Archive for December, 2006

The best of 2006 (plus a little more than that)

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

My list of what’s best of 2006; no, executing Saddam Hussein is not here, as executing any person is a sad, miserable, moronic idea. But I have written a bunch about music, a little on films and less on books. Plus a few words on the disappointments of the year.

James Brown is dead

Monday, December 25th, 2006

James Brown is dead. For real.

Dusty Springfield – “Magic Garden”

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Dusty Springfield’s “Magic Garden”, an ever-growing treasure. Listen to it now.

My Del.icio.us bookmarks created during the past week

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Free MediaCenter HTPC Software — MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC / TV into a very advanced Media Center. Tagged as: [opensource software pvr HTPC freeware windows media] Flickr Wallpaper Rotator — Specify tags or a Flickr username which the program will use to download wallpapers to your computer. You […]

Belle and Sebastian – “Santa Claus”

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

Belle and Sebastian cover The Sonics’ “Santa Claus”, brilliant garage-y new-school Christmas classic.