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  • I don't need sleep. I only need to go to this show.

    11 Jul 2006, 5:07

    My dream show! Stolen from... someone else.

    The Idea:
    Name seven bands/artists to play at your dream festival.
    - The first act plays 5 songs.
    - The second act plays 5 songs.
    - The third act plays 7 songs.
    - The fourth act plays 7 songs.
    - The fifth act plays 10 songs.
    - The sixth act plays 10 songs.
    - The seventh act plays 14 songs.

    1. Whispertown2000
    a) Hometown
    b) Goodbye, Baby
    c) Through a Hole
    d) Intentions
    e) On The Move (+dance party!)

    2. The Brunettes
    a) B.A.B.Y
    b) Mars Loves Venus
    c) Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks
    d) You Beautiful Militant
    e) Loopy Loopy Love

    3. Arcade Fire
    a) Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
    b) Neighborhood #2 (Laika)
    c) Cold Wind
    d) Crown of Love
    e) Wake Up
    f) Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
    g) Rebellion (Lies)

    4. The Elected
    a) Would You Come With Me
    b) Not Going Home
    c) The Bank & Trust
    d) Go On
    e) Fireflies in a Steel Mill
    f) Greetings in Braille
    g) Biggest Star (+super jam session)

    5. The Decemberists
    a) The Infanta
    b) The Tain
    c) Red Right Ankle
    d) The Chimbley Sweep
    e) July, July!
    f) California One/Youth and Beauty Brigade
    g) Billy Liar
    h) Los Angeles, I'm Yours
    i) 16 Military Wives
    j) The Mariner's Revenge Song

    6. Tilly & The Wall
    a) Fell Down the Stairs
    b) Rainbows in the Dark
    c) Reckless
    d) Sing Songs Along
    e) Bessa
    f) Bad Education
    g) Patience, Babe
    h) Ice Storm, Big Gust, and You
    i) Lost Girls
    j) Nights of the Living Dead

    7. Rilo Kiley
    a) The Frug
    b) Jenny, You're Barely Alive
    c) The Good that Won't Come Out
    d) Wires & Waves
    e) The Execution of All Things
    f) Ripchord
    g) The Absence of God
    h) A Better Son/Daughter
    i) Papillon
    j) Pull Me In Tighter
    k) Pictures of Success
    l) Does He Love You?
    m) With Arms Outstretched
    n) Spectacular Views (+super jam session)
  • Whispertown 2000

    7 Feb 2006, 6:28

    I am really in love with the Whispertown 2000 right now. I'll admit - it took me a listen or two to catch on, but their Echo show soon became a favorite of mine and now I can't stop listening to their new Myspace songs. Morgan's voice is atypical, but I think that she's a great songwriter who really makes her voice work for her. Plus - the songs are damn catchy.

    I do kind of wish they were still called Vagtown 2000...

    But. I am totally thrilled that I'll get to see them in March!

    Oh, you know, and Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins, too.
  • Rabbit Fur Coat

    27 Nov 2005, 18:46

    I kind of want to marry Jenny's solo album...
    Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins

    ...Seriously. Soooo good.

    Sigh.

    First I'll build a sword get some words to explain
    It's a plan, brother, at least
    And I'll pretend that everybody here wants peace.
    Have mercy, have mercy, have mercy on me
    'Cause we're tired and lonely and we're bloody.
    What have we done?
    Why are we still runnin' from our own failing bodies?
    ...The big guns.