Sage Francis reveals Shepard Fairey cover art

Shepard Fairey's artwork for Li(f)e by Sage Francis
Shepard Fairey's artwork for Li(f)e by Sage Francis

Shepard Fairey, one of our least favorite pop-culture artists, has created the artwork for the album Li(f)e by Sage Francis, one of our favorite pop-culture artists.

New album, Li(f)e, by Sage Francis coming May 11 (Anti-)

Sage Francis

Sage Francis‘ new album features Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Iron and Wine), Jim Becker and Tim Rutili (Califone), and songwriting by Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie), Tim Fite, and members of Calexico, DeVotchKa, and Sparklehorse.

“We specifically sought out songwriters who had never worked with a rapper,” Francis explains.

Man or Astro-Man? to play SXSW

Man or Astro-Man? are going to reform, again (they did it twice in 2006) at SXSW this year. They’ll also play a one-off show March 6th at the Bottletree in Birmingham.

Jawbox Reunion Videos

Jawbox performed for the first time in 12 years on the Jimmy Fallon show. The clips are below.

Blu-ray player review

Blu-ray players
Blu-ray players

A great gift idea this year is a Blu-ray player. Why? First of all, your ancient piece-of-shit DVD player that you bought for $74 at CVS really needs an upgrade.