Music

John Scalzi posted a twisted little piece today, entitled “Songs You Like That You’re Pretty Sure No One Else Does”. He chose a track from David Bowie’s Tin Machine side project, which sets a pretty high bar. He also linked to the track on Imeem, which posed a bit of a problem; none of my…

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We went to see Al Stewart at the Triple Door yesterday. The Triple Door is an interesting place, set up for dinner and music. It’s associated with the Wild Ginger restaurant upstairs, and the food was wonderful. The calendar entry for the show hadn’t mentioned any other names, and so I was surprised when the…

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This is going to be a really educational thread… Tell me what new music or artists you’re listening to these days. For the purposes of this discussion, “new” is defined to mean: 1. The artist/band started publicly releasing music (or alternately made their major label debut) after January 2005; or 2. The artist/band started publicly…

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I just received my pre-release copy of the new No-Man album, Schoolyard Ghosts. It’s abso-fucking-lutely brilliant – their best work ever. I ripped it onto my iPhone, and I’ve been wandering around all day with the album stuck on “Repeat”. (Actually, that’s not quite true: some of the time I was watching the videos on…

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