Archive for August, 2008

Myra Hindley vs the 2012 Olympics

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

England tries to pull people to the Olympics in London 2012, by showing a big picture of Myra Hindley in Bejing. No typo!

Jerry Finn has died

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Jerry Finn, mostly well-known for having produced two albums by Morrissey, has died at the humble age of 39.

Euthanasia

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Marc Weide has kept a diary of the time from when his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer up to, and including, her death through euthanasia. This is heavy reading.

Muxtape #18

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

A faux Muxtape courtesy of Imeem, featuring Charlie Parker, Eva Cassidy, Jeff Buckley (covering The Smiths), Kirsty MacColl (covering Billy Bragg), The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Jungle Brothers, MGMT (remixed by Justice), Nirvana (remixed by Patrick Alavi), Jon Brion, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Jimmy Cliff.

Okkervil River’s YouTube project + “Movie” in Stockholm

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Okkervil River kicks off a YouTube cover project because of the pending release of “The Stand Ins” on September 9th. I’m also embedding a video of Will and Scott playing “Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe” from Stockholm in November 2007.