Month in Review: September 2011

  • by David Greenwald | 11.9.2011

Olivia Tremor Control
Olivia Tremor Control / photo by David Greenwald

Everything Rawkblog posted in September 2011. Enjoy.

Lists:
* The 8 Best Unsigned Bands in Los Angeles
* Best of 2011: September Essentials

Tracks:
* Hotel Lights – “Falling Down”
* Blouse – “Videotapes”
* Ether Coil – “Light”
* New Music: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – ‘Witch Hunt Suite For World War III’
* Jens Lekman – An Argument with Myself EP
* Classics: Lambchop – “National Talk Like a Pirate Day”
* Premiere: Dude York – “David”
* ARMS – “Fleeced,” plus Sun Kil Moon cover
* Sundress – “Derelict”

Album Reviews:
* Lawrence Marcus – Wolves in the Living Room
* St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
* Twin Sister – In Heaven

Videos:
* Lana Del Rey – “Videogames”
* Broken Social Scene – “The World at Large” (Modest Mouse cover)
* Wilco – “Born Alone”
* Wild Nothing – “Our Composition Book” (Yours Truly session)
* Ryan Adams – “Cold Roses” (live in the studio)
* Premiere: The New Division – “True Lies”
* Watch Laura Marling’s Troubadour show

Mixtapes:
* 45 Minutes: Ryan Adams (Part 1)

Concerts:
* Live: FYF Fest 2011
* FYF Fest: The Rawkblog Guide
* Live: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at the Troubadour, 9.09.11
* Bootleg: Sufjan Stevens – 10.27.05
* Live: Laura Marling, Alessi’s Ark @ the Troubadour, 9.20.11
* Photos: SXSW 2011

Bootlegs:
* Sufjan Stevens – 10.27.05, The Paradiso, Amsterdam

News:
* Ryan Adams talks 9/11 and “New York, New York”
* Allo Darlin’ Making Progress on LP2
* Radiohead touring in 2012, Atoms for Peace wrapping up record
* News + Links: Olivia Tremor Control, Wilco, Guided by Voices
* Stream Ryan Adams’ Ashes & Fire

Thinking out loud:
* 9/11

And on Rawktumblr:
* 14 Ways to Not Be a Terrible Music Fan
* On indie rock “beta males”
* An Unscientific Ranking of Ryan Adams Albums
* Why I don’t like the new Girls album