Karl's Corner - 12/18/2008
12/18/08 SO MUCH GREAT WEEZER STUFF RIGHT NOW!
UPDATE 12/22 - Rivers Stereogum videos (3!) NOW UP ON STEREOGUM. Enjoy, this is great stuff! Rivers and some very special guests perform unique and beautiful versions of 3 songs from "Alone II" (out now!)
UPDATE 12/19 - Now with even MORE cool stuff, added at the bottom of this post!
Good peoples of the world of Weezer, theres a lot of good stuff going on right now. Heres the rundown:
1. CHRISTMAS WITH WEEZER IPHONE APP
This exclusive cool new variation on Tapulous' popular "Tap Tap Revolution" iPhone game is available now! Features 6 brand new Weezer Christmas songs and other Weezer music!
2. CHRISTMAS WITH WEEZER EP
6 brand new holiday classics recorded by the Weez men, available NOW on iTunes and Amazon!
And courtesy of fan Paul W. aka OBSiDEONEYE, todays picture is a hilarious variant cover for the Christmas EP!
3. RIVERS CUOMO "ALONE II" ALBUM
This awesome collection of never before heard home recordings is available NOW in record stores and iTunes, Amazon, etc. Wherever good music is sold!
And tune into to Stereogum this coming MONDAY DEC. 22 for video of Rivers performing 3 songs from 'Alone II'! And it's not just Rivers performing - these songs are performed with some VERY special guest musicians and in FRESH arrangements that you have come to expect from the king of the unexpected, Rivers Cuomo! ...and over on Goal.com, a nice write up of "My Day Is Coming" from Alone II.
MORE GOOD STUFF added 12/19:
...Check out these sweet customized weezer Flip video cameras, available now! And/or, design your own with the Flip Mino "Create Your Own Design" feature!
..."The Greatest Man That Ever Lived" is now the official new radio single off the Red Album! Request! Listen! Enjoy! And if you missed it, here's Weezer performing the track on last Sundays Video Game Awards on Spike TV:
and don't forget the Greatest Man Mtv 52 Bands video!
VIDEO: Rivers and Jermaine Dupri (not to mention Jose from Ozma, dude from Yellowcard, and a wicked flautist)?!?! say wha? (tune into Stereogum on Monday for much more!)
VIDEO: Here's Pat and Scott awarding "Guitar Hero 2" the Music Video Game Of The Year, at the Spike TV Video Game Awards.
Weezerpedia note: This Video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Viacom International Inc.
NOMINATION: Weezer's "Pork And Beans", is up for the Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video (versus Gnarls Barkley, Erykah Badu, and Radiohead).
...happy holidays to all!