Tuesday, December 04, 2007

The Money Shot: Play It Again (and Again) Sam, Uncut Loves 'North American Scum', & Getting Drunk on Maximo Park...

Today's headlines...

Maximo Park launch their own beer (NME)
MS: "So many amazing things have happened for our band in a short space of time and to have our image emblazoned on a Brown label is another addition to that list.

"It would be great for our band to be as synonymous with Newcastle as the mighty Brown Ale, and it's both amusing and an honour to be able to deface the label in this manner!"

Uncut Names LCD Soundsytem As 2007's Finest (Stereogum)
MS: 10 Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
09 Radiohead - In Rainbows
08 The White Stripes - Icky Thump
07 The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
06 Robert Wyatt - Comicopera
05 Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
04 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
03 PJ Harvey - White Chalk
02 Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
01 LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver

Radio’s Newest Strategy: Play a Hit, Again and Again (NY Times)
MS: “There’s a very limited window. If they’re going to listen 15 minutes a day, you want to make sure they hear their favorite song in that 15 minutes. It’s really the fast-paced life style that we all live.”

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