Monthly Archives: September 2008

Matador Announce Reissue of Pavement’s Brighten the Corners

At the risk of further turning Colour into a Stephen Malkmus fan site, I have to mention the imminent reissue of Pavement’s fourth record, 1997’s Brighten the Corners. It was my first point of contact with the band and I … Continue reading

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Calexico – Carried to Dust

The late summer drought of new music has finally come to an end with releases from desert veterans Calexico and Giant Sand. Carried to Dust sees the prolific Calexico return to the myriad influences that characterised their work before the … Continue reading

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Silver Jew

Tomorrow, Silver Jew is released. It is a documentary (i aint gonna say rockumentary) that follows the Silver Jews around the world as they embarked on tour, amazingly the first ever tour in the 15 year history of the band. … Continue reading

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Obligatory Post About The Wire

Colour is predominantly a music blog but I had to mention the imminent release of the final season of The Wire, which is released on DVD on Monday. Like almost everyone (or so it seems) who puts their words into … Continue reading

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Ben Folds Five Reunion

As reported by Stereogum,  Ben Folds Five reunite tomorrow night for a show in their home town to play their final release, The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner,  in its entirety. It’s arguably the high point of Folds’ career: the … Continue reading

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Unrest 1985–1995

I’m feeling in a particularly ’90s indie pop mood today, so I thought I would do a round up of videos from the early nineties band Unrest. They were a band from Washington D.C fronted by Mark Robinson who started … Continue reading

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Ugandan Children cover Bjork’s All is Full of Love

I have just happened accross a wonderful cover of Bjork’s All is Full of Love.  It is by The Bitone Troupe. From the Myspace: ”The mission of The Bitone Children’s Home/Troupe is to restore the lives and hopes of Ugandan … Continue reading

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