controller.controller's "History" E.P. will be released in the U.K. on Sink And Stove Records sometime in February 2005. They'll also be opening for Death From Above 1979 & Kaito in the U.K. between January 31st and February 9. [from 20 hz. The same info's also over at chartattack]...in related news, go over to CJLO for photos of the band during the session they did for HOOKED on SONICS.
Thankfully, this has never happened to me, and hopefully NEVER will but people over at 20 hz recount personal experiences of being mugged in Toronto...suddenly, my solo concert-going in Toronto seems a little more dangerous.
And news straight outta the 90's Canadian indie rock scene[again from 20hz], The Wooden Stars will be playing the Horseshoe Tavern on January 20, 2005, with Sea Snakes as openers.
Endearing Records' artists Julie Doiron(on vocals) and Radiogram(as backing band) will appear on CBC Radio 2 this Saturday December 11th for a live studio session. And the session is presented by CBC Radio 3(?) And while you're over at Endearing Records, why not take advantage of their holiday special where you can purchase any 3 International Pop Exchange(IPX) releases for $20 CDN or any 5 of the series for $30.00.
The Raveonettes are set to release their sophmore album in early 2005, with a "wish list of guest musicians, including Maureen ‘Moe’ Tucker of the Velvet Underground on drums; Martin Rev of Suicide on keyboards; and Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes adding the 'woah-oh-oh's’ in the background of "Ode to L.A." [from filter magazine]
The Online Film Critics Society's TOP 100 OVERLOOKED FILMS OF THE 90's. [from Shift.com]
According to estheronline, 1500 copies of Esthero's new E.P. "We R In Need of a Musical Revolution" made it to stores yesterday, although most of the copies of the E.P. were recalled due to a packaging error. The next batch will go to stores on January 11, 2005. For now go listen to a streaming version of "We R In Need of a Musical Revolution". And quick bursts of emotional discourse gives a song-by-song review of the new E.P.
Some Broken Social Scene goodies: 1) streaming video of a live acoustic performance @ Kataweb (an Italian online community) [link from broken telephone] 2) torrent of the band on Spanish TV [again link from broken telephone]