Blogotheque Take-Away Shows

February 19th, 2008

I’m in love with’s videos of musicians wandering through Paris.

Start with The Arcade Fire video: the whole band crowds into an elevator, plays “Neon Bible” there and emerges to wander among an enormous crowd of fans while playing “Wake Up.”

They provide Youtube-quality thumbnails, but don’t miss the luscious high-rez DivX download versions of each video.

(Thanks, Jeremy, for turning me onto this.)

Jeffrey Lewis Anti Folk Complete History of Punk Rock

February 14th, 2008

“Complete” is a stretch. But these are 8 strong minutes:

Rats, I’ll be out of town when he plays Bimbo’s in San Francisco Feb. 29.