Archive | The Wedding Present

Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst Will Sheff / Okkervil River (December 2003) Tegan Quin / Tegan & Sara (October 2004) Rhett Miller / Old 97s (October 2004) Cinerama and the Wedding Present / David Gedge (November 2003 / March 2012)

6 Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst

Did you hear the news? June 2018 marks Three Imaginary Girls’ 16th birthday! We’re throwing a big New Wave Night party that will be imaginary to the max {performances with a live band, karaoke, a DJ dance party, a photo booth, and more!!!}. Please please please join us! {all the details} All this celebration {and […]

Continue Reading
Santa John Roderick. Photo credit: Laura Duffy

I’d like to make the world a holiday mixtape…

This morning’s headlines made claim that a Christmas song by the Shins has overtaken Mariah Carey’s holiday anthem as the “the most played holiday song.” Although I love the Shins, their version of a Paul McCartney holiday song, and the idea of it being the #1 holiday song, I have to admit I’m a tad […]

Continue Reading
The_Wedding_Present_Valentina_Cover

Valentina

{
7
/11}

For an artist as prolific as David Gedge is, with nearly thirty years' recording history under his belt, it is a bit strange to think that the new Wedding Present album, Valentina, is only the band's eighth studio record. Of course, there are numerous singles, EPs, and live albums as well, not to mention the […]

Continue Reading
The Wedding Present (2012) Photo from their Facebook Page

Imaginary Interview: David Gedge of the Wedding Present {at Cupcake Royale}

{The Wedding Present, that's David Gedge second from the left. Photo from their Facebook page} David Gedge is the hardest working man in bittersweet indie-pop.  Besides a full work schedule of touring and recording new albums, he delivers anniversary tours for each of the Wedding Present's most beloved albums (he's now working on the Seamonsters […]

Continue Reading
los_campesinos2012_1

Let the Los Campesinos Countdown begin {Neptune, 2/4}

It is just a little over a week until the Los Campesinos! show at the Neptune Theater on Saturday, February 4, 2012 and I am beside myself with pre-show excitement. Every single LC! show I've seen has left me gleefully ravaged by the frenetic enthusiasm and beguiling live set.  For them, it's a moral imperative […]

Continue Reading
DJ-CROC-2011-08

Liz's DJ set from Monday's Crocodile Happy Hour

{photo by the lovely Victoria VanBruinisse} Thanks again to everyone who stopped by the Crocodile on Monday! It was *so so awesome* seeing you and boy oh boy did the double helpings of pizza make my tummy happy. I still have a couple of those wooden tokens for rum drink specials left over; I suppose […]

Continue Reading

The Smiths as covered by members of Built to Spill, Wedding Present, Vivian Girls, and…

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LduFow83mp8] (Doug Martsch covering a Smiths song that isn’t “Reel Around The Fountain”) It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new from a member of the Smiths, so it’s perfect timing for a new Smiths covers album… especially one with tracks interpreted by the Wedding Present,  Doug Martsch (Built To Spill), The Rest (one […]

Continue Reading

My fave video of the moment: Oh Hell, I Married an Indiepop Girl

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5uo60kfx6A] I’m not sure what neat Windows(R) software created this video, but even with the program I couldn’t have come up with a funnier indie-pop girl / husband sample conversation. For the love of Morrissey!!!  You’ll never be English, get over it. What should be the next video in this series?  A barista to boyfriend […]

Continue Reading
21292-4900131028_392095058a

Athens Popfest roundup: 5 days of awesome

{a rare Popfest sight – an empty 40 Watt, by Rich Guiterrez} I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Athens Popfest is always the best week of the year for indie pop nerds, and this year was no exception. Think five days straight of raging shows, surrounded by so many old and new […]

Continue Reading

Athens Popfest 2010 lineup announced

Today is like Christmas morning for indie pop nerds. Today, I am giddy as hell because THE ATHENS POPFEST LINEUP HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! I’ve compared Athens Popfest before to indie pop summer camp, but basically, it’s the best week out of the year for anyone who loves indie pop. And this year {August 10-14, 2010}, […]

Continue Reading