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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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Family Groove Co. Updates

Check it out, Victor Wooten digs Janis’s new threads. In Family Groove Co. news, check out the new Ice Picks with a new FGC tune titled “We Could,” and a little more background on the Wooten photo. For those that don’t know, Wooten is heralded as the God of Bassists by many. Perhaps more importantly, [...]

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Public Property Update – Donations

I got an update from Public Property today. It reads: Hi everyone, Thanks for all of your support in helping try and track down our gear and offer equipment to borrow. We appreciate all the help we’ve gotten. It turns out that we’ve been robbed of close to $15,000 worth of equipment. Since we didn’t [...]

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RIP Steve Irwin

So Steve Irwin, known to most as the Crocodile Hunter, finally met his match today off the coast of Australia. Irwin was fatally stung by a stingray after swimming too close. From a Yahoo! News article: “Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series [...]

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Vegoose 2006 Updates

The second round of Vegoose Updates have come around, and they’re a welcome boost to what I perceived as a lacking first-round of artists. Phil & Trey Ben Folds Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Mike Patton’s Peeping Tom The Yard Dogs Road Show Personally I think the first three additions help the lineup *a lot.* Phil [...]

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Some August News – Summer Camp, Google Music Trends, Last.FM, New Monsoon, Pygmalion Music Festival

Summer Camp is in the process of returning to Chillicothe, IL, after a rather hasty goodbye. Google releases Google Music Trends, a feature that uses their Google Talk software to track users’ music listening habits similar to Last.FM and combines it with a trends-like approach.  Nothing spectacular, but amusing, I’m sure I’ll try it out [...]

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Vegoose 2006 Initial Lineup

Vegoose 2006 Artists have finally been announced. Here they are: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Widespread Panic The Killers The Mars Volta The Keller Williams Incident The Black Crowes Fiona Apple The Raconteurs Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley Medeski Martin & Wood The Roots The Rhythm Devils feat. Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzman, Mike Gordon & Steve [...]

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10KLF Showcases – Family Groove Company

It’s about time I took a second to share some of 10KLF’s music with you rather than just babbling about it and telling you where to get it. I decided – like Summer Camp – to start off with some Family Groove Company, seein’ as they’re one of my favorites and all. Sadly John and [...]

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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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10,000 Lakes – Friday

My review of the second day of 10,000 Lakes Festival is now up and available for your reading pleasure.  Check it out here.

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