Tag Archives: music

RPM Challenge 2012

I popped the CD of 2012 RPM Challenge album, Aponeurotic Scleroskeleton, in the mail today. This is my fifth RPM challenge, and I had forgotten that it was supposed to be postmarked by March 1. I promise that it was completed during the month of February! In theory, it should be available for listening in […]

Leap Day

Well, it’s February 29th. We all got an extra day for our RPM Challenge. (Or for February if you’re not participating in the RPM Challenge). It didn’t feel like four weeks plus one day, though. It was a busy month, punctuated by me getting sick and spending some time in the hospital. I’m feeling much […]

A Party

Last night, I got to see Mick Jones play guitar close enough I could have reached out and touched him. That’s something I never thought I’d see – at any distance. It has been fifteen years since Big Audio Dynamite’s last album, and over twenty since the band’s original lineup last played. When they appeared […]

Thingamagoop 2 Sounds

Here’s a sample of what the Thingamagoop 2 sounds like: Thingamagoop 2 Sample #2 This doesn’t show the whole range of sounds possible, but I was messing around last night and came up with this. It’s a Think Geek Bliptronic 5000 and the Thingamagoop 2 being played with a laser pointer from across the room. […]

Where Are My Smart Agents?

So say you want to buy music online. Why not? It’s convenient and well… convenient. Particularly if you already know what you want. Nothing beats a properly organized, well-stocked record store for finding new music. If you walk in and find music you like, then look at the albums nearby and have a high chance […]