Anybody remember MTV’s Amp? It was a mid-nineties late-night program with no VJ’s, focused on electronic music. They would “mix” or blend the videos in a fashion similar to a DJ mixing tracks. It was pretty cool. Unfortunately, there appear… Continue Reading
How’s THAT for an attention-grabbing title?
This is a guest post from The League’s own Chris! Hello everybody, Chris again. When last we spoke, I was telling you about bus ridin’ and bus readin’, and my crazy money-savin’ schemes (read War and Peace and SAVE!). Today… Continue Reading
If the internet is something like the collective unconscious instantiated in electrons and pixels, then YouTube may represent our shared dreamtime; it sometimes seems like all of humanity’s memories, flights of fancy and weird rhyming synchronicities are on-tap there for… Continue Reading
Inspired by dhex’s most-excellent post on album art that reflects the content, this is Accurate Album Art! What we are seeking here is truth in advertising. These ten records do what it shows on the tin. Sample songs at the… Continue Reading
How can something so wrong, be oh so right? Yeah, yeah, I know, I know – the mash-up thing is pretty old news at this point. But I still come across some that I like now and again, so let’s… Continue Reading
The 80’s get a lot of guff: for the fashions; for the hair; for not being the 60’s, or the late 70’s, or the 90’s, or whatever. But lemme tell ya sonny, the 80’s were a pretty great time for… Continue Reading
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; — John Keats Following the cut, some music that has nothing in common except that I consider it to be exceptionally beautiful.
This is a guest post from the League’s own Will Truman! About twelve years ago, I became a fan of a particular band. There were two web sites for the band at the time. The unofficial one was better because… Continue Reading
As if it’s not enough of a disappointment to have me back after three solid weeks of excellent Wednesday Music Posts, y’all are getting the short version this week – a simple recommendation.