In Case You Missed It: Week in Review


Quite possibly the only time I’ll ever say this (…with sincerity): I hope you weren’t reading Knox Road this week. It’s been too nice outside, and I wouldn’t blame you – I’d actually think something’s wrong with you. Unless you’re one of our Antarctic readers. (In that case, I don’t mean to make you jealous – keep on reading!) Regardless, the rundown… [image via]

Sufjan Stevens: Is he back? Where’s the Montana album?

Sea Wolf’s “Stanislaus” MP3 plus tour dates with Sara Lov.
Matt Kanelos & The Smooth Maria on NPR!
Justin Vernon’s (Bon Iver) side project, Volcano Choir, releases solidly good “Island, IS”.
New song from California workhorses Port O’Brien.

The Almighty Defenders: Garage rock gone Gospel (not really). But Jamie’s in love!
There Will Be Fireworks’ post-rock is bloody brilliant. And depressing (not really).
As Tall As Lions’ You Can’t Take It With You drops Tuesday. Lee is impressed. (Really.)
Mustachioed Man covers Passion Pit on a harp all Fantasia style.

Amy Millan covers Death Cab’s “I Will Follow You Into The Dark” for new album.
Legend Les Paul dies at 94.

Lee’s metaphysical relationship to Balmorhea’s wonderful All Is Wild, All Is Silent.
Jon’s man-crush = Antony and the Johnsons. And Anima.

Live Anathallo videos always do the trick.

*Pick of the Week*
Chromewaves: “Forgive Me” Ida Maria and Ladyhawke finally head out to Toronto! But for a reason much to Frank’s chagrin…

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