Posts Tagged ‘cartoon’


Why I don’t buy DRMed music

August 24, 2009

It’s only a matter of time.


Jeffrey Lewis, “My 2008 in a Nutshell”

January 8, 2009


Musician and comic book artist Jeffrey Lewis did a funny-but-heartbreaking cartoon for the New York Times’ music blog, headlined A Year in Love and Music. Click on the image to check out the whole thing.

More about Jeffrey Lewis: website myspace videos

MP3: British Sea Power – Waving Flags


Octopus Pie nails z=z

January 6, 2009

musical tastes

The music of z=z in a nutshell. Go check out Octopus Pie, a narrative-style webcomic following the adventures of a crew of Brooklynites, created by Meredith Gran. She’s a resident of Northampton, MA, which seems to be the epicentre of a webcomics cabal.

(whiny indie pop trash) MP3: The Airborne Toxic Event – Sometime Around Midnight [buy]

(obnoxious ADD noise) MP3: Dominik Eulberg – Potzblitz und Donnerwetter [buy]


Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2008


Happy Thanksgiving to all of our US readers!

If I were going to list everything and everyone I’m grateful for, I’d have to start another blog.

MP3: Loudon Wainwright III – Thanksgiving (live)

Image: “hand turkeys” by Mitra Farmand, who kindly agreed to let me use it. Check out more of her hilarious cartoons at her Flickr site or her blog.


The future is here

August 20, 2008

I’ve seen a decent number of DJs perform using setups that were not all that different from this, other than having a sound system that was many orders of magnitude better (and louder).

toothpaste for dinner

Previously: A taxonomy of electronic music; The zen garden theory of minimal techno; Techno and impressionable young minds


I’ve been to shows like this

November 3, 2007

toothpaste for dinner