It’s like being there without the contact high, body odor or crowds . . . and we agree that it’s not nearly as much fun. However, you can still hear lots and lots of it here. [NPR]
Weezer with a timely release of a US MNT World Cup dedication. [Pitchfork]
Sir Paul with a cool way to shutdown the Isle of Wight festival [NME]
SPIN arriving with their Bonnaroo coverage. We don’t see a top-<insert number> list of best <insert criteria> anywhere, but we’re sure they’re working on it since they heart enumerated lists. [SPIN]
IndieRockCafe with some newer releases you might not have heard about + might want to listen to. [IRC]
We’ve always had an affinity for the G major chord. What does that mean? Someone study it! [NPR]
Some good links up there. We’ll be steadily working this week and hope to have the full INLE Bonnaroo recap, experience and op-ed ready for later this week. Until then we’ll just keep these here shinguards taped into our socks and operate as normal (or totally f’n sensational).
Here’s a vid from Bonnaroo to give you some sonic provisions for today. The live band rap concert is truly remarkable. Jay-Z kills, it seems. We only decided to post this here at about the 4:00 minute mark when we saw the personification of eclectic. Yes . . . that’s a Pink Floyd t-shirt . . . up front . . . hands up . . . and jumping.