23 January 2007

Post-Holiday Mania: New Music Tuesday Edition

I guess some consider January/February to be a bit of a lull after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Not so in the life of LG. Early 2007 is filled with many days of note (one being today).

Mon., Jan 15: MLK Day Observed. You won’t hear any Martin Luther King Jr. jokes from me. If you want that kind of riff raff, I suggest you rent “Jesus is Magic.” Comedic masterpiece of Sarah Silverman (who-by the way-AWESOME-is getting her own show on Comedy Central.).

“Guess what Martin. I had a fucking dream too.”

Well, I always look forward to a free day off work. (Aside: I was robbed of the free day this year by work, but I don’t blame Martin Luther King Jr for that. In fact, I bet he’d say that’s just the man holdin’ me down.)

2. Today, Jan 23: New Music Tuesday. I’ve been eagerly anticipating the drop of “Wincing the Night Away,” latest release from The Shins. So much so that I pre-ordered it online. It’s actually downloading now cause I got home from work late. The man is holding me back AGAIN. Dammit. I wish I had a review to give, but for now, you can settle for this guy’s. Today also marked the release of the new album by Of Montreal, “Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?”. Which I also pre-ordered, except this time on Amazon.com. I guess it’s en route. So you can read this awesome review and listen to one of the MP3s.

While we’re on the topic of music, I’ve got a few concerts on the horizon, Jack’s Mannequin at 9:30 club, Stellastarr* at Rock N’Roll Hotel (I saw them at 9:30 last year and they were great. RnR Hotel is like a quarter the size of 9:30. Soo this should be double tight. It’s really beyond me how a band CAN’T be awesome with an asterisk in it’s name. In fact, I might change my name to Lesliee*.) Oh and Lily Allen at 9:30. Unless my best friend decides to ruin my life by scheduling her engagement party for the same day. I am trying to bribe her by giving her a ticket to the show, though.

3. Sun., Feb. 4: Proenza Schouler fucking launches their Target line!!! The guys who make this: http://www.style.com/fashionshows/collections/F2006RTW/complete/thumb/PSCHOULER

Are bringing me this: http://www.nitrolicious.com/blog/2006/12/04/proenza-schouler-for-target-lookbook/

I obviously won’t be blogging that day because my laptop doesn’t get wireless at Target. Anyone who has ever gone shopping with me and has experience my “designer fashion trance” will understand my state of mind. So if you have any confessions you need to get off your chest and just want it to go in one ear and out the other, you should join me. I won’t be able to repeat anything because I won’t be listening to you. I’ll just be nodding my head while I pillage the rack for my size.

Or, if in the future you want to play like you told me something, but really didn’t…like if I call you out on not inviting me to something, you can just be like…"yeah, remember, we were at Target, you were trying on Proenza Schouler…?”

“Oh yeaaaaaah. Right.”


Rachel said...

I'm way excited for the upcoming shows! FINALLY some new good shows on the horizon. Its about time!

Sarah said...

So jealous about Stellastarr* AND Rock & Roll hotel!

Sarah said...

Wait. Rachel. You posted at 6:21 am. You're a freak.

Rachel said...

I think the clock was off, or is off on your computer because there was no chance I was awake at 6:21 am :) dont worry, not a freak THIS time