Monthly Archives: October 2006

Halloween Mix '06

Halloween: the only “holiday” where religious controversy and political beliefs don’t get in the way of daily plans. Kids dress up in innocent costumes and eat candy, adults dress up in promisicuous costumes and party hard. Fun stuff, isn’t it? … Continue reading

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The Postmarks: remixes, halloween, and more

Ever since I posted about The Postmarks about a month ago (here), they have been critically acclaimed blog darlings. According to Elbo.ws, ‘Goodbye’ was the “#1 most blogged track” from September 11th to October 4th, however that would be calculated. … Continue reading

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Dogme 95 / Nick Wright

Nick Wright is Dogme 95, a historically informed solo project based out of Chicago. Instead of taking on the norm with mediocre acoustic melodies sung over boring songs about happy love, Wright tends to be a bit more interesting. His … Continue reading

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The Red West

Since I’m one of the many admirers of the late Jeff Buckley, I find that comparisons to Buckley ofen fall incredibly short of expectations. So far, the majority of those who have listened to the Orange County-based alternative band, The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Outkast's Idlewild

Many hardcore rap fans would say that 2006 has been a horrible year for Hip-Hop. In terms of classic, cohesive Hip-Hop albums, fans have gotten so desperate as to call any Rap album that drops a “classic”. Despite all of … Continue reading

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Alexis… The Band?

Judging by the pictures on his web site, I have come to the conclusion that Alexis Gideon is somewhat of a confused man, maybe a bit insane. That’s alright though, because the amount of sane innovative musicians is sparse. Also, … Continue reading

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The Slip

As a diehard Yankees fan (yeah, shoot me), some of my friends have the assumption that I despise bands from Boston. That’s rubbish. While it is true I am no fan of their beloved Red Sox, the music scene in … Continue reading

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