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Comic Strip: Bassist Wanted

Just discovered this offhand from a link by Squashed on a music blogger’s forum.  It’s titled Bassist Wanted, here’s some clips to my favorite entries below: Office Guy Was In A Band: “Once, on this wicked meth trip, I thought these two chicks were cymbals.  I pulled a gun on our manager, made him beat [...]

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Borat Does Baseball

Man, if you’ve ever seen any of the Borat skits from the Ali G show, this is easily my favorite. If you haven’t, head straight to YouTube and search for ‘Ali G’ and ‘Borat.’ You won’t be dissappointed. Check it.

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In The News – Pharrell, JJ Cale

Pharrell album to soon “drop like hot” according to Billboard. Who wants to get together and do this? Kaycemane at JamBase.com talks to J.J. Cale about life. (Cale pictured above) Also a quick JamBase.com rundown of 10,000 Lakes Festival. The UK vs. Dirt-Cheap MP3’s. BBC Coverage. The Washington Post checks in on the state of [...]

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Screw Gnarls Barkley…

…Tim Young‘s new single will be the next song to get sick of at the clubs.  Tim is the author of The Face Of Today, editor of The Contrast Podcast, and a member of a few UK bands, including a favorite of mine, Harold’s Leap. Anyways, Tim had some new software to play with and [...]

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Le Podcast de Contraste en Francais

The 14th Contrast Podcast is out, and it’s all in French. You can check it out here, and make sure to hit up my contribution at 51 minutes and 30 seconds. The track is Amadou & Mariam – Dimanche À Bamako – 05 – Sénégal Fast Food. Also, I sadly made a mistake on my [...]

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Get Your Name In “Clerks II” Credits

Just so y’all know, the first 10,000 people to befriend myspace.com/moobysclerks2 on myspace will have their names featured on the credits to Clerks II, coming out July 21st. As of 6:25 pm, Central Time, there were over 3000 friends and the spots are going fast, so hurry up and do it. Burning Oak has it’s [...]

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FatFest 2006 Next Weekend

Just got wind of a good lookin’ smaller festival set for Minnesota City, Minnesota, the weekend after the 4th of July (July 6th-8th).  Some of BurningOak’s favorite friends and artists will be hitting up the festival, including Family Groove Company, Fat Maw Rooney, Cornmeal, Groovatron, Stealin’ Strings, and 56 Hope Road, among many others.  Check [...]

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Of Montreal Remix Album

Thanks to Stereogum for this one. Looks like Of Montreal has a new album set for release on August 22nd this fall. It’s a dual-LP remix album, with each LP containing 6 tracks from their last two albums, Satanic Panic In The Attic and The Sunlandic Twins. I’ve linked below the streaming tracks from their [...]

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Family Groove Company’s “Cool Site Of The Month”

I nearly forgot to post about this, buuutttt…… Burning Oak happens to be the FamilyGrooveCo.com “Cool Site of the Month.” Thanks guys, gotta share the love. I happened to be reading outside by my window this morning with a little background music, about 3/4 of the way through my book (H.G. Wells’ The Island Of [...]

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Links – Guster, Wicker Park Festival, Chris Berry, The Derailers

Stream the new Guster album, Ganging Up On The Sun. I really want to go to this Wicker Park festival that LiveMusicBlog posted on.  Make sure you see Chris Berry & Panjea if you go. NeedCoffee.com linked to BurningOak’s 666 post.  I like their site and name, check em out. Check out some of the [...]

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