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How Perfect Is This?

I first encountered Die Antwoord a year or so ago, and one of my first reactions was that they seemed like the cast of a Harmony Korine movie come to life. So how perfect is this? Advertisements

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Saturday Music Links – Chris Thile Edition

My wife and I once saw Chris perform this Bach prelude from the Violin Partita No. 3 live in Cleveland, of all places, when he was touring with The Mutual Admiration Society, a project band featuring Nickel Creek fronted by … Continue reading

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Sunday Music Links / Anti-Drug Commercial

This is a great guitarist. (Though I should note he was already well on his way to dissolution at this point, and you can hear it in the weakness of his voice. Compare to a decade earlier at the height of … Continue reading

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Sacred Feces

In English, “holy shit“. That’s what the cat is saying on the Barking Pumpkin logo. I finally broke down and just had to know what a Florentine Pogen was. At the link I found the answer, plus so much more … Continue reading

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Sunday Arts Section

In review: The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Plays Zappa. Featuring Bill Eddins as “The Central Scrutinizer”, and Ike Willis and Ed Mann as “guys who actually played with The Maestro”. Purists demand what often amounts to the impossible; true fans appreciate … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Music Link + critique

Apologies for not posting the past couple of days. A combination of “unusually busy” and “unusually gouty” conspired to make sitting in front of the computer a work-only proposition the past few days, which is a shame because I’ve sent … Continue reading

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Sunday Music Links – Electronica Edition

I just looked in the mirror and realized I’m starting to resemble Wolfman Jack, but somehow older and fatter. When you’ve finished swooning, check this out: Studio. Live. Pretty cool, nah? I think I prefer the pure electronica of the studio … Continue reading

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