Elsewhere…

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Eddie Argos
is blogging for The Guardian: "Whenever bands are in airports, they inevitably get asked, ‘what’s the name of your band?’ by airport staff. When I say Art Brut they never know who we are and there’s often an awkward silence…Mikey, our drummer, has started saying he’s Coldplay’s drummer, even signing autographs on occasion.

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My friend Toby who lives in Seattle has a fine blog, The Finest Kiss. He’s got the new single from tall Swedish group Shout Out Louds, "Tonight I Will Leave It." Sounds like the Cure’s "In Between Days" to me. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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He may have been sidelined for nearly a year, but Roger Ebert‘s annual Overlooked Film Festival rolls on. He checks in on how he’s doing: "To paraphrase Raging Bull, ‘I aint a pretty boy no more." We’re all rooting for you, Rog.

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Headphone Sex has a nice post and an MP3 from one of my favorite British nu-gaze bands, Maps.

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