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09.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's a nice little mid-week treat: Jenny Lewis' new album, Acid Tongue, which comes out on Sept. 23, is now streaming online on her Myspace page. I've only listened to it once, so I'll resist the temptation to slap an insta-rating on itthere's such a thin line between a lightweight Jenny Lewis song and a heavy Jenny Lewis song, it takes a few extra listens than usual before its safe to fin...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
For every band that finds wealth, stardom and happiness after signing to a major label, there are countless others crushed by the experience. Rilo Kiley doesn’t quite fall into either camp, guitarist Blake Sennett explains. The band’s tenure on Warner Bros. has been pleasant enough—marked by friendly, helpful people and devoid of interference from calculating executives or other horrors—but, Sennett concedes, “In ways, we probably shouldn’t have made the leap to a major label. “It seemed like the next natural step, something we had to do to reach people, but I think it was probably a miscue,” Sennett adds. “I’m not going to say it was a mistake, but I’m not going to say it was … well, the opposite of a mistake.”
11.01.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
By now you probably know the drill: Pitchfork endorses an album by a relative unknown, then that artists' net worth skyrockets. Today's lucky recipient is White Williams, whose debut record, Smoke, earned an 8.3 and a "recommended" nod from the site. In the coming weeks Williams will be showered in belated press coverage, but in the meantime, I should point out that he has a concert booked at Milw...

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