WOW: A great clip of LSF covering Debaser!
Listen: Les Savy Fav - Patty Lee. Anyone else going to see LSF on April 4th? I already have tickets! One extra, actually, email if you are interested.
WASHINGTON — After West Virginia forward Joe Alexander led the seventh-seeded Mountaineers to an upset of second-seeded Duke in the second round of the N.C.A.A. tournament on Saturday, he asked a pointed question.
Men's Bracket Women's Bracket When told that the Mountaineers had just beaten a team with eight McDonald’s all-Americans, Alexander seemed startled. He arched his eyebrows and asked in a serious tone, “Who?”
As a reporter was leaving, the reserve Cam Thoroughman asked if Duke point guard Greg Paulus was one of the eight McDonald’s all-Americans. When told yes, Thoroughman said: “Oh my God. Are you kidding?” "
I only caught a bit of the report on NPR, but they pointed out that we are coming up on the 50th anniversary of Link Wray's Rumble, which is one of the best songs in the history of DC music. Hell, not just DC, but in the history of rock, period.
A friend with similar tastes in 90s rock has informed me that Polvo will be playing at the Black Cat in May.
Ever year, as part of WFMU's fundraising marathon, Yo La Tengo takes requests from listeners. A few years ago, the highlight was probably their hysterical and not terribly faithful stab at covering Hey Ya. This year? A version of The Passenger that turns into a little song about the career of Jack Nicholson, since Ira is a little fuzzy on the actual lyrics.
Throw the bastard in the river: Archers of Loaf playing Greatest of All Time in Iowa City back in 1998.