Andy Bell of Erasure to duet with Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters. The new Scissor Sisters DVD only costs $8.99 at Amazon.
The Kaiser Chiefs are playing a free show at Tribeca Grand in NYC on January 15th. (answer to commenter: I don’t know if they card)
‘Walking with a Ghost’ by Tegan and Sara voted best album of 2004 by Little Steven’s Underground Garage. Tegan and Sara played a sold out show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC last night. Little Steven recently performed with Nancy Sinatra at Joe’s Pub.
Album release of the week is the new Fiery Furnaces 10 song EP. Soviet Panda weighs in, and naturally, so does Pitchfork.
One of the highlights of last week was the Keren Ann show at Southpaw. Aeki Tuesday provides more pics, and so does Melody Nelson.
Some people thought I sounded bitter, angsty, (mean even?) with my multiple links to Coolfer yesterday. Hopefully you realized it was all in fun. ‘Over-blogged bands’ may win the most referenced post of 2005. Add Chromewaves, One Louder, and The Rub to the list of trackbacks.
PopMatters writes about Capitolizing on the Beatles. Junkmedia says that Papercuts sound like the Beatles.
Largehearted Boy links you to everything you ever wanted to know about the recent Apple/iPod hoopla. Gizmodo hosts an image that will make you laugh.
According to the Denver news, the hottest thing in German music right now is a 4-year-old girl’s made-up song about a crocodile.