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Last.fm Mainstream-O-Meter

I just caught wind of an amusing application via False45th called the Last.fm Mainstream-O-Meter. If you have a Last.fm account you can just pop in your username and it will compare your listening habits to anyone else who has listened to that artist, and then spit out your “mainstreamness.” You can check out my results [...]

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Contrast Podcast – Song Chain

  It’s been a long time since I have contributed to the Contrast Podcast.  For those who don’t know, it’s something of a meta-podcast of music bloggers.  If you take a look at the blogroll on the sidebar of the website, you can see just how extensive the list of contributers has become.  The theme [...]

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FADER Dedicates Issue to Jerry Garcia

  A couple weeks ago FADER dedicated their current issue to Jerry Garcia, and on top of that, decided to distribute the .pdf of it for free.  Though the Grateful Dead will give any band a run for a spot in my all time top 5, I’ve rarely posted on them here at Burning Oak [...]

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Video: The Grateful Dead – “Eyes of the World”

June 17, 1991, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey: Opening the show with “Eyes of the World,” one of my favorites, this video was apparently transferred from a VHS as you can see at the beginning, and has good quality video and audio for a transfer.  It starts in with a cool zoom in through [...]

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Summer Camp Downloads Update

More downloads below, full download listing here. New Archive.org downloads as of 4pm 06/02: moe. – 05/27 A New bt.etree.org torrents as of 4pm 06/02:  Toubab Krewe – 05/26 MMW – 05/27 Pnuma Trio – 05/26

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Video: Obadiah Parker covers “Hey Ya”

[google -2702954667573493760 nolink] Obadiah Parker covering the Outkast song “Hey Ya,” with parts of the original music video mixed in. Video done by Brian Shaler. Apparently this went around on some music blogs last fall but I never saw it.

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Summer Camp: Future Rock

After setting up camp and a little sprinkle on Thursday night, and then checking out some music at the Sunshine Stage, I closed the night out with Future Rock on the camping stage. If you’re the type to listen to Disco Biscuits, Sound Tribe Sector 9, !!!, or whoever else, this will whet your appetite [...]

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Summer Camp Downloads Update

Two quick updates which quite a lot of people want their hands on: From Archive.org: moe. – Friday 05/25 A Umphrey’s McGee – Friday 05/25 A That UM set had every one of their fans falling over the next two days and babbling about it. If you like, Umphrey’s, this should get you going. I [...]

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Summer Camp Downloads Update

More downloads below, full download listing here. New Archive.org downloads as of 11:30pm 05/30: Assembly of Dust – Sunshine Stage 05/25 A Brothers Past – 05/27 A Future Rock – 05/24 A New bt.etree.org torrents as of 11:30pm 05/30:  ALO – 05/25 A Galactic – 05/27 A MMW – Day Show 05/27 B MMW – [...]

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Summer Camp Downloads Update

Check out the entire list here at the following link, which I will be updating from time to time the next couple weeks: http://www.burningoak.com/summer-camp-2007-downloads From bt.etree.org (Torrents): Al & The Transamericans – 5/26 A Les Claypool – 05/26 A Keller Williams & The WMD’S – 05/25 A MMW – Late Show 5/26 A MMW – [...]

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