I’m looking rather desperately for a live stream of the Phil Spector movie. Anyone??
My Top 10 R.E.M. Moments
I actually did not move from Boston to Athens, GA because of R.E.M. It had more to do with Love Tractor, to be honest - along with what were then really cheap horsekeeping options just a few minutes outside town. Nevertheless, it feels REALLY weird to know there’s no longer an R.E.M. I wish them the best, and thought I would share my personal Top 10 R.E.M. Moments - in chronological order. ...
Evening Attire and Tacticianor, happy at Akindale... →
Off The Cuff Column: Is there a secret code in... →
This is a great theory of Jason Espy’s concerning (among other things) William Burroughs’ fold-over technique MAYBE being used by Rev. Finster in his book “Visions of 200 Light Years Away”. If you’ll recall, Burroughs used the fold-over technique in his book “Naked Lunch”… and a lot of Rev. Finster’s artist/musician friends and visitors would...
How to Get Spotify Free Without an Invite(via... →
dominickbrady: Spotify just launched in the US but if you want an account, you either need an invite or has to start paying for the service. Fortunately, if you want to skip the queue and get a free account right now there’s a pretty simple loophole. Before you try this method, you may first want to see if you…
Can't Stop The Bleeding » Remembering The Human... →
If you look at the comments, there’s a lovely tribute from Steve Albini. Godspeed, Billy. :-(
Anti-Muslim crusaders make millions spreading fear... →
Somehow you always sort of KNEW this was a scam.
Luciano Berio, Composer - InstantEncore →
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LUCIANO BERIO!!!!
i. license. music.: Some tricks too cheap for the... →
Not to state the obvious, but how many listeners does the NYPO actually think are ever going to SEE those liner notes in these iTunes days? Or care? I’m sure they’re thinking they’re going to see a whole lot of money in settlement but honestly the actual value of this case is minimal. killingclassicalmusic: The New York Philharmonic has sued the rock group Cheap Trick...
Legendary NYC Hotel Chelsea is for sale - Yahoo!... →
Q 160;: How are relations with Bernard these days? A: Bernard’s as well as can...– Reallybanderson, NME (via ashes-of-us)
BBC News - BBC Trust rejects 6 Music closure plan →
FUCK YEAH 6 MUSIC!!!!!
MUSICLISTENER: Proposed closure of BBC 6 Music,... →
Music Listener Francine has given an excellent redux of why the proposed closure of BBC 6 Music could be disastrous for new artists and the industry as a whole. visit her at the link! When the director general of the BBC announced the proposed closure of BBC 6 Music and the Asian Network, two UK based radio stations boasting cult followings and more programming freedom than found at any...
AT&T Moves Away From Unlimited-Data Pricing -... →
This really isn’t good news for SmartPhone users. Did you honestly need iPhone tethering THAT much??
Derby Winner Mine That Bird Sent to Lukas |... →
Of all the shitty things to do to this honest little horse - send him to that butcher. :(
Doooods: Android 2.5's gonna run iPhone Apps!!! →
FEATURES LIST at the link. Including running iPhone apps in a virtual machine. Something tells me Android just won. That is, until the lawsuits start flying…
Music blogs continue to be shut down! →
Please read this blog from a Scottish music blogger and see if you can find it in your hearts to help out!
Daily on Twitter as discussed about '#save6music' →
Jon Morter came up with this here nifty li’l thang! Check it!!!
A Most Unusual College: No Textbooks And No... →
How much would I have LOVED to go to this school??!!! Such an awesome idea. In fact, I wish I could go right now!!!
Tom Robinson's 60th Birthday Gig: – Fresh On The... →
Here is an invite to Tom Robinson’s 60th birthday party for you!
Pete Doherty arrested over drug death of Goldsmith... →
BREAKING NEWS: CONTROVERSIAL British rocker Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of supplying the drugs that killed heiress Robin Whitehead. The Sun reported the Babyshambles star attended a police station by appointment. Film-maker Whitehead, 27 - part of Britain’s wealthy Goldsmith dynasty - died of a suspected overdose at an apartment in Homerton, East London, in January. ...
Bored this evening? Tom Robinson teaches us how to play 2-4-6-8 Motorway. Some good sound songwriting advice here as well.
Why did BBC3 escape the cuts? When an exciting radio station like BBC 6 Music...– Why did BBC3 escape the cuts? | Media | guardian.co.uk Oh. Hell. Motherfucking. Yes. THANK YOU GUARDIAN!!!
Diary of an up and coming sociopath » How to Save... →
This is an excellent, excellent blog on stuff you can do to save 6 Music. Recommended by Andrew Collins on Twitter.
BBC 6 Music: who's who | Media | guardian.co.uk →
This brought a tear to the eye.
Save BBC 6 Music!!
OK, so now that Mark Thompson has confirmed his intention to close BBC 6 Music, there is a three-month period for policy review and comment from the public. Please, please contact all of the Trustees at the addresses below: E-MAIL ALL THE TRUSTEES: BBC Trust: email@example.com; BBC EM specifically addressing the consultation: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com - Chairman...
What YOU can do to help save BBC 6Music!
Stuff to do: 1 -Join the Save 6Music Facebook page, here: http://bit.ly/bbc6music 2 - Use the link on the left side of the FB page to invite ALL your FB friends to join this page. (Why? Because 6 Music staffers think this is the best way to go, that’s why.) 3 - Sign the petition: http://www.petition.fm/petitions/6musicasiannet/1000/ 4 - File a Complaint w/ the BBC: EMAIL:...
Save BBC 6Music! →
Someone has done a nice news/info aggregator page. Save 6 Music!!
Excellent blog from UK indie label Bella Union on... →
Facebook | Save BBC 6Music →
BBC 6Music is under threat from budget cuts. DJ Phill Jupitus tweeted that he has spoken to Board of Directors & final decision 2-3 weeks away. There is plenty of time to show our support for the BEST radio anywhere! Please join this Facebook page and/or use hashtag #save6Music on Twitter. Thanks!
lesexoflex: LE SEXOFLEX WORLD PREMIERE MUSIC VIDEO IS HERE! Prepare yourself, put on your sanitary napkins and sit back. Le Sexoflex’s hit single POOP ON FACE has arrived in all it’s glutinous glory. And don’t forget, you can download Le Sexoflex’s FREE MiXXXtape @ lesexoflex.com !!! Invagine the Pussibilities!
Owning Information and Terminating Debate | Song,... →
Best analysis so far of Musicblogocide2k10. Long, detailed, but very much worth the read!
Howie Carr linked all today’s TV weather dickery to February TV sweeps....– bostonradio
Bronfman is Retarded: Warners to Stop Streaming...
The BBC reports here http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8507885.stm) that Warners prexy Edgar Bronfman will stop licensing Warners music to online streaming sites such as Spotify (UK/Eur). Existing deals will remain in place (so they say NOW anyway) but no new deals will be done. This effectively kills Spotify’s attempt to launch in the USA. Now, Spotify’s launch in the USA...
Hey y’all. As some may already know, Google/Blogger is deleting LEGAL mp3 music blogs without warning and leaving some very hard-working bloggers in the lurch. I’ve been meaning to set up shop over here anyway, but this event was pretty much the impetus to finally do it. I don’t post .mp3s on my blogs so I’d probably be safe, but I don’t hold with this kind of...