Miscellaneous

Public Property Confirmed @ Summer Camp 2007

Public Property has announced on their newsletter that they will be returning to Chillicothe, IL, for Summer Camp 2007: Public Property won the battle and will play at Wakarusa in June. Also, we just found out that we will return to Summer Camp in May.  As the summer tour comes together, we will continue posting [...]

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Probably Should Have Seen This Coming…

Rock legends sue over online concert streams (via CNet): Wolfgang’s Vault offers thousands of recordings of rare audio and video music performances collected over 30 years by Bill Graham, a famous concert promoter who died in 1991. On Monday, major rock names including Grateful Dead Productions, Carlos Santana and members of Led Zeppelin and The [...]

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Australian Idol: Acoustic “Superfreak”

Found through a post on False45th.com: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znpsJw1wZYU This Bobbly Flynn guy has a great voice, and they’re right, it’s a great composition of the tune. I just couldn’t stop noticing how he looks like the evil spawn of John Kerry and Sideshow Bob: PLUS EQUALS: Eeery isn’t it? Anyways go watch that video.

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Favorite Lyrics Thread

For some reason lyrics have popped up a lot in the last day or two of my life. The elbo.ws/vanilla forum has a lyrics thread now, I used one of my favorite lyrics to open a speech today, and a friend of mine had “what’s you favorite song lyric?” for her away message. Put it [...]

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Vince Herman: “Song Finder,” not “Song Writer”

A little something here by Vince Herman, The man behind the magic of Leftover Salmon and Great American Taxi. Here’s him with some other guys discussing improvisation and The Everyone Orchestra and some other crazy stuff.  From the 10KLF Mailing List: Relix’s Cold Turkey podcast came to 10KLF and captured this 10,000 Lakes Festival improvisational [...]

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More 10KLF Downloads

Arrrfhhhhghghh… What’s the deal 10K tapers? It’s like four days later and I see 5 shows uploaded. It’s not the irregular speed that’s bothering me, it’s the possibility that they just might not be uploaded at all. And that would be horrendous. Anyways, check out the 10,000 Lakes 2006 download page for links to SCI, [...]

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Pepper Album Art

Just a quick add-on to yesterday’s post about Pepper, I got another email featuring the album artwork for No Shame, which is set to be released on October 3rd on Atlantic Records. The artwork is a slight departure from the band’s first three studio releases and DVD, all of which feature a similar theme. It [...]

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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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