produced by Nicolas Vernhes
featuring Sharon Van Etten inspiring me to leave the couch
Settling in with Lucky Peach's Seashore issue accompanied by my very favorite musical portrait of the beach.
Steve Gunn at Pickathon playing a tune from his forthcoming record — feels like a perfect day at the beach.
We’ve got some big news.
That’s usually how acquisition talk starts. And that seems like the theme of the week. But not here. If anything all of the acquisitions and changes to the landscape in music and tech have reminded us why — now more than ever — an open, nonprofit, and artist driven…
important work done by awesome people!
Great photos and spot on — watch for these guys! flaneuryan:
If you’re paying attention to the indie rock blog radar, I’m pretty sure you’ll see the Columbus band Connections making blip-after-blip. Comprised of local #yunggodz from bands like Andrew Graham’s Swarming Branch, Times New Viking and C-bus legends El Jesus De Magico, it’s no surprise that they’d be whipping up lo-fi goodness in no short supply. After some dates opening for the Breeders, as well as increasingly favorable rock press, I’m excited to see what’s next for these dudes. Here’s some pics of them playing with SOON TO BE local legends Red Feathers at the WV White album release at Carabar. PS…not sure I really elaborated but, dang, this band is the heat-they completely channel this glam-y new psych “Nuggets” style weirdness with so much authenticity it’s hard to tell what year it is (‘69/’81/’96/’03….WHAAAA?).
To a kid, making music can seem very mysterious, but the fundamental love of playing around with different sounds and listening to how they sound when strung fluidly together is something every musician and composer discovers first in childhood. “I wanted a toy that allowed children to discover for themselves how music was actually made.”
IT’S CALLED “SOUND TRACK”
This looks AMAZING!
Sharon Van Etten gives a little morsel to make the wait that much more excruciating. She’s the best.
Shakes and sneezes
On repeat — the cutest creature, EVER
This is 200 calories of celery. You can bet 200 calories of chocolate takes up less room on a plate. These photos, which come from Wisegeek, are a quick reminder of exactly what 200 calories looks like.
For me the photos are super important and the practice of making 200 calorie, or 150 or 100 calorie portions