News Roundup: Neko Case, Josh Homme, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Coachella
Aqua Teen renders Case, Homme characters, Coachella lineup speculations continue, SSLYBY prep new LP, and A Place to Bury Strangers tour.
Further strengthening the ties that bind comedy TV to indie rock, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, the late night Cartoon Network show behind collaborations with the Hold Steady, among others, and you know, that terrorist scare, will feature cartoon versions of Neko Case and Josh Hommein episodes of the series’ forthcoming season, premiering Jan. 20.T-Pain, Kelly Hogan, and former Philadelphia Phillies star John Krukalso made the illustrious cut into Aqua Teen history. [Via Pitchfork]
Now that the SXSW bill is beefing up nicely, bloggers’ speculative minds can focus solely on Coachella’s line-up. And over the past year, fingers have been pointing to acts like My Bloody Valentine, and even Pavement as headliners. But now, The Los Angeles Times has joined the party, providing a list of bands — including the Breeders, Death Cab for Cutie, the Verve, and Dan Deacon, among others — that will soon be announced; if the Times is right, return to Lost in Translation for any needed Kevin Shields fixes while you wait out that tardy new LP.
Having recovered from the unfortunate death of the band’s namesake politician, Springfield, MO’s Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin have unveiled Pershing,the band’s sophomore set, and debut for Polyvinyl. The 11-song set willdrop April 8 and be supported by a tour, including a stop through SXSW.[Via Pitchfork]
Brooklyn-based trio A Place to Bury Strangers,will hit the road this winter/spring in support of theirfeedback-driven self-titled debut LP, out now via Killer Pimp. Note tofans: though us Spin staffers usually heckle earplug sportingconcertgoers, A Place to Bury Strangers’ quite literallyeardrum-damaging tunes may demand an exception. Check out the fullitinerary over at Brooklynvegan.com.