Category Archives: Music

I Don’t Like Coldplay

I’ve never liked Coldplay.  I’ve always been indifferent to Coldplay.  That is until I heard the uncanny similarities between one of their hit songs (bonus points for anyone who can name the Coldplay song, because I can’t) and Kraftwerk’s “Computer Love.”  Kraftwerk’s song is my favorite song in the entire world.  My indifference towards Coldplay […]

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Most Prophetic Album

“The Times They Are A-Changin’” by Bob Dylan “Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For […]

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Allow me to take a few seconds to tell you about my new favorite band: Dungen. I only have listened to “4.”  However, from that record, alone, I can tell that this is a band who understands what I subscribe to, musically.  A touch of metal, a touch of jazz, infectiously peculiar melodies, and other-worldly […]

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“Legend Of A Girl Child Linda” by Donovan

“I will bring you gold apples and grapes made of rubies That have shone in the eyes of a prince of the breeze. Bright cascading crystals, they danced in the sand dunes On the beach of no footprints to harpsichord tunes. A throne of white ivory, a gown of white lace Lies still in the […]

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“The Great Speckled Bird”

What a beautiful thought I am thinking, Concerning a great speckled bird. Remember her name is recorded, On the pages of God’s Holy Word. All the other birds flocking ’round her And she is despised by the squad. But the great speckled bird in the Bible Is one with the great Church of God. All […]

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Rush “2112”

“I lie awake, staring out at the bleakness of Megadon.  City and sky become one, merging into a single plane, a vast sea of unbroken grey.  The Twin Moons, just two pale orbs as they trace their way across the steely sky.  I used to think I had a pretty good life here, just plugging […]

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Glenn Greenwald. Also, Scott Hornton interviews regarding torture. Finally, in the world of bread and circus, some relief.

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A Playlist for Today

The Stars of Track and Field – Belle & Sebastian Slow This Bird Down – Boards of Canada In the Court of the Bear King – An Albatross Love Serve Remember – White Hills In the Pines – Smog My Rain – Boris with Michio Kurihara We Share Our Blanket With the Owl – Brightblack Morning Light Such Hawks Such Hounds – Dead Meadow Winter’s Wolves – The Sword

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Grammy Nominations

Here’s a list of the 50th Grammy Nominations. I have made my guesses (not my picks). At the end, I have also put my favorites in the categories. RECORD OF THE YEAR Irreplaceable – Beyonce The Pretender – Foo Fighters Umbrella – Rihanna, featuring Jay-Z *What Goes Around … Comes Around – Justin Timberlake* Rehab […]

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Doug Morris, CEO of Universal Music Group

Brilliant article in Wired.

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