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Posted on April 23rd, 2007 01:55 AM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

Had a great weekend that thankfully wasn’t full of work.

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Shamrock Fest

Posted on March 13th, 2007 09:03 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

Went with some friends this past weekend to Shamrock Fest. The prevalence of nasty, expensive (and green) Bud Light was kind of a downer, and the fair-like assortment of tilt-a-whirls and funnel cake vendors was just weird, but the music was great. The Street Dogs and Flogging Molly were the main attractions, and it was lots of fun to jump around and sing along with the music.

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Music Interfaces

Posted on January 8th, 2007 11:44 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

It occurred to me that I associate certain music with the interface through which I played it. I suppose this shouldn’t come as a surprise (something akin to muscle memory), but I wonder if other people ever experience this?

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Wright and Eno

Posted on July 14th, 2006 04:32 PMPings (0)

There are very few things I wouldn’t have considered doing to be able to attend the Long Now seminar from last month with Will Wright and Brian Eno.

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iTunes Gifts

Posted on October 13th, 2005 12:57 AMPings (0)

You can now “Gift” any iTMS album or song to someone. It doesn’t look like you can do this with full iMixes yet, and iMixes are still always public, but I like where things are headed. We’re getting close to being able to send people full mix tapes via iTunes.

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Kasey Chambers

Posted on August 7th, 2005 11:36 PMPings (0)

Thanks to Gary for the heads up, we caught Kasey Chambers at the Celebrate Brooklyn festival last night, and it was amazing. I’m so glad I made the trip, because Kasey put on an excellent show.

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STS 114

Posted on July 26th, 2005 05:48 PMPings (0)

I’m glad the shuttle is back.

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Posted on July 24th, 2005 12:16 AMPings (0)

The D&D game raging in my living room has just entered it’s thirteenth hour.

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How many languages in your music collection?

Posted on June 7th, 2005 02:53 PMPings (0)

Because I’m a total sucker for these memes, a list of languages used in my music collection (via Kottke).

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Music Meme

Posted on May 23rd, 2005 11:31 PMPings (0)

Another day, another meme: Total size of my music library, last CD I bought, currently playing, and five songs that mean a lot to me.

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Jimmy Eat World

Posted on April 17th, 2005 04:32 AMPings (0)

Dara, Anna and Heath drove down from Bangor today, and Simon and I joined them for the Jimmy Eat World concert.

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Silent March

Posted on March 28th, 2005 03:32 AMPings (0)

I’ve been doing terribly at updating this month. Really quite awful. So here’s a recap of the month.

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Posted on March 17th, 2005 08:18 PMPings (0)

Simon, Kat and I went to see the Dropkick Murphys show at Lupo’s the other night. It was a great show, and Kat helped me put my spikes up (it’s been so long!).

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George Clinton

Posted on January 20th, 2005 01:26 AMPings (0)

Simon and I just got back from four hours at Lupos where we saw George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic.

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Kasey Chambers

Posted on November 16th, 2004 08:09 PMPings (0)

I can’t believe Kasey Chambers played in Boston last week, and New York this evening, and I didn’t know about it.

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Cellular Audio

Posted on October 5th, 2004 06:28 PMPings (0)

New idea: audio installation with a grid of speakers controlled by cellular automata.

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Sorrowful Songs

Posted on June 15th, 2004 09:29 PMPings (0)

Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a sorrowful day.

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Posted on April 20th, 2004 04:06 PMPings (0)

I want the iTunes Music Store to become friendly to mix-tapes. Except without the tapes.

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Tulsa Drone

Posted on March 28th, 2004 11:37 PMPings (0)

I’d like to take a moment to mention how awesome Tulsa Drone is.

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Posted on February 23rd, 2004 05:10 PMPings (0)

I was completely making it up when I said I had embedded RDF in ID3 before.

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ID3, RDF, and XMMS

Posted on February 21st, 2004 11:58 PMPings (0)

I’ve had some success with embedding RDF in ID3, but I’ve still got a long ways to go before I’ve got a workable system.

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ID3 Issues

Posted on February 19th, 2004 10:11 AMPings (0)

I’m having problems embedding RDF in ID3 tags.

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Posted on November 8th, 2003 11:38 PMPings (0)

I went to sleep with three Godspeed albums in the playlist and woke with a start two hours later certain I was dying.

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Posted on October 6th, 2003 06:41 PMPings (0)

Once upon a time, all the music industry complained about with the Internet was lyrics sites!

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The Man in Black

Posted on September 12th, 2003 03:03 AMPings (0)

Johnny Cash died just minutes ago.

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The Show

Posted on September 7th, 2003 06:12 PMPings (0)

On Friday, Gary, Lauren and I drove down to meet Rich at San Diego’s Street Scene.

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Posted on August 22nd, 2003 06:01 AMPings (0)

Brad Sucks is going off the DIY deep end with an amazingly cool offer: A CD of his music, hand burned and shipped anywhere in the world for five bucks.

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Posted on April 19th, 2003 06:28 PMPings (0)

KCRW played ECC’s Rocked by Rape on Pop Secret last night.

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Posted on April 1st, 2003 04:58 PMPings (0)

Kasey Chambers’ new album, Barricades & Brickwalls has the most wonderful Hank Williams-esque twang in track number five, A Little Bit Lonesome.

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War Music

Posted on March 22nd, 2003 09:06 PMPings (0)

Is anybody else noticing that KCRW is using the soundtrack from The Hours as the background music during station identification and commentary on the war coverage?

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Kronos Quartet

Posted on February 14th, 2003 12:26 AMPings (0)

The Kronos Quartet will grace our studios in live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

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My Name is Jonas

Posted on January 8th, 2003 02:29 PMPings (0)

A gem found while organizing the offices of WCCS: The hand written lyrics sheet to the Donut Patrol song My Name is Jonas: My name is Jonas I’m ruining the school. I don’t care what you think This is how…

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1,353 feet

Posted on December 2nd, 2002 07:25 PMPings (0)

“Father Christmas, give us some money. We got no time for your silly toys. We’ll beat you up if you don’t hand if over. We want your bread, so don’t make us annoyed. Give all the toys to the…

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Luna Park

Posted on November 21st, 2002 03:36 AMPings (0)

Jen and Kate played at the Den tonight after discovering that they had shown up on campus on the same day. Seeing them play again was wonderful, despite keeping me from working on the-thesis-that-won’t-wrap-itself-up. I asked them to play Not…

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MTX Punk!

Posted on November 10th, 2002 02:30 AMPings (0)

“I still haven’t found a girlfriend, Though i’ve tried a lot. So, can you help me please, It’s tougher than i thought. “The odds are pretty good, but the goods are pretty odd. Though at this point, I’ll take…

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