Posts Tagged ‘The Clientele’

ToDo ToDay: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Sun Kil Moon, and a Hemingway Birthday Celebration

Is it the only book in history to get high marks from your aunt’s suburban book club, your 13-year-old neighbor, and your English-major friend who finds Jonathan Franzen prosaic? Yes, probably. And in 2012, Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was translated into a similarly appealing theatrical production at London’s National Theatre. [...]

Q&A: The Clientele

In 2007, for one brief moment, the sun came out on The Clientele. The moody London-based quartet's breakthrough–'05s Strange Geometry–framed suburban melancholy in surrealist lyrics and reverb-laden guitars. It was somber stuff. But by the time the band completed its next record, God Save the Clientele, it's outlook had improved. Interviewed back then, guitarist/songwriter Alasdair [...]

Leak Proof: Ted Leo, The Clientele, Wale, Little Dragon

Ted Leo: "Last Days"
Rough times for Ted Leo. He's been signed to two of independent music's most beloved/influential labels (Lookout! and Touch & Go) and, subsequently, watched them both throw in the towel and call it a day. Maybe he's been hexed? Despite all of this, Leo's music remains defiant and energetic. His lyrics on [...]