In Case You Missed It: Week in Review

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Sorry folks, we almost missed the week in review ourselves – wouldn’t THAT have been ironic. I just got back from my holiday travels – sorry for the delay. So in case you were busy following baseball’s opening games or whatever else it is people do these days (I’m really out of the loop…) here’s what you missed this week on Knox Road.

Monday:
Jamie gives us the week in concerts for the D.C./Baltimore area. Don’t worry, I feel left out too.
Justice remixes U2’s “Get On Your Boots,” making it a bearable song.
New Lonely Island video for “Like A Boss”. Pretty much what you’d expect from Samberg and Co.
Lee provides a few notable CD releases without including the obvious ones to be discussed later…
Since MTV isn’t working out, the U suffix tries to help new videos like Silversun Pickups’ “Panic Switch”
Jack White’s new band The Dead Weather to play NYC’s Bowery Ballroom April 14!

Tuesday:
Lee reviews Doves Kingdom Of Rust with mixed results
“Eins, zwei drei!!”: Ukranian polka band covers Katy Perry
The Power Pop label does Golden Bear’s beautiful and rough music a disservice
Love Is All covers Lykke Li’s mom’s punk band

Wednesday:
Franz Ferdinand covers “Womanizer.” Oh right, because “it’s been the best song out in the last few months.”
Hands and Knees make jangly, animalistic fever rock
Jamie reviews The Thermals new effort, Now We Can See, which sparks some hot reader debate
Man Man’s new video for “Rabbit Hands” includes Fred Armisen

Thursday:
Calling all cover artists – stop messing with our heads! Case in point: Yacht’s new album cover.
Animal Collective remix Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Zero
Lee profiles Swedish six-piece, Fredrik. (He loves them. Not only because they’re Swedish!)
News: it’s time to compare online music prices
New Dirty Projectors track, “Stillness is the Move,” available for download

Friday:
Jamie profiles the ultra lo-fi DIY tUnE-YaRdS and loves her use of everyday sounds
New Jon Hopkins track, “Wire”, available for download

Saturday:
South Park mocks Kanye West with “Gay Fish” and makes it sound a lot like Kanye himself
Lee hands out the title track for new Papercuts album with a positive review

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