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Still Alive and I Have a Job No Less

No posts lately because I’ve been busy at a new full time gig, which I like a bunch. I needed a job and they needed me badly. ‘Nuff said. Meanwhile, I’m putting out the videos I’ve been working on for … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast – Pete Townshend’s “Let My Love Open the Door”

Here’s something I like to do. Listen to different artists perform the same song. That side by side listening always reveals new things about the song and the artists. Seth Roberts likes to talk about the Willat Effect, where side … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Punk Rockers Prove Anyone Can Do It

I’ve watched Beck’s video for Loser dozens of times. In terms of production you can point to a dozen ways it’s a crappy video. (Color grading? What’s that?!) The whole thing was edited on an Amiga Video Toaster and shot … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – The Royal Hounds “I’m In Love With a Zombie”

UPDATED WITH BETTER AUDIO I’ve been radically changing up my videos. I ditched the tripod in favor of a video monopod. Now I’m moving around, which makes the videos much more interesting. Now that I’ve got the audio and video … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Pants

I was watching Young MC’s Bust a Move video and noticed a young guy who looked like Flea wearing crazy stuffed animal pants. I Googled and sure enough that’s Flea. He wore the same pants in RHCP’s Higher Ground video. … Continue reading

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Justified Tuesday – Gangstagrass

Long Hard Times to Come (used as Justified’s theme): I’m Gonna Put You Down: Nobody Gonna Miss Me: Long Hard Times to Come lyrics

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Soundgarden

So they released a new album. Good interview with Chris Connell here. Yeah, it’s on NPR. They do good arts coverage. Dude quit school after the seventh grade. And someone finally uploaded Full on Kev’s Mom (Reprise) to YouTube

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Because it’s Friday. Get on Top Under the Bridge Around the World

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Scott H. Biram

Normally I only listen to bands with one-armed drummers, but this is pretty good. Still Drunk, Still Crazy, Still Blue P.S. to Sons of Anarchy fans. The fourth season is up on Netflix. I’m re-watching it this weekend. That song … Continue reading

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Butthole Surfers

Pepper

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Steven Hyden on Rock Fandom

“Being a fan is a more socially acceptable version of having an imaginary friend.” – Steven Hyden, Perfect Circle: An REM Story Why did R.E.M. mean so much to me? Let’s set R.E.M. off to the side for a moment. … Continue reading

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School’s Out

For my kids, not me, but it’s pretty awesome all the same. Well we got no choice All the girls and boys Makin all that noise ‘Cause they found new toys Well we can’t salute ya Can’t find a flag … Continue reading

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My Mind Wanders

THERMOKING THE RMOKING KING OF THE RMO THE RMONES HEY! HO! LET’S GO!

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Ted Nugent

The Nuge was on “The Simpsons” last night, but my seven year old had never heard of him. Do they not teach kids anything in school these days? This one’s for you, Katie. Cat Scratch Fever “For more information on … Continue reading

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I pulled the head off Elvis / Filled Fred up to his pelvis / Yabba Dabba Doo / The King is gone, and so are you

George Jones – The King is Gone (So Are you): Last night I broke the seal on a Jim Beam decanter That looks like Elvis I soaked the label off a Flintstone Jelly Bean jar I cleared us off a … Continue reading

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