Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Blitzen Trapper Massacre from Brian Adrian Koch on Vimeo.

Houston we have a ... problem?

Hmmm .... Oh. I get it. NASA, Houston, Johnson Space Center. Clever ...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Sketchy Profile

Self portrait done on Wacom Bamboo Fun.

News Media Milestones

A couple interesting media stories that caught my eye yesterday -- this coming from a former newspaper journalist and someone whose father has been a newspaper reporter for more than 40 years, still at it well into his 60s ...

1. Reuters reported yesterday that online news consumption surpassed newspapers for the first time, attributing the milestone mostly to new technologies such as the iPad and other mobile devices.

2. One thought I hadn't given to things like e-readers is how they will affect the public library system, like this NY Times story details.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Free MMJ leading up to Circuital

Head over to My Morning Jacket's website where, for six weeks, My Morning Jacket will offer free downloads to celebrate the forthcoming album Circuital.

According to the site, "The first five downloads will be live songs taken from each of their shows at New York’s Terminal 5 this past October. Scroll over the poster artwork below for the download dates.On April 12th, the countdown ends with a new song from Circuital."

Give your email to receive all the music as it's revealed.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

New Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes) tunes

Check out Robin Pecknold's beautiful new acoustic jams on Stereogum. They are both organic and bright, reminiscent of Nick Drake and culling up scenes of a backwoods stream and a misty Dublin morn.

Thursday, March 3, 2011



This, on Vetiver's blog:

"Vetiver are currently in the studio with Thom Monahan putting the finishing touches on their next album. Recorded in Los Angeles (Melva), Hoboken (Water Music), and Sacramento (The Hangar), Vetiver's fifth album should be out by summer on Sub Pop and Bella Union.

Soon we'll be hitting the road again, playing select cities en route to SXSW. Dates and venues are up on the site.

Andy also has a solo show in February with friends Eric Johnson (Fruit Bats) and Richard Swift, part of a series to benefit the Buckman Arts Focus Elementary in Portland. Info is up here.

(From 24/01/11 @ 3:28 PM) "

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