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Links for a day… (vol.33)

September 10, 2009
  • Finally, managed to find a report of Billy Gould speaking at the Heineken Music Conference in Tel-Aviv from the Jerusalem Post. Sample quote: “Labels used to be in it for the long term with an artist – they’d get signed to a development deal, and the label wouldn’t mind if the first record didn’t sell. The idea was to build a following, and by the third album, you’d begin to see the results of your labor,” he said. “There’s no way that would happen today. If you’re not a hit, you’re gone.”
  • The tour posters from the second leg of The Second Coming tour are now on sale at Secret Serpents.
  • Here’s a generally positive  Rock en Seine review from ClickMusic.
  • And a glowing review in French from MusicPlease here and another from Telerama here.
  • Chuck Mosley interview from the Charlotte Indie Music Examiner.
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10 Comments leave one →
  1. David Frame permalink
    September 10, 2009 12:10 pm

    The clickmusic reviewer seems pretty clued-in to the band and their tour so far. Makes a refreshing change.

  2. griff19 permalink
    September 10, 2009 8:51 pm

    $60 for a poster. Kiss my ass.

  3. ekjehjelpi permalink
    September 10, 2009 8:58 pm

    Still no poster from the Hove festival, the “Ratticus Norwegicus” poster by Martin Kvamme. Where can I find it? Anyone?

  4. ThePetro permalink
    September 10, 2009 10:47 pm

    @Griff, they’re signed and numbered limited edition serigraph posters. Not an open run.
    Although, I do think around $35-$40 would be reasonable.

  5. wakam permalink
    September 11, 2009 6:52 am

    no poster for the Paris gig? why? 😦

  6. Whit permalink
    September 11, 2009 1:16 pm

    I have a Dublin poster. It is not numbered and I’m really wondering why, if it’s hand screen printed.

  7. September 11, 2009 2:26 pm

    It’s sad about the Paris’ poster but I totally agree with the reviews. 😀

    Everyone here loved to see them again in Paris, I saw some news channels talk about the event even though french people are not generally ok with metal bands. They prefer r&b, pop and varieties. FRANCE LOVES FNM !!! <3<3<3

  8. tbeest permalink
    September 14, 2009 8:59 am

    For the links of the day, I saw Puffy is touring with Ozzy again now..

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