Posts Tagged ‘2008’

Speech! Speech!

You can watch Senator McCain’s gracious concession speech here and President-Elect Obama’s speech here.

Congrats to all who voted for change!!

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A Message for Sarah Palin

This speaks volumes…

(h/t to Feministing)

Drumroll please….

The winner of the 2008 Polaris Music Prize is Caribou!  Their album Andorra was selected out of the top 10 finalists!

Congrats Caribou!

Radiohead LIVE right NOW!!!

Colin announced that the show in Santa Barbara tonight would be broadcast live.  Started at about 10:40pm Eastern time (7:40 on the West coast) so the crowd is still waiting for the band to hit the stage.

Check it out on Radiohead.tv!

UPDATE: 10:53pm (Eastern Time) Radiohead just hit the stage!  Happy concert watching!  AtEase should have the setlist on their site as the show progresses.

NOTE: If you’re unable to see the video, download and install VLC.

Coldplay is touring again!

Coldplay has officially announced the dates for their 2008 tour. The new album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends will hit stores in North America on June 17th.

The tour dates in Canada are as follows:

07-27 Pemberton, British Columbia – Pemberton Festival
07-29 Edmonton, Alberta – Rexall Place
07-30 Calgary, Alberta – Pengrowth Saddledome
08-01 Winnipeg, Manitoba – MTS Centre
10-20 Montreal, Quebec – Bell Centre
10-21 Ottawa, Ontario – Scotiabank Place
10-29 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre
10-30 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre

Tickets go on sale on June 14th!

For other tour dates check out Pitchfork. Thank you Pitchfork for keeping us all informed!

You can listen to the new album’s first single Violet Hill while you dream of the upcoming concert season.

Radiohead’s footprint and yours…

Radiohead have posted an addition to their Dead Air Space site that discusses their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint during their 2008 tour as well as suggestions on reducing our carbon footprint as we make our way to the various venues. There is even a calculator to help us determine the most environmentally friendly methods of transportation to the show!

It will be updated throughout the tour which starts next week!! (Insert happy dance here!)