Vulture Whale is one of the better finds we stumbled upon at SXSW a few months ago. Brokenbrooklyn and myself were smoking a joint and scowling at the dreadful Vivian Girls when Wes McDonald (singer for Vulture Whale) asked us if we knew who was playing that awful “pussy rock”. Embarrassed that we knew, we told him and passed him our joint. Quickly we all agreed we were at the show to see Ponytail, they were coming on after Titus Andronicus. After ensuring Wes that Titus Andronicus was far removed from the drudgery we were withstanding, we got to talking and he told us about his band Vulture Whale.
Fast forward a couple months and I received an awesome package in the mail from Wes with a CD and links to videos:
So one of MinorProgression’s favorites now has some video’s up on youtube that haven’t really been seen. Anyway, I encourage you to beef up the view counts on these cute short live videos to hopefully inspire Akiine to make really cute music video’s that only someone with her quirky sensibilities could create:::::
It’s gotten extremely cold so I’ve been in bed over eating (candied yams and roasted legs of lamb have been my favorite meals to cook) and watching youtube. By far my favorite indulgence the past few winters has been and remains The Tough Alliance. Continue reading
Get jealous, I had a total Roxy Music moment a few weeks ago when Battlehooch played my house, I was fucking wasted with a saxophone blaring in my face!!! I was standing there, my skin melting off my bones from the noise, and ummmmmm, yeah it fucking ruled. Continue reading
Holy crap, check out this video by Passion Pit. Somebody finally made a video suiting enough to an amazing song that the combination reminds us of when we thought MTV was actually COOL. Boston’s Passion Pit just slapped me across the face and made me feel like summer isn’t quite over. Continue reading