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Mario Speedwagon’s Under The Radar News Roundup

Posted in Internet, Music, Tiny Mix Tapes with tags , , , , , on April 3, 2009 by Mario Speedwagon

Man Man Tour With Cursive And Gogol Bordello, Merge Fest Initial Details Announced, Mastodon Set To Tour, All Points West Festival Tickets On Sale Now… read all about it at TinyMixTapes.com

Upcoming Tours For Bands I Dig; Plus LOST

Posted in Music, Television with tags , , , , , on April 2, 2009 by Mario Speedwagon

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Lost last night was a serious snooze-fest. I guess I don’t want to talk about specifics too much, since there are probably people out there who haven’t watched it yet, but everything that was “revealed” last night was a total DUH. It was also a Kate episode, and while I guess in season one I kind of liked Kate and thought her character was interesting, now I think she’s boring, selfish, a whiner and kind of a bitch. I’m getting a bit antsy because there is only about twenty or so episodes left of Lost and shit better start gettin’ ‘splained. Next weeks episode looks like it might be awesome. A John Locke vs. Ben Linus throw-down is exactly what I need. On a side note: Kate was all up ons some Roger “Workman” Linus last night too, which was weird. Maybe she has a fondness for scruffy drunks.

Titus Andronicus are hitting the road this June with Lucero for the first half and Ted Leo/Rx for the second half. They’ll be playing Athens on June 11, so that means I get the Ted Leo/Rx show (Jersey in the house.) You can check out tour dates for Titus Andronicus on the Beggers website and Ted Leo/Rx on the Touch & Go website.

Man Man are heading out with Cursive (let me mention how their album title Mama, I’m Swollen makes me feel icky,) and playing a few select dates with Gogol Bordello. Their tour runs from mid-April to early-June. You can find the dates over at Pitchfork.

I suspect there should be more bands touring soon while they make their way to various summer festivals. Stay tuned.

Jams:

“The Numbered Head (Robert Pollard cover)” – Ted Leo & The Pharmacists
“Upon Viewing Brueghels ‘Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus'” – Titus Andronicus
“From The Hips” – Cursive