My sunburn is still alive and well. It always take me a day or two to get over a rough weekend, just woke up. I've got some news for you so let's get to it...

Emily Haines of Metric is getting ready to release her solo album next week. I am a huge Metric fan so obviously this exciting. She is also touring in support of the release. If anyone wants to fly me to any of these cities for the show please do so. If not go check her out anyways

Emily Haines and The Soft Skeleton:

19 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub @ 7:30 PM
19 - New York, NY - Joe's Pub @ 11:30 PM
21 - Los Angeles, CA - Viper Room @ 7:30 PM
21 - Los Angeles, CA - Viper Room @ 11:30 PM
22 - San Francisco, CA - Cafe du Nord

Thanks to Filter Magazine for adding me to their FMA page on their website, really cool.

The Austinist reviews the Sufjan Stevens show at The Paramount. Heard lots of good things, but sadly couldn't be in 5 places at once this weekend. Working on that for next year.

New Release Tuesday:

A Shoreline Dream - Avoiding the Consequences
Capitol Years - Dance Away the Terror
The Hidden Cameras - Awoo
Kasabian - Empire
Ben Kweller - Ben Kweller
Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
DJ Shadow - The Outsider

Live performances from ACL will be available for download on iTunes, starting in October.

And speaking of Austin City Limits,


Who was the first artist to ever perform on the Austin City Limits television program?

Know the answer? Go to my MySpace page and leave me a message with the correct answer. The winner get's a signed copy of the new Razorlight album. (please leave an email address in the message) Contest ends Friday.