Before we close out the weekend, a few links worthy of your clicking / browsing:
• Axe-slinging Idolator fave Mary Timony has a new band called Soft Power, which, based on the two songs that are streaming from its MySpace right now, sounds like what would happen if her solo efforts got Krautrock remixes. Needless to say, I love this. [MySpace via Jessica Hopper]
• Pete Wentz is imagineering a comic book around the Folie A Deux track “Tiffany Blews.” Also, it’s his 30th birthday today. Also, this Sunday’s episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent is called “Folie A Deux,” although I suspect that is just a coincidence. [Fall Out Toy Works / Buzznet]
In a development that raises today from “OK… More »
Welcome to On The Shelf, Idolator’s weekly look at albums that are hitting store shelves on Tuesday. The big release this week for the bloggers is Volta, the new album from musical omnivore Bjork; after the jump, we look at that album, as well as new releases from Mike Jones, The View, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and the Mary Timony Band.
As longtime fans of snarly guitar hero Mary Timony, we were planning on seeing her as many times as we could this week, but we only knew about her showcase late Saturday night. More »
Ex-Helium frontwoman Mary Timony’s sparky CMJ set on Friday had one flaw: It was too brief. We were especially excited to learn that the lineup she’s currently playing with is, like her old band, a trio that pumps out bottom-heavy arrangements, allowing her incredible guitar playing to shine. More »