Music Monday: The Hotel Year, Poliça, James Vincent McMorrow & More…

Hotel Year: It Never Goes Out

More music picks for your Monday. If you like what you hear, use the links provided to snag it for yourself from Amazon. Doing so through us gives us kickbacks, and those help pay for stuff like more bandwidth. And also so we can buy more music.

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We kick off with Christian Holden from The Hotel Year performing an acoustic solo version of “An Ode to the Nite Ratz Club,” a song that Rox can definitely relate to, since it’s mostly about breaking and entering. Well, and the foolishness of youth. But mostly crime. (The foolishness of youth should be criminalized anyway, right?) That’s showing up after the break…
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Headsup: Triumph, War, Humanity & Nerds

There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take you through recent releases so you can make up your mind. If you find the info here to be of use, do us a favor and purchase stuff from Amazon through us. Especially if you were going to buy the stuff anyway. That gives us kickbacks, which help pay for things. Like the server. And coffee. And therapy. We thank you.

Chariots of Fire Blu-Ray book
Flowers of War Blu-Ray
Hunter Blu-Ray

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The Sound Board #31: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Still Be a Bette Midler Reference

Michael Madsen from Reservoir Dogs

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This month’s episode stars Prof. Tuffley and Rob Levy with Widgett in the pilot’s seat, crashing into buildings more often than not.

This episode’s central topic is name changes. What do they mean and do we even care? We also discuss the latest in live music, including what God has against Lollapalooza, what London has against Bruce Springsteen, and why you would attend a festival on a boat. In addition, we discuss the Olympics, punching Bieber and remember Kitty Wells.

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Special thanks to Hyperbubble for our lead-in music. Show them love and buy their stuff.
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Kickstarter Kthursday #1: Skinnees, Jackets and That Guy

2 Skinnee Js

What is Kickstarter Kthursday? Well, having recently wrapped up my first Kickstarter, I realize the addictive and awesome crowdfunding power that the service conveys. And I wanted to be able to help others realize awesome dreams that, admittedly, I want to see happen because their ideas are pretty badass. And obviously, there is no day of the week that starts with a K. So we’ve borrowed from Ectoplasmosis’ Cthulhu Cthursday, we’ve decided that sticking consonants onto days where they don’t belong is sometimes necessary.

So let’s begin, shall we?
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Music Monday: Atlas, Reverend Peyton, Eyes Lips Eyes & More…

Atlas (band)

More music picks for your Monday. If you like what you hear, use the links provided to snag it for yourself from Amazon. Doing so through us gives us kickbacks, and those help pay for stuff like more bandwidth. And also so we can buy more music.

Just note: any prices we quote are accurate as of when this post goes up.

Okay, it’s no secret that I’m a sucker for horns. And one of the songs that’s been on massive repeats on Spotify for me has been Deadmau5’s “Raise Your Weapon.” Put the two together, as the San Francisco band Atlas has done, and you get a respectable bucket of win. Apparently the band’s schtick is to cover tracks from the electronic genre with their own style of rock. And that works for me.
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