In keeping with my practice of listening to national music on appropriate days, today I will listen exclusively to Irish music. Let's see: the Pogues, Van Morrison, U2, Stiff Little Fingers, the Waterboys, the Cranberries, yeah, I can do this.
Oh yeah, and the Undertones! I could listen to Teenage Kicks!
Previous national music days include:
And what the hell is going on at SXSW (South by Southwest)? Why is there no coverage of it this year? The only thing I have heard is that there was a debut of a new film about the Pixies reunion, called loudQUIETloud. Has anybody heard anything?