Maybe Jonathan Richman can make me smile now, I don’t know, let’s see


“Therefore I Am” (Live) — Jim O’Rourke

Jim O’Rourke’s lovely loop-driven half-hour cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

(Thanks, Ben).

“Take a Look at That Baby” — John Fahey

Jon Brion talks about scoring Punch-Drunk Love

RIP Leon Russell

“We’re too broken up to go on” (Leonard Cohen)

Cautioned to surrender (this I could not do)

“All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music”

“All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music”

Tom Violence ’87

What Is Royal Trux?

Sonic Youth live in Düsseldorf, Germany, 1996

Sonic Youth live in Düsseldorf, Germany in April of 1996. As my buddy Nick points out in the email he sent me with this link: “ridiculously good quality and a killer setlist.”

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RIP Alan Vega

AD/BC: A Rock Opera by Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade

Damn, a new Aphex Twin vid

Is this an art form or are you just a technician? | Martin Hannett and Tony Wilson at Strawberry Studios in July 1980