While not at all related, this is awesome looking. Check out the cameratoss page on Flickr. Good stuff.

Death Cab for Cutie does not hang out backstage and drink champagne . [INDIEBLOGHEAVEN]

Mike Gordon sat in Grace Potter and The Nocturnals on Friday night in . This is the best part (my emphasis added). [Burlington Free Press]

The encore highlighted the Nocturnals’ newfound sense of arena-rock playfulness and explained why three “This is Spinal Tap” action figures sat behind Potter’s keyboards during the show. Each member came out for the last song in a hair-band wig and Spandex, grabbed instruments not necessarily their own and launched into a comical version of Spinal Tap’s “Big Bottom,” sung by a surprisingly bellicose Potter. They were joined by a mystery bassist — a blond-coiffed , late of and wearing a bright-yellow “I Love the ’80s” T-shirt.

Derek and the Dominoes might be getting together for a reunion next year. Scotty B. points me towards this little rumor and I have to wonder if we can really anything on the message boards as valid. Regardless, I’m not a huge fan but I thought that you guys might be interested in it.

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