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Thursday, 23 May 2019

The Great Novelty Songwriting Contest

quote [ The enduring role of the contests in the novelty songwriting world?a phenomenon that started with Dr. Demento and today reflects one of its late, great icons. ]

It?s not a song that the label will push
[SFW] [music]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Music of the Squares: David Ramsay Hay and the Reinvention of Pythagorean Aesthetics

quote [ Understanding the same laws to apply to both visual and aural beauty, David Ramsay Hay thought it possible not only to analyse such visual wonders as the Parthenon in terms of music theory, but also to identify their corresponding musical harmonies and melodies. Carmel Raz on the Scottish artist's original, idiosyncratic, and occasionally bewildering aesthetics. ]

You might think I'm crazy, but I don't even care
[SFW] [music] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:04amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Gaming The Charts

quote [ Pondering the way that gaps in Billboard?s music charts have, for decades, created opportunities for bands and artists to maximize their exposure. ]

Billboard charts they want that number one spot
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Quentin and his Birdbox Orchestra featuring his 18th Century hand teacher

quote [ Quentin's rendition of Erik Satie's: Gnossienne No. 1 ]

Highly absurd but also soothing.

Also, more Quentin via scruss at Metafilter.
[SFW] [music] [+8 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@7:25amGMT] [5 comments]

Sunday, 28 April 2019

200 POUND UNDERGROUND: LAURICE IS GONNA SMASH YOUR FACE IN!

quote [ You became a disco diva?
LAURICE: Yeah, I actually did. I had a few hits, worldwide and domestic, before going to the U.S. I did okay there, but I missed Canada and I?m back there now. ]

This is the same guy sharing the studio with Pink Floyd, doing proto-punk ahead of its time, dance hits in the 80s and still going strong.

Check out said song in the extended and read part two of the interview.

Most of the material has been re-relased by now, also check out the fabulous website (also, thumb source).


[NSFW] [music] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@8:23pmGMT] [3 comments]



Friday, 26 April 2019

The Ross Sisters - Solid Potato Salad (DVD Quality) Full Video

quote [ ### INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS WILL BE DELETED ### This is the full length scene, "From The Top", excellent quality, please enjoy! This video has been color enha... ]

A hankering for some potato salad.

[SFW] [music] [+4]
[by R1Xhard@3:23amGMT] [3 comments]

Sunday, 7 April 2019

The art of DJing: Jeff Mills

quote [ After so many years you learn how to pace it. I don't sweat, hardly ever. Because I've conditioned myself to not sweat so much. When it's very hot, very humid, I move less. Because I've been in many cases where it's just a disaster, I can't touch the mixer because it's soaking wet, with humidity dripping down, I can't grip the line levels and stuff. Sweat dripping, the headphones and the whole thing just becomes a mess. So over time I can't control that. ]

Talking about DJing is often as obnoxious as discussing Espresso machines but this interview somehow transports the relaxed craftsmanship of a veteran. Ok, a bit obnoxious maybe.

Also: no vinyl, interestingly.
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:30pmGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Nine Inch Nails' decade-old April Fools' joke album is now real, validating today's celebrations

quote [ Ten years ago today, Nine Inch Nails made a bad April Fool?s joke by announcing a ?new full-length album? called Strobe Light. The mock-up track list detailed 14 songs, complete with intro and outro skits, titles like ?Coffin On The Dancefloor,? and a line-up of guests including Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, and Fergie. As continued evidence that this happened back in 2009, the album was supposed to have been produced by Timbaland. ]

Yeah, yeah, yeah, with your nine inch nails
[SFW] [music] [+5 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 18 March 2019

Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015

quote [ As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest that you retain your back up copies. ]

Breaking news: All is lost.
[SFW] [music] [+6]
[by Paracetamol@9:03pmGMT] [7 comments]

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Fatboy Slim verklaart de opbouw van The Rockafeller Skank | Top 2000: The Untold Stories

quote [ This was a good week! ]

On floppyswapping and crate-digging: awesome insights in 90's music history on the dusty equipment it took place on.
[SFW] [music] [+4 Insightful]
[by Paracetamol@8:37pmGMT] [2 comments]



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