Monthly Archives: March 2013

“No more revenge cobbler or whiskey pie”

Oh Fiery Furnaces, how I miss your catastrophic musical onslaught!  I have been repeatedly reminded of your musical badassness every time I listen to this great Daytrotter session. Why am I writing about a four-song set from over a year … Continue reading

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Trouble Is…..

Wouldn’t you like to hear stories about Emory Zickafoose Brown, Sleepy Gilreath, Anna May Stillwell, and the Dobkins brothers: George and Orville?  You’re in luck.  Look no further than the new re-issue of Lee Hazlewood’s Trouble Is a Lonesome Town. One … Continue reading

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Dan McPharlin

Above (and below) is the mind-blowing work of Australian artist Dan McPharlin.  These mini-mini-mini synthesizer and oscillators are hand-made of cardboard.  They are awesome for a variety of reasons, chief among them is the beauty of mechanized repetition.  At this … Continue reading

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Amok, Thom Yorke’s second solo record has emerged.  The short verdict: claustrophobic, murky, and engrossing. Let’s not forget Snr. Yorke’s strong suits, all of which are in full effect on Amok. He has that unique ability to make any series … Continue reading

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