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Pitchfork Classic Series Takes on Belle & Sebastian

Juicy. I just found out, via the 9:30 Club email list, that Pitchfork (some of us around here like to call them Bitchfork) has started a documentary series called Pitchfork Classic focusing on some seminal indie rock albums. The latest of which is none other than our beloved Belle & Sebastian! Ah the band for… Read more »

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Letter to Aaron Leeder of Faces Together

Hey ho, One listen to your new album and we’re reminded why you are our favoritest guitarist ever. Persistently bizarre, off-kilter, beautiful, frustratingly infectious. We go to bed every night in peace, knowing that, at any given moment, somewhere in the world, you are making a lot of people’s unicorns happy … …ahem. Keep up… Read more »

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A New Cut Inspired By … John Cale and a Stranger on the Subway

I was on the F train in NY last weekend, and I started admiring this girl’s hair. It was cut in a normal style, naturally jet black with some red dye, but she had bobby-pinned a tiny portion of her hair up against the side of her head in an X formation. I made a… Read more »

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Exit Clov’s New Album Is Finally Done!

I still can’t believe it… but here’s proof –> http://exitclov.bandcamp.com/. It’s been a real journey through this album, but really what album isn’t a journey? Ask any band, I suppose. And it always takes longer than you planned. The songs on this album were mostly written the year after Memento Mori came out in 2010,… Read more »

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Clov-Inspired Tattoos

Yesterday, we got an email from a fan showing us the raddest tattoo ever. Lyrics from our song Moving Gaza! “living is not for free … art is ecstasy.” So we tweeted the pic Within an hour someone else tweeted his own pic of the Clov/Sesow Zombie bunny from our Memento Mori album. WHAT.!? Awesome!!… Read more »

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Holiday Gift Idea for the ‘rents –> Island X

The holidays are just around the corner! If you’re Taiwanese and mulling possible gift ideas for your Taiwanese mom & pops, don’t forget about Island X, a collection of traditional and pop songs we recorded in Taiwanese & Mandarin. Get acquainted with our project HERE and listen to the tunes by using the streaming links below. Then,… No Featured Image

SKULLSHAKER. New Track, New Vid “Doin It In The Park”

Busy! We’ve been busy. Which explains why new posts have been paltry of late. Nevertheless here is a good excuse for why. This is a slick new video by Charlie Michael featuring some DC trickers and bboys doin’ it in Rock Creek Park. Tricking apparently is an art form that mixes martial arts, gymnastics and… Read more »

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FOOD FIND #6: Turf ‘n Surf Po Boy in Austin, TX

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY On our way to the shuttle stop for the Austin City Limits… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #5: Moonshine Grill in Austin, Texas

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY Started off Day 1 at Austin City Limits Festival with a visit… Read more »

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Bangin’ Books! The Music & Writer Edition

There are two books currently occupying our must-read book list: How Music Works (David Byrne) and The Good Girls Revolt (by Lynn Povich). We’re particularly giddy with excitement because they tie in two of mousybabe’s favorite hobbies: music and writing! The Good Girls Revolt (Lynn Povich) In The Good Girls Revolt, Lynn Povich recounts a seminal lawsuit… Read more »