XL Recordings: The First Chapters →
Holy crap, this is totally fantastic. Old school super catchy breakbeat jams, from the label that’s now putting out the White Stripes and Beck. I am totally down with both sides of that trajectory, and listening to this comp just reaffirms for me what a uniquely great label XL really is. Hey, I think this calls for some gratuitous YouTube embedding! So here’s a (very) vintage clip...
Max Tundra - Which Song
This is totally great.
Kermit Bale →
You win, Internet.
Did anyone else notice the Republicans played Heart’s “Barracuda” like 3 songs after McCain finished his speech at the convention last night? WTF? I’d really like to have been there for the decision making process behind that one: “This song is just BAD ASS — John McCain is a bad ass! YEAH ADDING TO PLAYLIST!!” And it looks like Heart is confused, and...
yewknee: Americans have an unhealthy desire to see average people promoted to positions of great authority. No one wants an average neurosurgeon or even an average carpenter, but when it comes time to vest a man or woman with more power and responsibility than any person has held in human history, Americans say they want a regular guy, someone just like themselves. (quoting Sam Harris)
And so I will be listing it on eBay, with a modest opening bid 0f $10,000, with...– Pinakothek: That’s Where Your Heartaches Begin
Blitzen Trapper's third Daytrotter session is up... →
I’m enjoying the 12-string guitar on here.