kickstarter: The Mysterious Letters just added some new rewards, including these two: Will anyone pick the $24 tier? We’ll be following this subplot closely.
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Somebody’s too good for the word “donut”
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-10-25) →
Elizabeth Cotten (21) Let’s Wrestle (18) Colleen (18) Atlas Sound (11) The Byrds (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
kickstarter: This afternoon I’ll be speaking on a CMJ Music Marathon panel about how musicians can thrive without record labels. It’s a perennial topic, and these days tools like Topspin, Bandcamp, and Tunecore (and even Kickstarter) have moved the conversation past ideology and into practical stuff. It’s a nice change. The mechanics are important, no doubt. How much will the label spend on...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-10-18) →
Moonshake (32) Thao (14) Washed out (12) Fool’s Gold (11) Neon Indian (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Minimalist flickr viewer
sabino: sabino2: This is kind of awesome, really. [quoted from Justin Oullette portfolio] I Hardly Know Her is a free, minimalist Flickr viewer. After a simple authorization step, photographers are able to present their existing work without the contextual burden of Flickr’s user interface and branding. The default view shows metadata only on mouse hover, with a “large” mode also available...
I’m still feeling out Kurt Vile’s...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-10-4) →
The Fresh & Onlys (34) Let’s Wrestle (10) Charles Mingus (8) Stricken City (8) The Mantles (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
“I Think of You” from...
Why did Cleveland lose to Orlando? I did a post on that. Everybody thinks Mike...– Wayne Winston, stat guy for the Dallas Mavericks, unloads over at True Hoop. Good stuff.
More Thoughts on Girls
“I watched the Girls’ multiple live videos on Pitchfork.tv. The Hellhole Ratrace video (not live) made me suddenly and (kind of) urgently understand what it is about them that works: as conventional as they *sound*, as normal as their music is, not only are they themselves weird, they *are* exactly what San Francisco prides itself on being, but no longer is. In other words, SF is a...