Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Alex Turner Strikes Again OR The Return of The Walker Brothers?

Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys teams up with Miles Kane from a new band called The Rascals -- built from the ashes of The Little Flames (pun intended), whose "Put Your Dukes Up, John" was covered by the Monkeys on their "Leave Before The Lights Come On" single -- in a project called The Last Shadow Puppets and the first single evokes The Walker Brothers in a magnificent way.

Enjoy!

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

CJ7 Up For Pre-Order Already!

File this in the "Boy, that was fast!" category: Stephen Chow's CJ7 is already up for pre-order on YesAsia and yes, it does have English subtitles!

You can order the standard version here.

Friday, March 7, 2008

"From Feudal Serf to Spender..."

The Manic Street Preachers received the NME Godlike Genius award last week -- 02/28/08 in London -- and here are a few clips. I should have saved up money to go to the gig.

"Motorcycle Emptiness" remains one of my favorite songs of all time:



And "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough" with Cerys Matthews of Catatonia filling in for Nina Persson from The Cardigans is like a Welsh dream come true:



And here's Nicky Wire's impassioned acceptance speech:



And a few pictures for good measure!