Through the glories of myspace I offer Silversun Pickups who I, aware of my tendencies to hyperbolically rapturous proclamations, nonetheless think may be a damn fine band. Nothing groundbreaking, nothing paradigm-shifting, just a fine damn band. Start - please - with "Kissing Families." Their website offers goodies too. Neither offer the couple of songs I think their best.
A new Alice Munro short story.
Reviews of Roth's *Everyman* here and here. I confess it's sitting on my desk, unread - perhaps I should read it while I'm not feeling overcast, but it seems like a sure way to get overcast fast.
Art Metal? Sunn0)))? New to me.
To Cam: yes, I'll be angry again soon, I promise.