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Posted on October 31, 2009 | No CommentsThe search for a new mixtape service (among other things) continues. 8tracks.com works, but it’s not the greatest. Enter mixtape.me, which ALMOST does the job, but I sorta hate the way it looks. Anyway, this playlist isn’t full of Halloween songs – just covers. You...
Posted on October 9, 2009 | 1 CommentSteve Albini is responsible for fronting the most caustic and, depending on whether or not you have a sense of humor, either hilarious or upsetting bands of the mid- to late-80s (Big Black), that weird sort of late-80s to 90s spur period (Rapeman), and the 90s proper (Shellac), as well as producing more albums by more bands than we’re sure even he can keep track of.
Posted on August 2, 2009 | No Comments
Something good happened today. I saw Leonard Cohen's Live in London performance of Suzanne on KOCE and I remembered that I love music. I also remembered that I once had a pretty good website about it. I'm sorry I've neglected you for so many months, Weapon!! I'm back, and promise to throw something your way at least 3 times a week, starting now:
Posted on July 27, 2008 | No Comments
Posted on April 11, 2008 | 3 CommentsMark E. Smith (The Fall) is 51 years old and still punk as fuck. I saw The Fall like 6 years ago at the Knitting Factory with Midget Handjob (ex Misguided Youth, Clawhammer, Circle Jerks, etc. etc. etc.) and it totally sucked. That's right, I said it. But I won't dispute the claim that the prune is still a total bad-ass. He made the band (whose members probably went to
Posted on March 13, 2008 | 1 Comment
I'm just not sure if I say it enough. Actually, I'll take that back--I'm totally sure that I DO NOT say it enough--Steve Albini, I love you, I love Rapeman, I love Big Black, and I love Shellac. Seriously this man writes like the most bitter, petty, cathartic, and universally comprehensible lyrics I can think of. He thinks the same psychotic, homicidal thoughts that you do when you find out