new releases: just one – stereolab

anthology! StereolabSerene Velocity: A Stereolab AnthologyElektra/RhinoIndie Pop, Experimental Rock, Indie Rock, Post-Rock/Experimental, Alternative Pop/Rock, Ambient Pop, Indie Electronic

new releases: gossip, tortoise

The GossipGSSP RMXKill Rock StarsIndie Rock, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi omg wtf gssp!!!1!!1!!!! Pajo1968Drag CityPost-Rock/Experimental, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter what’s this? yet another David Pajo project with a completely different name??? TortoiseA Lazarus TaxonThrill JockeyPost-Rock/Experimental, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Instrumental Rock

sid and nancy: do you feel like you’ve been cheated?

this was one of those movies that you’re *supposed* to watch if you are hip to pop culture and/or punk. it’s the story of sid vicious and his horrible, drug addict g/f. it’s so over-the-top with everything that it’s confusing and boring and makes a joke out of punk rock. velvet goldmine, which had a… Continue reading sid and nancy: do you feel like you’ve been cheated?

new releases: ani difranco, sigur ros

this sounds interesting: Comets On FireAvatarSub Pop allmusic.com:Comets On Fire move a step further into the deep garage psychedelic mindset with Avatar. The guitar freakouts are all there, but the songs are more pronounced and more focused. It’s obvious the band has been taking in lots of Jefferson Airplane, early Quicksilver Messenger Service and Blue… Continue reading new releases: ani difranco, sigur ros

new releases: harvey danger, new york dolls, jurassic 5

Harvey DangerLittle by Little 2CDKill Rock Stars from Kill Rock Stars newsletter:The third LP by Seattle band Harvey Danger was produced by John Goodmanson and Steve Fisk—whose combined credits include dozens of essential records by bands as varied as Sleater-Kinney, Beat Happening, Low, Screaming Trees, Blonde Redhead, and Nirvana—Little By Little… is the sound of… Continue reading new releases: harvey danger, new york dolls, jurassic 5

new releases: thom yorke and cut chemist

Thom YorkeThe EraserXL from allmusic.com:The Eraser, Thom Yorke’s first solo album, is a pleasant surprise, an intensely focused set of nine songs that are predominantly electronic. It’s as close to a version of Radiohead minus four of its members as one can imagine, sounding nothing like the stray-idea patchwork expected by some cynics. Indie Electronic,… Continue reading new releases: thom yorke and cut chemist

excuse me, when does the emperor show up & where are the prizes?

so after spending most of the weekend and most of the day yesterday playing Guild Wars for the in game Dragon Festival, i find myself wondering why i was not getting points for driving well to see fireworks last night, and looking around for Grasps of Insanity to attack. you know you need a break… Continue reading excuse me, when does the emperor show up & where are the prizes?

ampache — reason number 512 why php rocks my world

i found a web-based server application by accident when i googled to try to figure out if it was possible to broadcast on LAUNCHcast, which is the SHOUTcast-like protocol that Yahoo uses. i don’t think it is, but in the search results i found a blog in which ampache was mentioned as being the next… Continue reading ampache — reason number 512 why php rocks my world