Entries from August 2010

Monday Mixtape Update 03.30.09 :: Art-Rockin’ the Aughts and Antecedents

March 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Art-rock in the purest sense hasn’t exactly been in vogue for quite some time now, but of course for all their jabber the punks eventually got arty (shh, they thought they fooled us!). Of course, art-rock in the aughts can label itself whatever it likes—shitcore, freak folk, psych, new jack swing—it’s all art-rock, jack!
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“Oh God, oh man!” :: Accelerated bad-movie schadenfreude in the … um, what age is this again?

March 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Looking for seriously bad films used to be somewhat of an exercise in obsession and connoisseurship; it took a lot of dedication and bong hits from jobless college grads to discover the joys of films such as Troll 2 and Killer Workout. Now you don’t have to do so much as take a sweet bong […]

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Monday Mixtape Update 03.23.09 :: Odd Pop 6 :: Rambunctious

March 23rd, 2009 · 17 Comments

Greetings to you, my little minions. My filet minions. My little peekachoos. Oh, you don’t know. You sit back and you talk, you Sunday drivers. It’s so easy from where you’re sitting. You just log on to PDD and see all the songs all ready. You don’t know what I’ve done. Listening to early Slade […]

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Monday Tuesday Mixtape Update :: Songs About Writing Things

March 17th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Gaah. Long work days. So busy people. I swear I will update this stuff … later … For now, here’s a new mixtape! Songs about writing! Basically, I wanted to put that rock demo version of Elvis Costello’s “Every Day I Write the Book” and Fleetwood Mac’s “Book of Love” on the same mix. Here’s […]

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Monday Mixtape Update 03.02.09 :: Hey Mister

March 2nd, 2009 · 7 Comments

It’s time I did some more broad themes with the mixtapes as opposed to the stylistic mixes I’ve been pushing lately. So I’ll kick this new direction off with my this “Hey Mister” mix—all songs about dudes and guys, sad slobs and roustabouts with impish twinkles in their eyes. OK, pretty much these are songs […]

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