Sunday, April 26, 2009

This week just gone

The ten-most read April stories were:

1. Torrent Freak's Warner Brothers Pirate Bay takeover April fool
2. U2's manager Paul McGuinness argues that 'three strikes' is good for everyone
3. RIP: Steve Raitt
4. The actor Billy Bob Thornton doesn't like being called an actor
5. RIP: Randy Cain
6. Toby Keith falls out with Ethan Hawke
7. Beyonce bad singing hoaxer was making some sort of point
8. First night: Reviews of The Osbournes Reloaded
9. Lady GaGa knocks out dancer's teeth
10. Want to spy for the PRS? They're hiring

It was a bumper week for interesting new stuff:

Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career

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The Noisettes - Wild Young Hearts

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Handsome Family - Honey Moon

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Jeffrey Lewis - Em Are I

download Em Are I

Christy Moore - Listen

download Listen

King Creosote - Flick The Vs

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Art Brut - Art Brut v Satan

download Art Brut v Satan

The Duke Special - I Never Thought This Day Would Come

Lacuna Coil - Shallow Life

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Brakes - Touchdown

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65daysofstatic - Escape From New York

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Depeche Mode - Sounds Of The Universe elaborate box edition

download Sounds Of The Universe sans box

The Dukes Of Stratosphear - Psonic Psunspot