Overnight Sensation …
Our overnight crew is threatening to lock us in a room and make us listen to Partridge Family bootleg recordings for 48 hours if you don't read their latest items. Please, show some mercy and take a moment to read their fine articles like the following:
These Dolls Have Real Attitude - The New York Dolls gear up for a North American run.
All Roads Lead To Ego Likeness - The darkwave duo begins an ambitious cross-country trek in support of a series of new releases.
Here & There …
They say "only the strong survive." But is EMI that strong? The Wall Street Journal
Head of one of the biggest record retailers in the world says recording industry's problems are "overdone" - Guardian U.K.
Bugging device found under judges' table at Britain's "Got Talent" TV show - The Times Online
Portland, OR, woman sues Stubhub, claiming company violated city's anti-scalping laws - KGW / Associated Press
Why is Morrissey miserable? - Telegraph U.K.
Music used to make Stacey Gayle sick. Now, after surgery, Gayle can again listen to her favorite artists - Newsday / Associated Press
Dates, Dates & More Dates ...
Singer / songwriter Michael Fracasso leaves his Texas stomping grounds to travel to London in April. Other new dates include Memphis on February 23 and Tampa on February 29; The Frantic have several new February and March engagements. Cities include Brooklyn, Atlanta, Tallahassee and Little Rock; Little Man Tate plays the U.K. in March and Onslaught terrorizes Europe in March and April.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Lifehouse, The Futureheads, Agent Orange, Joe D'Urso, Todd Snider, Bob Mould, The Benjy Davis Project, Tim McGraw, The Presidents Of The United States Of America, The Gutter Twins, The A-Sides, Randy Crouch, Regina Spektor, Rascal Flatts, Pinback, Mike Doughty, Mary Gauthier, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Jack Jones, Jill Sobule, Heart, Crosby Loggins, Blue Oyster Cult, The Devil Wears Prada, Portugal. The Man, Pierce The Veil, Mustard's Retreat, Los Amigos Invisibles, Foghat, Gabriel Rios, Keb' Mo', A Flock Of Seagulls, "Gathering Of The Vibes" plus thousands of artists and bands who are so famous and successful that we need not mention their names because you already know who they are.
And that's another Thursday wrap! Time to strike the set, send the talent home and prepare for another day. Thank you for spending some time with us. Goodnight, and have a pleasant tomorrow.