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indiepopradio.com

Reading Carrie Brownstein’s memoir made me think back to 1999 and indiepopradio.com (long defunct — don’t go there).  Maybe I can recreate some of the playlist using youtube, with some help from archive.org. I wrote about indiepopradio.com before — it was a … Continue reading

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Book Review Revue Pt. 6

I won’t apologize (again) for once again not publishing one of these blurb collections in over a year and a half because, one, who cares? and two, who cares? I read these to think of birthday and Christmas presents to … Continue reading

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Book Review Revue Pt. 5

I’m taking way too long to write these blurbs — way over a year this time! — I don’t completely remember what I thought of these books, so this collection of blurbs will be somewhat more, ah.. abstract. Also, since … Continue reading

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Book Review Revue Pt. 4

I went pretty heavy on fiction this time, with a lot of sci-fi. Nerds! Speaking of, I’ve yammered on a lot about e-reader apps in this space, so to add to that I’ll say now that Apple fixed whatever weird … Continue reading

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Book Review Revue Pt. 3

In the 80s my father tried to get his sons to keep track of the books we read in what he called a “book book” (which I just now finally understood — a book of books, I get it), and … Continue reading

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Two Pros at Work

Yesterday I got to watch a couple of musical geniuses do their thing. First, Andrew Bird played an in-studio at the radio station where I work, and I watched for a couple of songs. I’m not strictly an Andrew Bird … Continue reading

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A couple of music documentaries, 30 Rock sighting

In the last few days I’ve seen a couple of music films that I’d like to remark on. Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008) was something. Documentarians catch up with a somewhat influential (in metal circles) early 80s hair metal band … Continue reading

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