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Nick Lowe – “Stoplight Roses” (Feat. Paul F. Tompkins) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In the countdown to venerable indie rock label Yep Roc’s 15th anniversary bash — an event which takes place 10/11-10/13 in Carroboro, NC — they’re letting some unreleased and rare stuff out of the vault each week. This week’s special is an unreleased Nick Lowe video for the song “Stoplight Roses,” a clip that feature… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 18, 2012 - 10:26 am

Ted Leo And The Pharmacists – “Bottled In Cork” Video

Last week Ted Leo posted a lengthy text on his website titled “MAJORLY MASSIVE CAREER TRAJECTORY NEWS! YOU MIGHT SAY, “PARADIGM SHIFT,” EVEN!!,” which discusses just that over the course of 3,000 or so words. In the screed, he mentions wanting to go into musical theater — “another love of mine” — because these day… More »

By: brandon / August 23, 2010 - 10:25 am

The Best Show On WFMU Fundraiser 3/10/09

Whenever I’ve recommended The Best Show on WFMU (91.1 FM, to friends, I’ve been confronted with the complaint that the show is three hours long. And that they do not have three hours every week to listen to the radio. Admittedly, three hours a week might sound like a sizable investment if I didn’t… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / March 11, 2009 - 11:50 am

Aimee Mann As Scrooge

Aimee Mann’s second annual comedic Christmas video is out, and it’s a Tim Heidecker-directed Dickens spoof. Aimee plays Ebenezer Scrooge; Grant-Lee Phillips is Bob Cratchit; Michael Penn is Jacob Marley; Paul F. Tompkins, John Krasinki, and John C. Reilly are the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future; and Michael Cera is a reluctant “Tiny… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 22, 2008 - 5:39 pm

Aimee Mann Mockumentary Starring John Krasinski, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell

For someone who says so much through sad songs, Aimee Mann’s live shows are surprisingly comedic affairs. Patton Oswalt has pinch-bantered for Aimee in concert for over ten years now. The singer/songwriter’s part of Jon Brion’s Largo family, and it’s always fun to watch that talented crew of comedians and musicians in new configurations, especially… More »

By: Stereogum / February 8, 2008 - 6:35 pm