One of my favorite geeky non-TV (new media? Podcast? Internet show? Netcast? Bah...what is the term?) shows is The Guild masterminded by Felicia Day. Well, The Guild team has created a music video. Hilarious, geeky, sexy fun. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urNyg1ftMIU
Reading: This Is Your Brain On Music
Did music ever stir your emotions? Make you cry? Laugh? Feel afraid? Feel like getting out of your seat and moving? Yeah, you macho guys are sitting there, going, "No way...music only makes me want to rawk!" Well, maybe so. But what about the stirring, high-pitched violin string as the stalker sneaks up on the … Continue reading Reading: This Is Your Brain On Music
Listening: Harvey Danger, “Little By Little”
C'mon, you all know it...Flagpole Sitta... I wanna publish scenes And rage against machines I wanna pierce my tongue It doesn't hurt it feels fine It's funny, when we were on Ships and Dip 3, we went to the Harvey Danger show, and they were sort of reluctant to play the song. Well, maybe not … Continue reading Listening: Harvey Danger, “Little By Little”
Free Christmas Music at Amazon.com
Amazon is giving away a song a day during the days leading up to Christmas. You can download some great ones, including a Barenaked Ladies song. Ho ho ho!
Listening: Great Big Sea with “Love Me Tonight”
Great Big Sea just released a new video from their current release, "Fortune's Favor". Check out their Canadian stylings... http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=fYra_InMFAY
Listening: World’s Weezeriest Music Video
Gotta love Weezer. Breaking records!
Steven Page of Barenaked Ladies May Have Drug Charges Dismissed
Looks like Steven Page may be "Off The Hook", to quote a BNL song title. He appeared in court and the judge offered to dismiss all charges if he seeks treatment and remains drug free. Good for him. I hope he turns things around. And I'm looking forward to the new BNL album, and also … Continue reading Steven Page of Barenaked Ladies May Have Drug Charges Dismissed
Listening: The Weakerthans – “Tournament of Hearts”
New video from their current album. I love this song because it sounds like hockey. Or maybe, as the video suggests, curling. I'm not Canadian, but I pretended I was while I was in Vancouver, eh?
Terry McBride, Manager of Barenaked Ladies, Has A Blog
And the entry titled Blog #13 is very kewl. Here's a link to the blog. It's crappy blog software, so I can't link directly to the post.
Listen: The Weakerthans “Our Retired Explorer…”
This has to be my newest most favoritest group aside from Barenaked Ladies. The Weakerthans are a rock group from Winnipeg Canada. Check them out!