The tiny tumblr version of music for robots with less mp3 content and more crap.
I’ve heard a lot of musical touchstones bandied about in reference to Benjamin Booker’s new album, but to me it sounds like a b-side off of …And Out Come the Wolves. Which, frankly, is nothing to shake a stick at.
Omg Jenny Lewis interviewed outside TT the Bears in 2002 re: her favorite vegan recipes! She explains how Mike Mogis introduced Rilo Kiley to ‘the magic of nutritional yeast and braggs’ while recording The Execution of All Things ha ha ha
Clearing the palate, here’s Lyle Lovett’s excellent cover of Jackson Browne’s “Rosie.” The original is a tongue-in-cheek cornball ode to masturbation while on tour, but Lyle — no stranger to corn himself — can’t help but make it a serious song about love. “Looks like its you and me again tonight,” while once a punchline, becomes almost Waitsian in its earnest ennui.