The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 23 edition
You've got a lot of reading to do. But not like three chapters of The Grapes of Wrath, due by tomorrow. Fun reading.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Meese finishes new album and lands mug in Spin.
• Has hip-hop dance crew BreakEFX met their match?
• A first look at the Fray's new documentary
• Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay arrested.
• From Blonde to Black: When DJs attack.
• Update: Single File previews new song and recordings.
• Mile Hi-Fidelity recast + playlist -- 01-21-09.
• Guru shows love to Colorado hip-hop artists.
• Update: John Common's People's Kazoo Orchestra.
• Frontside Five signs with DC-Jam Records.
• 29th St. Disciples signs with Zodiac Killer.
Today in The Latest Word:
• Channel 9's Drew Soicher threatens Mike Shanahan bobblehead with decapitation.
• Details about next week's candlelight vigil for the Rocky Mountain News.
• If you listen closely to a rock, does it sound like John Denver?
• Fort Collins Coloradoan editor Bob Moore on Gannett's company-wide furlough program.
• Shmuck: a dad and two thieves. Three's a crowd.