Month of February, 2008

Stereoscopic sound sensation

Nick Coleman wrote a great article about his experience of sudden hearing loss and its impact on his love for music. I especially like this passage, which talks about that weird sensation of music being a field and not a line:

the strategic silence of wildbirds and peacedrums

Paper Thin Walls had an MP3 up of the song "Doubt/Hope" by the Norwegian band Wildbirds and Peacedrums. It's oddness and goodness stems from the fact that the duo have only drums and vox but arrange the song as if it were a full on blazing garage rock anthem.

Mardi Gras and Super Tuesday

I ask the Spirit of Fi Yi Yi to implore you get out and vote + enjoy a catfish po'boy today.Spirit of Fi Yi Yi at Mardi Gras 2007