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Mistaken Identity

I’ve been listening to Zomby’s new album Dedication pretty frequently. I originally got the album thinking it was by Zombi, the group who released a split LP with Maserati a few years back (hell, it was on 4AD) but, surprise, it’s actually some pretty swell, minimal dubstep. Here’s the first single, “Natalia’s Song”:

Cruise Around Town

I’ve been listening to Machine Gun Fellatio since the summer between high school and college during the halcyon FTP Days. Pete (of the Native Cats) introduced to us this band hailing from his native Australia, and I was hooked on their filthy funk sound. I can’t get across the disappointment I felt when, a few solitary months between my 18th birthday, they played their only US show at a strip club and I couldn’t go (of course, even my mother was making fun of me for not having...
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Railsback

Sound engineer/composer Diego Stocco built this instrument, which he dumbs the “bassoforte” out of a dismantled piano and chunks of a guitar, bass and chimney. Check out his videos for more awesome sound experiments.

Yahrzeit

Exactly one year ago, I took a short break from Come On Let’s Go, letting my friends pick up the slack. Drinky provided Sub Rosa, Surfer Trixie. Andrew wrote Peer to Peer. CJ came through with Nothing New.nes. Nine months later, I indirectly explained the necessity of those guest posts. Today, I suggest you go re-read them.

Boing Boom Tschak

I’ve previously mentioned my distaste for the song “Mad World,” but this MIDI remix/video by BoingBoing’s Rob Beschizza is great. I don’t usually expect original content to come out of BB (much less good original content,) but, hey, this is some great music. The fact that I didn’t immediately hit the mute button reminds me of the time I had to flee the floor at a drum and bass party because the DJ decided to kill the mix and throw Gary Jules’ version on...
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