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Pleasantly Surprised

While letting Netflix carry on to this trailer for their original series "Orange is the New Black" I heard a very familiar sound!

Dec. 15th, 2011

6 Jenny Lewis icons here as part of an indie music post. ♥

cross-posted to The Elected community

(Wow, I didn't expect there to be a recent post when I came here.)

ANYWAY, I'm pretty much loving The Elected's new album. To me it's a mix of the best aspects of the first two, and it sounds more like something I would've wanted from Rilo Kiley before we got "Under the Blacklight." Not that I completely hate UTB... it was just so shocking after "More Adventurous."

Got to see The Elected live last weekend. Small crowd, unfortunately, and there were rude people in the bar area just talking. But at least I was right up front and enjoyed every moment of it. And Blake has been throwing in a Rilo Kiley song or two into his setlists.

There's a contest right now from Los Angeles' "The Deli" magazine to vote for which band people would like to see spotlighted next. The Elected is one of them; anyone reading this should go to the site and vote!

Show your love here!

rare Rilo Kiley vinyl!

I'm selling a rare Bright Eyes / Rilo Kiley / Sorry About Dresden Split 7" and want to make sure no Bright Eyes Fans miss this opportunity!

Very rare three-way split 7" that was originally included in a 2002 copy of DIW Magazine. Hand numbered #296/666.

Includes the following songs:
Bright Eyes - "Blue Angels Air Show"
Rilo Kiley - "After Hours" (Velvet Underground cover)
Sorry About Dresden - "Candid Camera"

Record and sleeve are both NEAR MINT!

also included with this auction is the "translation. music. 2.-a compilation of songs..." CD and the original DIW magazine (there is slight shelf wear but the magazine is in very good condition, all pages are in good condition.)

link to auction: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160604521918&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_500wt_1156

ENDS IN 3 HOURS! happy bidding.

The Elected - Update

Just wanted to let everyone know you can listen to the entire new The Elected album here. It sounds pretty bad ass. Below is the cover art if you haven't seen it.

New Elected album & b-sides Rilo Kiley

Just wondering if how everyone feels about
1) The Elected's new album, Bury Me in My Rings, and

2) The continuation of both Jenny, Blake, and Jason talking about the new b-sides album. Supposedly it's going to be out this year. Supposedly. Not holding my breath, but...I want it. Plus, rilokiley.com has a new layout. I really hope it isn't all the b-sides that everyone already has.

I made some Jenny icons that I thought you guys might like:

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The rest are in a multifandom post here.
so who has the acoustic version of big wave and wants to upload it? :)