Worried Noodles

----- MAIN ROOM (top floor)
6:10-6:25 Christopher Francis
6:40-7:15 R. Stevie Moore
7:30-8:05 Phil Elverum & Nick Krgovich (P:ANO, No Kids)
8:20-9:00 Islands (special pared down line-up)
----- party moves to TAP BAR (2nd floor)
9:15-9:50 Tussle
10:05-10:40 YACHT
10:40-? DJ Jan Lankisch afterparty

Those are the set times for the Worried Noodles party at Knitting Factory tonight (Dec 5, 2007). What is Worried Noodles?

David Shrigley's WORRIED NOODLES 2xCD with 104p book is out now on Tomlab and features 39 exclusive songs (with the artists interpreting Shrigley's lyrics) from David Byrne, Final Fantasy, Franz Ferdinand, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors, Hot Chip, Islands, Liars, Scout Niblett, Trans Am, YACHT, members of TV on the Radio, and more.

You can buy the CDs at Insound. You can buy tickets to the show at Ticketweb, OR you can go for free if you're one of the first two people to e-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: noodles) with your first and last name.

What? is that track at the top of this post? It's not on the Worried Noodles CD (though another Islands track is). It's on the awesome new Why? CD. More details on that, and the show, and the CD, and tracklist, and everything below....


WhyThe Hollows out now on anticon. in the US and Tomlab in the EU
"The Hollows" finds the boys further realizing their own distinct brand of clever and shimmery pop with the ever crooking subsurface smile we saw solidify on their critically acclaimed 2005 LP, Elephant Eyelash. WHY?'s three main constituents, Yoni Wolf (cLOUDDEAD, Hymie's Basement, Reaching Quiet), Josiah Wolf, and Doug McDiarmid, are here joined by a notable guest cast including Andrew Broder & Mark Erickson of Fog, Doseone, and Nedelle of the Curtains / Cryptacize. Epicly anthemic,"The Hollows" is proof that WHY? has returned with a vengeance.

Both US and European editions of The Hollows boast three exclusive b-sides. On the American 12", side A is filled out by a Dntel remix of an unreleased Alopecia track, "By Torpedo Or Crohn's," which finds Yoni barking up his most rap cadence in years atop Jimmy Tamborello's pulsing electronics very much in the vein of his James Figurine material. Side B features friends covering older WHY? material. First up is Xiu Xiu's unique and dare I say dancey electro take on "Yoyo Bye Bye" from Elephant Eyelash. Closing out the 4-song 12" is ""Pre-teen Apocalyptic Film Acting" a medley of selected WHY? material by Asthmatic Kitty recording artist, Half-Handed Cloud.

The European version of The Hollows, brought to you by Tomlab, features a remix by Boards of Canada of yet another forthcoming track from Alopecia, "Good Friday." Side B begins with a cover of "Yoyo Bye Bye" by Dump (James McNew of Yo La Tengo), and lastly we find Islands covering "Broken Crow," a song from WHY?-offshoot Reaching Quiet's catalog.


Worried Noodles


Worried Noodles

CD 1
1. Roger Ferguson - Welcome Singer
2. Christopher Francis - One
3. Grizzly Bear - Blackcurrant Jam
4. R. Stevie Moore - Live In Fear
5. Phil Elvrum & Nick Krgovich - Whatcha Doin'
6. Scarlett's Well - Maybe
7. Psapp - Sad Song
8. Aidan Moffat & The Best Ofs - Your Hands Are Cold
9. Yacht - I Saw You
10. Simon Bookish - Prince Of Wales
11. Deerhoof - You, Dog (aka Kids Are So Small)
12. Hank - Baby's Bible
13. Marriot 1262 (TV On The Radio Portland Chapter) - Sweet, Sweet Potato
14. David Byrne - For You
15. James Chadwick - The Wooden Floor
16. Islands - Joy
17. Cotton Candy - A Sentimental Song
18. Franz Ferdinand - No
19. Alig Fodder - The Hole
20. Cibelle - Elaine

CD 2
1. Dirty Projectors - Come Forward
2. The Curtains - Show Me The Way Things Work
3. Max Tundra - A Truce
4. Munch Munch - A Squirrel
5. Liars - Panic Button
6. Tussle (ft. David Shrigley) - A Clash Of Heads
7. Trans Am - The Film
8. John Shankie - A Song
9. Scout Niblett - The Bell
10. Final Fantasy - Joys
11. Mt. Eerie - A Sentimental Song
12. The Dead Science - Once I Found A Diamond
13. Lord Cut Glass - Maybe
14. No Kids - Another Song
15. Hot Chip - No
16. Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - The Pretty Girl
17. Mitch Friedman - Awesome
18. Pyrolator & Stoya - Elaine
19. Les Georges Leningrad - Manager And Coordinator Of Prostitutes

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