Overnight Sensation …

We proudly present the following items scheduled to post during the late-night / early morning hours. Of course, we’ll be promoting different items tomorrow night at this time. But we won’t be so proud.

Walk This Way – Singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield celebrates the release of a new album and her memoir with a fall run.

The Best Offense Is A Big Tour – British dance punks Does It Offend You, Yeah? have launched a full-on assault at home and abroad in support of their debut release.

Link-O-Rama …

Clear Channel to launch online radio network that will include indie online stations along with the usual Clear Channel stations listeners have come to know and love – Associated Press

Did you know there’s a rock camp for girls? – Chicago Sun-Times (registration may be required)

Here’s a novel defense against those RIAA infringement lawsuits – admit guilt and then challenge the law – Wired / Threat Level

FCC is expected to uphold complaint against Comcast regarding the company’s past practice of interrupting P2P transfers – Reuters

Wanna know what iPods are doing to your hearing? – Time

What you can expect from the Sirius / XM merger – PC Magazine

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Flobots update today with new September dates for Europe. Newly posted shows include September 9 in Stockholm at Debaser Medis, September 13 in Berlin at Cassiopeia, September 17 in Amsterdam at Paradiso and September 18 in Paris at Trabendo.

Liza Minnelli routes a jaunt through Italy for late October / early November. Look for Liza-with-a-Z in Rome on October 29 at Auditorium Santa Cecilia, Florence on November 1 at Maggio Musicale Florintino, Torino on November 10 at Teatro Regio and Milan on November 14 at Teatro Arcimboldi.

Southern Culture On The Skids add a few California dates to the ol’ schedule. Like August 30 in Ventura at Seaside Park, and September 1 in San Diego at The Casbah. The band also adds a date for Carbondale, Illinois, electing to play Hangar 9 on October 2.

And we have a couple of new ones for Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – September 23 in New York at Socrates Sculpture Park, and November 1 in Ithaca, New York at State Theatre.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Neko Case, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Juliana Hatfield, CAKE, David Lindley, Delta Goodrem, Jason Mraz, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Chicago Afrobeat Project, Iron & Wine, Bettye LaVette, Dr. John, Bo Bice, Steve Forbert, Justin Nozuka, Liam Finn, Katt Williams, Less Than Jake, Hoots & Hellmouth, George Wallace, Sevendust, The Holmes Brothers, plus thousands and thousands of bands and artists you need to know about if you want to be popular among your peers.

And that’s a wrap for Monday, July 28, 2008. On behalf of the 1,432 researchers, 1,231 data processors and ½ union rep (she only works on even-numbered days of the week), we want to thank you for using our Web site, and we hope we can be of service in the days to come. Goodnight, good luck and may all the best seats be yours. After all, life is too short to spend it in the nosebleed section. Happy trails!