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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich + Fussible Fan Art!


I'm very happy with how this piece turned out.  I really took my time with this one, learning new techniques, so I could give it that vintage Hermanos Almada b-movie silkscreen poster feel.  Like many other people, coming from Tijuana, I'm very proud of these guys and their work.  If somebody asked me why I made this drawing, I would say, because a) I fucking miss my hometown, and b) Nortec's music reminds me of Tijuana all the time.  So, this one goes out to Tijuana and Bostich + Fussible, who just finished an intense tour in Northeast Mexico. Cheers!

Me gustó mucho como quedó esta pieza.  La verdad sí me tomé mi tiempo, aprendiendo nuevas técnicas, para poder darle ese aspecto de cartel de serigrafía de una película de serie B de los Hermanos Almada.  Como muchas otras personas de Tijuana, yo estoy muy orgulloso de estos vatos y de su trabajo.  Si alguien me preguntara por qué hice este dibujo, yo diría, porque a) extraño a mi ciudad natal, chingado, y b) la música de Nortec siempre me recuerda a Tijuana.  Así que este dibujo está dedicado a Tijuana y a Bostich + Fussible, que acaban de terminar una gira intensiva en el noreste de México. ¡Salud!


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Monday, February 27, 2012

Alejandra Guzmán & Moderatto



FAIL.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Pearl Jam prende a la Ciudad de México

Photo by Karen Loria.

Es todo un evento el esperar y escuchar por primera vez un nuevo álbum de Pearl Jam.  Pero, esta es una banda que se tiene que ver y escuchar en vivo.  He conocido a personas que, después de verlos en vivo, pasan de sólo conocer algunas canciones del álbum ‘Ten’ a convertirse en fans de por vida.  He tenido la fortuna de ver a Pearl Jam en 8 ocasiones, y tengo que decir que el concierto del Foro Sol en la Ciudad de México el pasado 24 de noviembre, ha sido el mejor de todos.  Viajé de Tijuana a la Ciudad de México en la madrugada, sólo dormí un par de horas, así que llegué al lugar cansado y con sueño (pero impresionado por la cantidad de mercancía pirata que había en la explanada antes de entrar), pensando cómo podría aguantar un concierto de casi 3 horas, de pie y entre 60 mil fanáticos.  Pero, en el momento en que empezaron a tocar “Release”, todo ese cansancio desapareció.  Así de mágico es Pearl Jam.  ¡Qué noche tan increíble y electrizante!  Nunca había estado entre un público tan prendido (durante “Daughter” Eddie Vedder le pidió al diseñador de iluminación que oscureciera el escenario para poder ver cómo el público prendía sus encendedores al ritmo de la música, y cuando lo vio dijo, “Ahora ya sabemos que estamos en la Ciudad de México”) y nunca había escuchado un repertorio de canciones tan fascinante.  Los sets de canciones a los que estaba acostumbrado en un concierto de Pearl Jam incluían joyas desconocidas, covers, y en su mayor parte una muestra del álbum más reciente.  Lo cual es excelente para cualquier fan, pero, nunca me había tocado un concierto de Pearl Jam donde la mayor parte de las canciones eran grandes éxitos, y además, canciones nuevas, como “Olé” y ya épica “Of The Earth”.  Aparte del setlist increíble, había una sensación de emoción y celebración que no había sentido antes.  Para mí no fue sólo otro concierto, sino que fue la primera vez que los veía después de la película ‘Pearl Jam Twenty’ de Cameron Crowe.  ¡Esta era una celebración de 20 años de Pearl Jam!  La manifestación más lúdica y amorosa en esta fiesta fue sin duda la lluvia de vasos durante “Rockin' In The Free World”.  Se veía en las caras de asombro de la banda que eso era algo que nunca habían visto antes en sus conciertos.  ¡Regresen pronto a México, Pearl Jam!


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pearl Jam: The Kids Are Twenty

Pearl Jam The Kids Are Twenty PJ20 by IAMO


I really wanted to draw something to celebrate +Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary.  The title is a reference to The Who’s 'The Kids Are Alright' (1979) rockumentary and it’s also the title for the alternate version of Cameron Crowe’s film, ‘Pearl Jam Twenty’ (2011).  The concept is an homage to John Holmstrom and Gus McDonald‘s cover art for the Ramones' 'Road To Ruin' (1978).  And yeah, I listened to a lot of Pearl Jam, The Who, and Ramones while drawing it.  This doodle was featured in Golpeavisa’s Viernes de Ilustración: Musical art jam, which was a lot of fun to be part of.

Tenía muchas ganas de dibujar algo para celebrar el 20 aniversario de Pearl Jam. El título es una referencia al rockumental de The Who, 'The Kids Are Alright' (1979) y también es el título de la versión alterna de la película de Cameron Crowe, 'Pearl Jam Twenty' (2011). El concepto es un homenaje al are de portada por  John Holmstrom and Gus McDonald para el disco 'Road To Ruin’ (1978) de Ramones.  Y si, escuché mucho a Pearl Jam, The Who, y Ramones cuando lo dibuje.  Este dibujo fue incluido en el art jam Viernes de Ilustración: Musical de Golpeavisa, en el cual me dio mucho gusto participar.

I also put together these posters for each character:

También hice estos posters para cada personaje:






Cheers!

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Top 10 Movies That Made Me Crave Music

I was thinking the other day that my musical taste was influenced in part (and still is) by movies that I have seen over the years. When I was growing up I didn't have older brothers or sisters to show me the way, I didn't have MTV (I still don’t watch music videos), and I didn’t meet people that I could talk to about music until much later. So, my love for music and my love for movies kinda grew together. Now, these movies are not necessarily musicals (in fact, they’re not), but they each have something that taught me to appreciate music in a way. I list them here in order of importance, not in chronological order, since I didn't see most of them when they were first released:

10. The School of Rock (2003)

Yeah, I guess I’m a sucker for sentimental bullshit, but you won’t find a better rock music 101 anywhere.

9. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Man, that Tarantino sure knows when to cue good music!

8. High Fidelity (2000)

I totally get John Cusack’s music snob character. I really identified with him. Except the part that he’s a scumbag… and a compulsive list maker. Yeah, I know this is also one of those lists. Okay, let’s move on.

7. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

I know what you’re thinking: “WTF? Why?” Well, let me put it this way: The moment I saw this movie, I started listening to rock music. And that’s all I have to say about that.

6. Almost Famous (2000)

This movie reminded me how much I would’ve loved to grow up in the 70’s. I can’t think of a better time to have listened to my first vinyl record and attend my first rock concert.

5. The Boat That Rocked (Pirate Radio) (2009)

I didn’t realize how much I love 60’s pop music. My parents grew up with this music, and my dad worked as a radio DJ for a long time, so, this movie constantly reminded me of them, since they introduced me to this music.

4. The Commitments (1991)

The "World's Hardest Working Band" that introduced soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland, also confirmed what I knew all along: I have a soft spot for soul music.

3. Singles (1992)

The backdrop of the movie was the early nineties grunge-era Seattle and the musical fireworks sprinkled throughout the film gave us one of the best soundtracks of all time (definitely one of the most listen to records in my collection).

2. The Blues Brothers (1980)

This movie is magical in so many ways! Not only is Jake & Elwood Blues’ “mission from God” an epic road trip, but these guy’s love for music explodes on the screen. This was my first introduction to soul music. I still have the soundtrack on vinyl. It makes me do the happy dance.

1. Amadeus (1984)

This is my favorite movie of all time. I saw this movie when I was 8 years old and it had such an impact on me. It singlehandedly sparked both my love for movies and my love for music at the same time. Timeless and awesome.

Well, that’s it. What’s your top 10?

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Pearl Jam Fan Comic: Ed & Mike in “Touring Bus”



This was my submission for a Pearl Jam fan club (Ten Club) comic contest. The guidelines were pretty much open to do whatever you wanted, a concert experience, a story based on a song, or just make something up. So, I decided to do a Nerdmigos-style comic featuring a couple of the band members, based on a story that Eddie Vedder told at one of his solo concerts in San Diego, CA, back in 2008. It’s a funny story, and, also, I like reminding people that, the first time Pearl Jam played in Mexico, was at my hometown of Tijuana, on Mother’s Day 1992, at a mythical venue called Iguana’s. The original story had a friend of Ed’s named “Erick” (I think), but I changed that character to lead guitarist Mike McCready. Now, before the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service starts an investigation, everything in the story is true, except the last part where Pearl Jam hired and trained Javier as their bus driver. Ed made that up only because the story needed an ending. So, please lower your taser guns, I’m sure this guy is still driving a cab somewhere in Tijuana. Oh, and yeah, I was listening to Pearl Jam all week.

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Con este trabajo participé en un concurso de cómic para el club de fans de Pearl Jam (Ten Club). Las reglas fueron bastante abiertas para hacer lo que quisiera, una experiencia de concierto, una historia basada en una canción, o nada más inventar algo. Entonces, decidí hacer un cómic estilo Nerdmigos mostrando a un par de los miembros de la banda, basado en una historia que contó Eddie Vedder en uno de sus conciertos de solista en 2008 en San Diego, California. Es una historia chistosa, y, también, me gusta recordarle a la gente que, la primera vez que Pearl Jam tocó en México, fue en mi pueblo natal de Tijuana, el día de las madres en 1992, en un lugar mítico llamado Iguana's. La historia original tenía a un amigo de Ed llamado “Erick” (creo), pero cambié ese personaje por el guitarrista Mike McCready. Bueno, pero antes de que el Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalizción de Estados Unidos comience una investigación, toda la historia es verdad, excepto la última parte donde Pearl Jam contrató y entrenó a Javier como su conductor de autobús. Ed inventó esa parte solamente porque la historia necesitaba un final. Entonces, por favor bajen sus pistolas eléctricas, seguramente este amigo todavía está manejando un taxi en alguna parte en Tijuana. Oh, y sí, estuve escuchando a Pearl Jam toda la semana.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Pearl Jam in San Diego

Photo by Karen Loria


What a great Pearl Jam show last Friday night!!! They played a selection of everything from greatest hits, to lesser known gems and rarities, to cover songs, to almost half the songs from their latest album ‘Backspacer.’ And best of all, no politics rants! They really made a point in the previous albums/tours to talk about how that fucking George W. Bush was the worst president, but I’m glad he is out of office, because Pearl Jam can have fun now.

The first surprise of the night was definitely when Eddie Vedder joined opening act Ben Harper and Relentless7 for a cover of Queen’s “Under Pressure.” It was amazing! Right after the song, Ben Harper said, “That’ll teach them for coming late to the show.” I totally agree. I’m so sorry for everyone who was outside the venue when this unique moment happened.

The next surprise was that as soon as Pearl Jam took the stage, they started rocking hard. I had become accustomed to Pearl Jam starting their concerts with one of their slower songs, but this time they started with “Last Exit,” one of my favorite songs from their ‘Vitalogy’ album, and they continued rocking hard through most of the main set. Before starting “Amongst The Waves” Ed said, “If you’re a surfer you’ll understand the song... If you are in love you’ll understand... If you’re a surfer in love... it’ll blow your fucking mind.” It’s such an amazing song. I wasn’t sure about “Johnny Guitar” from the new album. I know it’s a great rock song, but maybe not one of Pearl Jam’s best. But it turned out that it sounds great live. My favorite song from the new album is “Unthought Known” and it sounds awesome live. “Parachutes” was a nice surprise. Before starting, Ed said that he was probably going to fuck up the lyrics, since they don’t get to play this song too often. And he did, but only in one verse. Someone in the first row was helping Ed remember the lyrics, but the song still sounded great. I was glad they played “Daughter,” because they didn’t play it last time they came to San Diego. The main set closed with one of the best renditions of “Rearviewmirror” I’ve heard live.

The first encore was great. “The End” had been played accompanied by a string section in previous shows, but this time it was stripped down to just Ed solo on acoustic guitar, and it was just excellent and moving. Ben Harper joined the band on slide guitar for “Red Mosquito.” First time I’ve heard that one live. After the song, the band paused to sing “Happy Birthday” to Lulu, the sound guy’s daughter, along with the audience, and then dedicated “Given To Fly” to her.

Just when everybody was starting to wind down after the first encore and was getting ready to say goodbye, the band came back for a second kick-ass action-packed encore! Ed said, “It’s the last night [of the first leg of the tour], we don’t have anywhere else to go.” And they jumped directly into “Why Go,” “Black,” and “Betterman,” followed by Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing” (joined by Ed and Matt’s music old instructors from San Diego) and The Byrds’ “So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star,” during which Ed told a story of when he used to work at a gas station in San Diego, and said to his former boss, who was in the audience, “that job was great… but, this job I have right now… I am never gonna give it up!” But then, with “Yellow Ledbetter,” it was time to say goodbye for the night. The band gave their all and the audience was so energetic.

I had a sore throat all weekend…

Awesome show!

Here’s the complete set list:

San Diego Viejas Arena, Oct 09, 2009

Set 1
•Last Exit
•Corduroy
•Severed Hand
•Brain Of J.
•Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town
•Amongst The Waves
•Johnny Guitar
•Even Flow
•Unthought Known
•Parachutes
•Daughter
•I Got Id
•You Are
•Force of Nature
•Got Some
•Do The Evolution
•Rearviewmirror

Encore 1
•The End
•Red Mosquito
•Happy Birthday (To Lulu)
•Given To Fly
•Last Kiss
•The Fixer
•Life Wasted

Encore 2
•Why Go
•Black
•Better Man (Save it for Later)
•Little Wing
•So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star
•Alive
•Yellow Ledbetter (The Star-Spangled Banner)

NOTE: "Red Mosquito" featured Ben Harper on guitar. "Little Wing" featured John Szantos and Bud Whitcomb on guitar and drums.

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San Diego 2009 Poster

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Pearl Jam's 'Backspacer'


Every time I’ve heard a new Pearl Jam album, my immediate reaction has been, “what the hell was that?” (Well, maybe except for ‘Ten,’ which was love at first listen). But then the songs start growing on me after listening to the album again and again, until I find myself singing along and loving the whole thing. And then you hear the songs played live, and you experience how the tunes evolve from studio recording to live performance, and at that moment you just get why the songs are what they are on the record. I had become accustomed to listening to their records this way, but I have to say that, with ‘Backspacer,’ it’s the first time I hear a Pearl Jam album where things click right from the first time. It’s not a perfect album (“Speed of Sound” and “The End,” although beautiful songs, seemed odd with the rest of the album, at least after the first time), but it’s definitely Pearl Jam’s most straightforward, upbeat, and shortest record to date. And that’s a good thing. If the album’s title refers to the “backspace” key of an old typewriter, which basically means taking a step back and fixing your past mistakes, then, I have to say, Pearl Jam’s got their rock mojo back. The album’s 3-song jump-start (“Gonna See My Friend,” “Got Some,” and “The Fixer”) is just brilliant. Some of the album’s rockers like “Johnny Guitar,” “Supersonic,” and the more mid-tempo “Force of Nature” have such a fun classic 80’s rock feel to them. The highlights for me were the album’s centerpieces “Just Breathe,” “Amongst The Waves,” and “Unthought Known.” They gave me goose bumps. Another treat was Tom Tomorrow’s album artwork, which I loved. You can see that a lot of though was put into these illustrations, and the cover art stands out as one of Pearl Jam’s best. It’s just a great record to listen to. Check it out.


Cada vez que he escuchado un nuevo álbum de Pearl Jam, mi reacción inmediata ha sido, “qué demonios fue eso?” (Bueno, quizá con la excepción de ‘Ten', que fue amor a la primera escuchada). Pero luego las canciones comienzan a crecer en mí después de escuchar el álbum repetidas veces, hasta que me la paso cantando y me gusta todo el disco. Y después uno escucha las canciones en vivo, y se aprecia cómo las rolas evolucionan de una grabación en estudio a una interpretación en vivo, y en ese momento uno comprende por qué las canciones son como son en el disco. Ya me había acostumbrado a escuchar sus discos de esta manera, pero tengo que decir que, con ‘Backspacer’, es la primera vez que escucho un álbum de Pearl Jam donde me enganchan a la primera vez. No es un álbum perfecto (“Speed of Sound” y “The End,” aunque son canciones hermosas, se escuchan raras con el resto del álbum, por lo menos después de la primera vez), pero definitivamente sí es el disco de Pearl Jam más directo, más optimista, y más corto hasta la fecha. Y eso es algo bueno. Si el título del álbum se refiere a la “tecla de retroceso” de una máquina de escribir vieja, que básicamente significa regresarse y corregir nuestros últimos errores, entonces, tengo que decir Pearl Jam ha recuperado su magia. El arrancón de 3 canciones del álbum (“Gonna See My Friend,” “Got Some,” y “The Fixer ") es genial. Algunas canciones rockeras del álbum como “Johnny Guitar,” “Supersonic,” y la más tranquila “Force of Nature” se sienten como ese rock clásico y divertido de los ochenta. Los puntos culminantes para mí fueron las piezas centrales del álbum “Just Breathe,” “Amongst The Waves,” y “Unthought Known.” Se me puso la piel de gallina. Otro regalo fueron las ilustraciones del álbum de Tom Tomorrow, que me gustaron mucho. Se ve que se puso mucho empeño en la creación de estas ilustraciones, y el arte de la portada se destaca como uno los mejores de Pearl Jam. Es un buen disco. Búsquenlo.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Vinyl Fix

I recently wrote about Pearl Jam’s “The Fixer,” the first single from their upcoming ‘Backspacer’ album, and what a cool song it is. Last week I got my copy of the single in the mail. But, I’m not talking about those small crappy CD singles. What I got is a good old-fashioned 45rpm record issued in glorious 7” WHITE vinyl!!! Oh, and how I love vinyl! Be it for novelty, or the ritual of play, or the physical piece of art, or just the purity and warmth of sound that accompanies it. And Pearl Jam loves vinyl too. They even made homage to vinyl records with “Spin The Black Circle” from their ‘Vitalogy’ (1993) album. Vinyl is a solid part of the band's legacy, and is just as part of the Pearl Jam experience as seeing them live. Can’t wait for the new album in a couple of weeks.

Recientemente escribí sobre “The Fixer” de Pearl Jam, el primer sencillo de su próximo álbum ‘Backspacer,’ y qué tan cool está la canción. La semana pasada me llegó por correo mi copia del sencillo. Pero, no estoy hablando de esos pequeños sencillos cagadillos en CD. ¡¡¡Lo que conseguí fue uno de esos discos a la antigua de 45rpm grabado en un glorioso vinilo BLANCO de 18 cm!!! ¡Oh, y cómo amo el vinilo! Sea por novedad, o por el ritual del tocadiscos, o por ser un pedazo físico de arte, o sólo por la pureza y el calor del sonido que lo acompaña. Y Pearl Jam ama el vinilo también. Incluso hicieron homenaje a los discos de vinilo con “Spin The Black Circle” de su álbum ‘Vitalogy' (1993). El vinilo es una parte sólida de la herencia de la banda, y es tan parte de la experiencia de Pearl Jam como lo es verlos en vivo. No puedo esperar para el nuevo álbum en un par de semanas.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Pearl Jam's "The Fixer"



Pearl Jam debuted the song “The Fixer,” the first single from their upcoming studio album ‘Backspacer,’ yesterday on their MySpace page and it’s now playing on the radio. I can’t wait to listen to the whole album in September, their first independently released record. I have to say that this is the most “pop” Pearl Jam song I have heard. But still, it’s melodically tight and fun. I really liked it.


Pearl Jam debutó la canción “The Fixer”, el primer sencillo de su próximo álbum de estudio, ‘Backspacer’, ayer en su página de MySpace y ahora se está tocando en la radio. No puedo esperar para escuchar el álbum entero en septiembre, su primer disco lanzado independientemente. Tengo que decir que ésta es la canción más “pop” de Pearl Jam que he escuchado. Pero aún así, es melódicamente tenaz y divertida. Me gustó mucho.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Top 10 Misheard Lyrics

I know a lot of people who love to sing along to their favorite songs, but they just don’t know the lyrics. I really don't mind that they are horrible singers, if it makes them happy, but they really stand out when the exact words are definitely not what they are singing, and they don't even know it. It turns out that there is a word for this phenomenon. It's called "mondegreen," and it means "the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase, typically a standardized phrase, such as a line in a poem or a lyric in a song." I picked my favorite misheard lyrics from Getback.com, KissThisGuy.com, and, of course, that great SNL "Wayne's Wolrd" skit from the 90's.

10. MADONNA - Like A Virgin
Misunderstood lyric: "Like a virgin touched for the thirty-first time."
Correct lyric: "Like a virgin touched for the very first time."

9. PETER GABRIEL - Shock the Monkey
Misunderstood lyric: "Jacque the Monkey."
Correct lyric: "Shock the Monkey."

8. THE CLASH - Rock the Casbah
Misunderstood lyric: "Sherri don't like it. Rockin' the casbah."
Correct lyric: "The Sharif don't like it. Rockin' the casbah."

7. ELTON JOHN - Benny & The Jets
Misunderstood lyric: "She had electric boobs."
Correct lyric: “She's got electric boots.”

6. MICHAEL JACKSON - Billie Jean
Misunderstood lyric: "But tu quieres una manzana."
Correct lyric: "But the kid is not my son."

5. BON JOVI - Livin' on a Prayer
Misunderstood lyric: "It doesn't make a difference if we're naked or not."
Correct lyric: "It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not."

4. ALANIS MORISSETTE - You Oughta Know
Misunderstood lyric: "It's not fair to deny me of the cross-eyed bear that you gave to me."
Correct lyric: "It's not fair to deny me of the cross I bear that you gave to me."

3. This one is a classic, and I'm definitely guilty. I spent my whole childhood singing it like this.
CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - Bad Moon Rising
Misunderstood lyric: "Don't go out tonight, or it's bound to take your life. There's a bathroom on the right."
Correct lyric: "Don't go out tonight, or it's bound to take your life. There’s a bad moon on the rise."

2. This one the granddaddy of misheard lyrics.
JIMI HENDRIX - Purple Haze
Misunderstood lyric: "Excuse me while I kiss this guy."
Correct lyric: "Excuse me while I kiss the sky."

1. But my all around favorite has to be this one from Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready
KISS - Rock & Roll All Night
Misunderstood lyric: "I wanna rock and roll all night and PART of everyday."
Correct lyric: "I wanna rock and roll all night and party everyday."

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Pear Jam on "The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien"



I stayed up last night to watch Pearl Jam’s performance on the very first “The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien”. There were a couple of great surprises. First of all, it was confirmed that the new album is going to be called ‘Backspacer.’ I guess it’s related to Backspacer, the leatherback turtle that Pear Jam sponsored and that won the Great Turtle Race. Second, Conan showed some album artwork by cartoonist Tom Tomorrow and looks like it’s going to be great. And lastly, Pearl Jam played “Got Some,” a brand new song, and the guys rocked! Now, this is my favorite band of all time, so the only bad thing I can say is that the song still needs some polishing and the sound mix from the TV show was not very good, you could barely hear Ed’s vocals, and I am sure he could barely hear himself. But I am sure the recorded album version will sound great. I read that the new album will be released some time this fall, and that instead of a record company they are going to use several partners and outlets, including Target stores, independent record stores, and their fan club, the Ten Club. A new album release also means, a TOUR!!! Last time I saw them live was on summer 2006, so it’s been a while. Can’t wait to see them live again and listen to new PJ songs.

Me quedé despierto anoche para ver a Pearl Jam en el primer “The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien”. Hubo unas buenas sorpresas. En primer lugar, se confirmó que el nuevo álbum se va a llamar ‘Backspacer’. Supongo que tiene algo que ver con Backspacer, la tortuga laúd que Pearl Jam patrocinó y ganó la Gran Carrera de la Tortuga. En segundo lugar, Conan mostró parte de las ilustraciones del álbum del dibujante Tom Tomorrow y se ve que va a estar muy bien. Y por último, Pearl Jam interpretó “Got Some,” una canción nueva, ¡y los vatos rockearon! Ahora, ésta es mi banda favorita de todos los tiempos, así que lo único malo que puedo decir es que la canción todavía necesita una pulida y la mezcla de sonido del programa de TV no fue muy buena, apenas se podía oír la voz de Ed, y estoy seguro que él apenas podía oírse a sí mismo. Pero estoy seguro que la versión grabada del álbum sonará excelente. Leí que el nuevo álbum será lanzado por ahí en el otoño, y que en vez de una compañía discográfica van a utilizar a varios socios y puntos de venta, incluyendo tiendas Target, tiendas de discos independientes, y su club de fans, el Ten Club. Un lanzamiento de álbum nuevo también significa, una GIRA!!! La última vez que los vi en vivo fue en el verano de 2006, así que ha sido un rato. No puedo esperar para verlos tocar en vivo otra vez y escuchar nuevas canciones de PJ.