Modest Mouse Delays Album Release, Debuts New Single ‘The Best Room’

first_imgModest Mouse recently announced that they would be releasing their first album since 2007. Dubbed Strangers to Ourselves, the album was originally due out on March 3rd, but has since been pushed back to a March 17th release date. It’s been eight years – what’s two more weeks?To keep us Modest Mouse fans engaged, the band put out a brand new single. “The Best Room” is the third release from Strangers to Ourselves, after the debut “Lampshades on Fire” and the second single, “Coyotes.”More details have been released about the album, including a tracklist (below) and a list of collaborators. Strangers to Ourselves includes appearances from The Shins’ James Mercer who sings back-up vocals throughout the album, Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy), Dann Gallucci (Cold War Kids), Russell Higbee (formerly of Man Man), Ben Massaralla (Red Red Meat), Lisa Molinaro (Talkdemonic), Davey Brozowski (The Catheters), and more.Check out “The Best Room” below:Strangers to Ourselves Tracklist: 01. Strangers to Ourselves 02. Lampshades on Fire 03. Shit in Your Cut 04. Pistol (A. Cunanan, Miami, FL. 1996) 05. Ansel 06. The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box 07. Coyotes 08. Pups to Dust 09. Sugar Boats 10. Wicked Campaign 11. Be Brave 12. God is an Indian and You’re an Asshole 13. The Tortoise and the Tourist 14. The Best Room 15. Of Course We Knowlast_img read more

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India’s Greenest and Cleanest Village Defies the Norm

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore Large crowds of visitors have been thronging to the village curious to find out why Mawlynnong has earned the reputation for being arguably the cleanest and greenest in India. The streets are cleaned several times each day, plastic is completely banned and all waste disposal is environmentally friendly. Spurring the cleanliness is local initiative from the residents, all of whom can read and write. Unlike many parts of India, each house has a toilet. (Continue reading w/photos at BBC) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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Linx Technologies Introduces Embedded Surface Mount Antennas for Sub-GHz LPWA Applications

first_imgLinx Technologies, a Merlin, OR-based developer and manufacturer of antennas, has introduced the microSplatch uSP410 series of surface-mount monopole antennas for embedded Sub-1 GHz and low-power, wide-area (LPWA) applications, including LoRaWan and remote-control applications.Exhibiting a low proximity effect, the uSP410 series is an ideal solution for devices typically subject to nearby interference. The uSP410 series uses the ground-line technique to achieve outstanding performance in a compact surface-mount package, making it especially well-suited for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, hand-held devices, and Smart Home networking. This series includes 433 MHz, 868 MHz, and 915 MHz antenna options.Tolga Latif, President and CEO of Linx Technologies said that the new uSP410 series of single-band antennas for ISM and LPWA applications adds to the SP610 and nSP250 cellular and WiFi antennas that Linx recently introduced. All these antennas enable excellent embedded surface-mount antenna performance in solutions that are subject to interferers such as the human body. The uSP410 series is available today in tape and reel packaging via Linx Technologies’ distributor and manufacturer representative networks.Click here to learn more about the microSplatch uSP410 series of surface-mount monopole antennas.last_img read more

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Grammys to pay tribute to Prince, George Michael

first_imgLOS ANGELES | Sunday’s Grammy Awards will include special tributes to pop music icons Prince and George Michael. FILE – In this Sept. 9, 2012 file photo, British singer George Michael in concert to raise money for AIDS charity Sidaction, in Paris, France. George Michael’s spokeswoman says the singer is “resting” after receiving hospital treatment for an undisclosed ailment. The Grammy Awards announced Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017, that Sunday’s show will include tribute performances in honor of Prince and George Michael. Both stars died last year. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File) Organizers announced Wednesday that the program will include two performances in honor of the stars who died last year. The announcement didn’t say who would perform the tributes.Previously announced performers for this year’s show include Adele, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Bruno Mars and Metallica. Gaga performed a medley of the late David Bowie’s hits during last year’s show.The “Late Late Show’s” James Corden is hosting the Grammys, which will be broadcast on CBS on Sunday night from Los Angeles.center_img FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The Grammy Awards announced Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017, that Sunday’s show will include tribute performances in honor of Prince and George Michael. Both stars died last year. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)last_img read more

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