DOWNLOAD: WHY? - "The Hollows" (mp3)

Why? @ the BV day party @ Emo's Annex - Mar 13, 2008 (Jamovenkilt)
Why? @ Emos Annex

Just a day after the release of their excellent new LP Alopecia, Oakland's WHY? turned in a matching performance at Emo's, breathing life into Yoni Wolf's gloomy, desperate narratives. Performing as a four-piece, the band played some of the best hip-hop-meets-psych-pop tracks of off both Alopecia and 2005's Elephant Eyelash. Live, as on the band's albums, Wolf's presence is by turns intense, endearing and unnerving. [Popmatters]

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Why?'s performance at Emo's Annex was also in my top 10 for the week. They play Knitting Factory's main room in NYC Saturday night (March 22) with Cryptacize, Son Lux, and Panther (who also played SXSW). Anti-Pop Consortium play two shows at the same club on the same night. More MP3s HERE, and much more Why? below...................

Why?: "Song of the Sad Assassin"

Nothing goes with weighty, genre-curious corpse songs quite like cartoons, right? Directed by animator Mike L. Mayfield ("Family Guy", "American Dad"), the video for Why?'s "Song of the Sad Assassin", from the indie hip-hop group's Pitchfork-recommended Alopecia, isn't exactly Saturday morning fare, although I guess you could still scarf down your Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs in front of it. "We lifted the body from the water like a gown/ You took off your bra to wrap the wound," [Pitchfork]

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Why? @ Emo's, SXSW 2008 (lizziechen09)
Why? @ Emos

Why? - 2008 Tour Dates
3-22 - New York, NY - The Knitting Factory ^^^ %%% +++
3-23 - New Haven, CT - Sundazed At BAR ^^^
3-24 - Northampton, MA - The Iron Horse ^^^
3-25 - Cambridge, MA - The Middle East ^^^
3-26 - Montreal QC - La Sala Rossa ^^^
3-27 - Toronto, ON - Silver Dollar ^^^
3-28 - Ann Arbor, MI - Pierpoint at University Of Michigan ^^^ ###
3-29 - Newport, KY - Southgate House
3-30 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland
4-1 - Columbus, OH - Cafe Bourbon Street
4-2 - Bloomington, IN - Bear's Place
4-3 - Chicago, IL - The Abbey Pub
4-4 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club
4-5 - Madison, WI - Cafe Montmartre
4-6 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
4-7 - Fargo, ND - The Aquarium
4-8 - Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
4-9 - Columbia, MO - Mojo's
4-10 - Lawrence, KS - Jackpot
4-11 - Denver, CO - Hi-Dive
4-12 - Salt Lake City. UT - Urban Lounge
4-14 - Missoula, MT - Badlander
4-15 - Spokane, WA - Big Easy
4-16 - Vancouver, BC - Media Club
4-17 - Seattle, WA - Vera Project ===
4-18 - Portland, OR - Holocene
4-19 - Eugene, OR - Indigo District

! w/Dose One, Cryptacize & DJs Jel and Odd Nosdam
*** w/YACHT
^^^ w/Cryptacize
&&& w/Samara Lubelski
%%% w/ Panther
@@@ w/Doofgoblin
$$$ w/ Br. Danielson
+++ w/Son Lux
### w/ Hopalong
=== w/ Mount Eerie

Why at Emos Annex

Why at Emos Annex

Why at Emos Annex

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