Being a total Busy Dad, the greatest mental barrier to playing my electric guitar was the time it would take to get all my pedals out, connect them together and power them up. Then put them all away again when the rockin’ arena must return to an office. The solution – build a pedal board, […]
Couple of notes on music apps: Garageband is really fun and powerful app – I use it on my iPad to record my electric guitar using the Tascam IXZ dongle and headphones, so as not to wake the kids. Here’s me butchering George Harrison’s Something in Garageband: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/282326855″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] The backing guitar […]
Dark Night Of The Soul, the collaboration between DangerMouse and Sparklehorse is available on teh torrents (it’s a *very* quick download). The album will be released as a blank CD-R to Stick It To The Man – The Guardian has more.
My ‘Wes Anderson Soundtracks’ itunes playlist gets its’ fair share of air time, lending an effortlessly sophisticated aural sheen to any bbq or family get-together. If, like me, you’d like More Of This Kind Of Thing, soundtrack orientated film blog The Playlist has three downloadable Wes-style playlists for getting quirky to.
This meme is naming 25 albums that had a profound effect on you, the ones you listened to again and again, and have worn out copies in a number of formats. Being a big fan of music, lists and contemplating my own naval, here’s mine, in rough chronological order of when I became obsessed with […]
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Chuck Klosterman reviews Chinese Democracy: Reviewing Chinese Democracy is not like reviewing music. It’s more like reviewing a unicorn. It’s like if Jeff Lynne tried to make Out Of The Blue sound more like Fun House, except with jazz drumming and a girl singer from Motown. Somewhere in Los Angles, there’s gotta be 400 hours […]
Check out Fark.com’s best photoshop contest for a while – Star Wars characters in other movies. Probably not dial-up friendly.