Special mention goes to Metric this week, who are being given their own week on Drowned in Sound! Features include Jimmy’s guide to Toronto, Joshua’s guide to NYC, ‘Fantasies’ Track by Track and an exclusive behind the scenes 3 part documentary, ‘The Rawside of Metric’.
Elsewhere, aside from Swine Flu pandemonium (the man sat next to me on the E3 bus to work today coughed twice..Am I now INFECTED?!!!’) we can link you up to:
** Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Shepherds Bush ** The Horrors on making ‘Primary Colours’ ( which just got a 9/10 in the NME (9/10… 9/10.) ** 3 Strikes back on the French Parliament agenda ** More ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ teasers from messrs Burton/SparkleHorse and Lynch**
Don’t get Swine Flu if you can help it.
Tinchy Stryder is currently number 1 in the charts with,err… ‘Number 1’!! The song was written by N Dubz and our very own Fraser T Smith. We’re thrilled.
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** ‘What does the Pirate bay verdict mean for innovation’ – An interesting piece in the Guardian ** New Horrors Video for ‘Who Can Say’ **Bat For Lashes on Later with Jools ‘High Pitch Musical Wizard’ Holland ** Review of Bat For Lashes @Shepherds Bush Empire ** Yeah Yeah Yeahs play ‘Heads will Roll’ on Jimmy Fallon ** The Sparklehorse / Dangermouse ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ legend continues to grow… **
May your weekend be weekendish. And wonderful.
So thrilled to announce that we have signed The Horrors in an exclusive publishing deal, moving forward. The band’s second album, ‘Primary Colours’ will be released on XL on May 4 and has been produced by our very own Geoff Barrow of Portishead. Check out the video for ‘Sea Within a Sea’ below… Thrilled.
Does what it says on the tin… New Devendra Banhart material. This is exciting.
Also check out Megapuss (best name ever?) if you haven’t already. Wondermog could have worked also.
This week the world followed a new dog called Bo, saw The Child Catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, erm.. Phil Spector, sentenced to hard time and visited a video on youtube featuring a sycophantic trio of crimwits gushing over another ‘diamond in the rough’ on Britain’s Got Amanda Holden being an emotional airhead on National TV .
More importantly the following happenned:
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Track by track guide to It’s Blitz!
Don’t flip the bird at Andrew Bird (or call him a bird brain). And this is why…