Minneapolis has a great record store called Let It Be, right in the heart of downtown, which actually has a larger section of albums than it does CDs. If you are a Waterloo or Other Music type, you would love this store. My purchase was Boy Child, The Best of Scott Walker. Their website sucks so I will let you find it on your own!
This week my favorite song is “Trouble” by Ray LaMontagne. They used it to good effect on Alias last week. At first I thought it was some Nina Simone song and then I thought maybe it was a really old Van Morrison song. He has a wonderful burnished voice, so check it out. There is a good piece on him at Six Eyes.
John Wesley Harding has written a book!
The White Stripes have a new album out June 6. It has a good title: Get Behind Me Satan
Speaking of burnished voices, did you buy the Martha Wainwright CD, you bloody motherfucking asshole!?
Torr has some Tears b-sides up now. Most of them of are ballads, strangely enough. Sorry trolls, Torr got a nasty note from the The Tears thugs. From what I heard of the tracks, the Tears need all the help they can get. It's not 1994 anymore, Brett. Move on from the rainy streets and lazy lovers in the trash. Get an age-appropriate topic, like colonoscopy...
Am going to see Ryan Adams and The Cardinals on May 21!