October 26, 2007

Ick

Posted by Arcane Gazebo at 1:25 PM

I never realized how terrible this page looks if there aren't actually any recent posts. I'm deep into the thesis-writing right now so posting will be very sporadic at best for a while longer, but check back in about a month.

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October 1, 2007

Emma Pollock, Watch The Fireworks

Posted by Arcane Gazebo at 12:27 PM

The excellent Scottish band The Delgados unfortunately broke up two years ago, but now there's the next best thing to a new Delgados record: an Emma Pollock solo album. Delgados fans should check it out, especially if, like me, you preferred her vocals to Alun Woodward's. Here's the video for "Acid Test":

My favorite track, though, is not this one but "If Silence Means That Much To You". She's opening for The New Pornographers on their US tour this month—that's a bill I'd definitely see, if only they were coming to California...