- Plexifilm’s Free Streaming Movie of the Month
The staggeringly cool DVD label Plexifilm has introduced a Free Movie of the Month feature on their website. Every month, you can stream an entire movie for free. They're kicking it off with the doc "Spend An Evening With Saddle Creek".
- The War on Photography
This is so dead on. A few years ago, I had a scrape with a security guard in Chicago while taking photos near the Boeing building. I was simply standing on the sidewalk, taking photos AWAY from the building itself. Sometimes, people can be total idiots.
- Shearwater’s Rook Gets a Pitchfork 8
Austin-based Shearwater's last record, Palo Santo, is one of my favorite albums in recent years. And though I rarely read Pitchfork any more, I'm glad to see that the band's new record, Rook, got a glowing review.
- Austin City Limits Releases 2008 Schedule
The schedule for ACL 08 is online. This'll be the first year I actually go. Looking forward to lots: David Byrne, Band of Horses, M. Ward, Del, Hot Chip, Spiritualized, Neko Case, Okkervil River and City and Colour
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