“Stitches” is the title track from the forthcoming album by Califone. On a foundation of organ chords, squalls of barely controlled guitar feedback and drum machine blast-beats perfectly frame the evocative lyrics.
With this morning’s meteorite explosion in Russia injuring at least 900 people, and a close pass from asteroid 2012 DA14 later today, many journalists and countless website commenters and tweeters are desperate for a lesson in astronomical object classification. I can think of no better source than Joanna Newsom’s song “Emily” from her 2006 album Ys.
Ideal Forms plays at Comet Ping Pong this Saturday, which continues to book the majority of shows that I would actually go to if I actually went to shows. Plus there is pretty good pizza, if you are into that. Featuring underground rock veterans James Canty (Nation of Ulysses, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, French…