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December 4, 2007

Shorties

Yesterday's additions to the constantly updated master list of online 2007 music lists:

Beachbum's Daily Diversions (best albums)
Blitz (best albums)
Blitz (best songs)
Blitz (best DVDs & reissues)
Circle. Square. Triangle. (albums)
Circus Beckman (best albums)
Confessions of a Dangerous Pig (favorite songs)
Drowned in Sound (top albums)
E! Pullman (top albums)
Electric Fetus (local bestselling albums)
Flavobean (best albums)
Free Our Music (top albums)
Gorillavsbear (favorite albums)
Hollyscoop (top albums)
Human Punk Music News (top albums)
KCRW - Jason Eldredge (best albums)
Letters Home from Camp (top albums)
KKFI - Mark Manning (best albums)
Little Boys' Choir (best albums)
Minnesota Public Radio - Steve Steel (best albums)
Minnesota Public Radio -staff picks (top albums)
Music Sucks (most overlooked, overrated and best finds and video)
Music Sucks (top shows)
Oceans Never Listening (best songs)
MusicWarship - Jewlie (top albums)
Orange Blossom Special (top albums)
Phillyist - Bill (top albums)
Planet of Sound (and Sight) (best albums)
Political Machine (top political musical moments)
Pop Tarts Suck Toasted (top albums)
pretty to think so (top albums)
Rhythm and Seoul (music)
The Rock Blogger (top albums)
Ryan Capuano Shows You the Way (top albums)
Sententia pro Sententia (top albums)
SoundMojo (top albums)
A Special Way of Being Afraid (favorite songs)
St. Cloud State University Chronicle (albums)
Teletext (top albums)
therocksphere (albums)
This One Bird Didn't leave You (top albums)
tylerburnham (top albums)
unclemurdles (top albums)
West Chester University Quad (best albums)
WFUV - staff picks (best albums)
When I Said I Wanted To be Your Blog (great songs on not-so-great albums)
Yeasayer (top albums)
Yes I Can (albums)

see also:

the constantly updated list of online "best of 2007" music lists
the complete list of online "best of 2006" music lists



Voxtrot lead singer Ramesh Srivastava talks to the Cal State Long Beach Daily 49er about the band's online fame.

Eventually, music websites such as the indie behemoth Pitchfork Media began to spread the word about Voxtrot and what it had to offer.

"It was nice and I was flattered, but I don't read [Pitchfork] that much," he said. "I used to read blogs all the time, but I just don't care anymore. To me, there isn't any magic in it. I would much rather prefer to create or recreate the zeitgeist of something rather than just reading about it or communicating about it on the Internet because it's too much in the here and now. It's too focused on constant, up-to-date reporting, as opposed to just being able to enjoy something at face value."


Forbes lists the 25 top earning superstars under 25.


AOL's Political Machine blog lists the top ten political musical moments of 2007.


CMJ has announced the dates for next year's Music Marathon, October 21st through the 25th.


Popmatters interviews Most Serene Republic's Ryan Lenssen.


Threadless has added 18 new shirts to its $10 holiday t-shirt sale, including "Movies: Ruining the Book Since 1920" and "Sound Advice."


Hecklerspray interviews British Sea Power frontman Yan.


Seattlest interviews singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs.


The Village Voice's Sound of the City blog reviews the Mountain Goats' recent NYU performance.

‘Nuff said though; the new one, due next year, is called Heretic Pride, which is probably all the summary re: Darnielle’s POV necessary. The song “Heretic Pride,” which he previewed last night, is a banger – “old-school jams” is how he described the new record; fanboys take note – and hearing it was only one of many moments that exposed the whole split in the band’s catalogue for what it is—notional not actual.


The Christian Science Monitor and Washington City Paper list their favorite fiction books of 2007.

The Christian Science Monitor also lists its favorite memoirs, thrillers, history, short fiction and essays, and biographies.


Horn Book Fanfare lists the year's best books for children and young adults.


Daytrotter features an in-studio session by Bowerbirds.


Minnesota Public Radio's The Current features Tegan and Sara with an interview and in-studio performance.

Synthesis interviews Tegan.


The Futurist recaps the Seedy Seeds recent WOXY Lounge Acts performance and offers a couple of mp3s (one of an unreleased song).



also at Largehearted Boy:

2007 online music lists
Daily Downloads
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
this week's CD releases


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