Saturday, July 21, 2007


I'd thought all youtube was good for was silliness and old football clips but recently i discovered its also a treasure trove of 80s indie bands from the wedding present to echo and the bunnymen. I'd never seen Ian Curtis perform before and it was startling to see just how arresting he was live:

an artist newly discovered via will oldham is Jeffrey Lewis, who's more literal than most with his songs-as-storytelling approach:

he-man singing a 90s classic takes the cake eats it then spits out a disco ball.  If brad pitt makes the live action movie i hope he does the same

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