Everybody Say Oh Yay-Yer

July 9, 2010 12:24 pm Published by

On a second watching, “Be-Weave” was not that funny. Here are a bunch of attempts to make up for that.

Via PRI’s The World, check out this retro-soul band from Australia called The Bamboos. Most of their songs are pretty good, but on their current album one of their songs is sung by a guest singer who calls himself King Merc. The story behind him is amazing (if it’s true): He was mistaken for a soldier of fortune and was imprisoned on a Pacific island stockade for 20 years where he passed the time signing in the prison church and listening to the only record available, Al Green’s “I’m Still In Love With You.”

While not on NPR or Amazon‘s top 50 Albums of the Year So Far, I have really enjoyed the “Home” by Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros and “When My Time Comes” by Dawes.

How about that new Brandon Flower’s video? Not satisfied? Just want Killers? Well they played the White House Lawn for its 4th of July Party and did “God Bless America.

More music that is on heavy rotation lately is Big Boi’s Mixtape For Dummies. It’s basically a bunch of previously released Outkast stuff mixed together to promote his new solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot, the Son of Chico Dusty.

I think Louis CK is hilarious, and the videos I’ve seen so far from his new show look equally as hilarious.

Sometimes movies go straight to video because studios can’t figure out way to market them. Videogum proclaimed “Operation Endgame” the best straight-to-video movie ever; with Adam Scott, Zach Galifianakis, Rob Cordry and a bunch of others, I really hope so.

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  • Nora says:

    The NAB carpool is still obsessed with “Home” but sad the rest of the album is not as great. Last night Flosstradamus had a concert at Lincoln Hall where they just remixed and blended together all the oldies hits and essentially of the older girl band jams you have been rocking. It was awesome.

  • Brendan says:

    I also saw the previews for the Louis CK show, and was verrrrry intrigued, however, I watched an episode, and it blew dog. i am willing to give it another shot, but only because i saw ricky gervais in the preview

  • Brian says:

    Yup, Edwarde Sharpe was a pretty big letdown after “Home.”  Thanks for the heads up on that one though, Norah.

    I guess entire shows of Louie are up on FX’s website.  Also a letdown.  I guess I should do some more investigating before posting this stuff.  It is more entertaining to watch interviews of him promoting the show or just the standup portions of the show: