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25
Mar
11

In Which I Subject People To Music

So, I’ve been helping out a friend’s radio show lately, which has been a lot of fun. I’ve heard from at least one person who was interested in what we’ve been playing, so I’ve decided to compile lists of our song selection after each show. I didn’t do this after the show two weeks ago (last week we were off the air), so Here are both week’s lists. All the bands and songs listed here are worth checking out, so do some homework! Continue reading ‘In Which I Subject People To Music’

11
Mar
11

My sincere apologies for that last post

Here’s some real Friday partying music!

11
Mar
11

Today is Friday, tomorrow is Saturday, and Sunday comes afterwards.

Man. I love weekends, don’t you? I wish there was a song that embodied my love for my favorite day of the week!

Oh wait.

There is.

Keep watching at least to the point where there is an inexplicable cameo by who I can only assume is either someone trying to pick up these underage girls, or their parents’ chauffeur sent out to find them.

I think the reason I listen to so much metal is because it’s the farthest thing I can find to music like this.

08
Mar
11

Actual News: All Pigs Must Die in the Studio, Signed to Southern Lord

It’s recently come out that one of my favorite new bands, All Pigs Must Die have signed with one of my favorite labels, Southern Lord. There’s something wholly satisfying about that, y’know? Continue reading ‘Actual News: All Pigs Must Die in the Studio, Signed to Southern Lord’

04
Mar
11

Meditations on a Theme: Album Lengths

A guy named Billy Shakesman once said ‘brevity is the source of wit’ -Harold Plinkett

It seems like lately a common complaint made by listeners of any given album is the length. The most recent subject of my banal reviewing style, The Human Abstract’s Digital Veil is the most recent victim of these complaints by fans. At a few seconds shy of 37 minutes long, it is a “short” album. Discussions over albums in the sub-40 minute range tend to lead into other arguments about what should classify a release as an “album” proper, and what should be considered an “EP.”
Continue reading ‘Meditations on a Theme: Album Lengths’