Entries from January 2010

Honda meets Battles

January 31st, 2010 · Comments Off on Honda meets Battles

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XX – VCR

January 31st, 2010 · Comments Off on XX – VCR

Bang on.

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Warpaint

January 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Warpaint

O.M.G. (via Tug3000)

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Fever Ray is insane

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Fever Ray is insane

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How Fucking Romantic (and 68 others)

January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on How Fucking Romantic (and 68 others)

69 Love Songs, Illustrated. Brilliant.

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Muslim Punks – Taqwacores

January 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Muslim Punks – Taqwacores

Movie Trailers – Movies Blog I had planned to read this book, but perhaps I’ll just catch the film when it gets released. (via)

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(re)Discovering Ellie Goulding

January 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on (re)Discovering Ellie Goulding

After months of wondering to myself “Who is that?” every time an Ellie Goulding song played in shuffle, I’ve decided to further explore Goulding’s work. Props to DiscoDust, where I scored the aforementioned mp3s back in April ’09. Must work on my lag time, apparently.

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A Visual History of Loudness or Why Compression Makes Music Sound Like Balls (in Poster Form)

January 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on A Visual History of Loudness or Why Compression Makes Music Sound Like Balls (in Poster Form)

NPR piece on compression and the trending of loudness in modern music.  Anchor Robert Siegel interviews legendary mastering genius Bob Ludwig, who has 40 years of experience in sound engineering. He references the following YouTube clip entitled “The Loudness War” as an example of the decline in dynamic range.

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With no understanding of the concept of supply and demand, Hole reunites, anyway

January 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It’s not news to hear that Courtney Love is an embarrassing trainwreck, but this Hole reunion is scraping the resin off the bottom of the barrel. First of all, no one cares. No one liked Hole to begin with. The only reason anyone paid any attention to the band’s second album, Live Through This, was […]

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