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John Holt - Ali Baba (trilogy dub) John Holt - Police In Helicopter John Holt - Sister Big Stuff Burning Spear - 02 - Slavery Days Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2011 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
the best Christmas album this year, Annie Lennox's A Christmas Cornucopia 02 - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 07 - The Holly And The Ivy 01 - Angels From The Realms Of Glory 04 - Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant an exquisite, stunning album. cannot recommend it enough -... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
I love american musicals, and close to the top of the list is West Side Story - an innovative score by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by the greatest american composer Stephen Sondheim, groundbreaking choreography... most of the wongs in West Side Story have become standards, performed by many of the best... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
I could never commit to something like NaNoWriMo - I'm impressed by those of you who do. best I can do is NaBloPoMo. I hope this is not the last year you do NaNoWriMo; its a good exercise in commitment, discipline, and writing even when the muse is being fickle. best of luck!
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2010 on Going it alone at Zen Ken
...sang O Death if that doesn't put me a bit closer to heaven, I don't know what would. a transcendent experience. some pics from the show: Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys @Oktoberfest, Christ the King Church more pics at flickr because music posts need music, here's a totally... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
awesome. 57 days until I see Grinderman!
updated 20100924@15:40 - what this post needs is a theme song. take it away, Ms. Jill Dan Savage has done many good things (remember Santorum?) and spearheaded many worthy causes, but the itgetsbetterproject is likely to be his crowning achievement. take a bow, Dan. in memory of Billy Lucas, the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
via "If you’ve been following the saga of singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, you know that he was arrested for battery, public intoxication, and resisting arrest last week, following a show at Radio Radio in Indianapolis. Earle, who was released on bail, announced today that he will be suspending the... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 23, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
Sanchez will lead the combined company, while Six Apart CEO Chris Alden plans to leave. Six Apart cofounder Mena Trott is joining the Say Media board, which isn’t otherwise changing. (As Business Insider, which first reported rumors of a deal, noted, the two companies already share some investors, including prominent... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 21, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
mariser is now following austin
Sep 19, 2010
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2010 on yeah.... at This Space For Rent...
he is totally adorable. as are the songs though a bit twee.
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Sep 16, 2010
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Sep 16, 2010
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Sep 16, 2010
Grinderman 2 is here. on the first few listens, it comes across a bit milder than Grinderman - not as dissonant and electrified. more melodic and a bit tender. the influence of NC & The Bad Seeds is noticeable, same as Grinderman had a marked influence on Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
I was thinking that We Call Upon the Author has several chori of "doo doo doo doo doo doo" or p'haps "doot doot doot doot doot doot doot". I believe a judge needs to call it.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2010 on blogging hiatus at we just won't be defeated
mariser is now following Ken
Sep 14, 2010
'tis a somber occasion, let's begin with an appropriate quote "Friends, Romans, Countrymen, I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him" VOX is done, over, finito, joined the choir invisible. starting to stink a little, to be frank. why this place mattered is that in a virtual world where... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
september 11 2010, the day is almost over here where I am. the ninth anniversary of *that* day. that day at the time we thought we'd never get over, never forget. yet we got over it, we let some of it recede. one moment hasn't lost its power, its punch... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
Mickey Mouse And The Goodbye Man by Grinderman. the entire album Grinderman 2: Enter the Wolfman is streaming in Grinderman myspace this week in advance of the album release next week, Monday September 13 in the UK and Tuesday September 14 in the US. w00t! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
mariser is now following Aaron
Sep 10, 2010
Bukowski was a jerk! Berryman was best! He wrote like wet papier mache, went the Hemingway weirdly on wings and with maximum pain We call upon the author to explain as Nick is prone to, he namechecks poets in several songs. in We Call Upon the Author, who is this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2010 at Jockey Full of Bourbon
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Sep 9, 2010