Author Archives: David Wm. Sims

I Can Haz Sinusoidal Dephlineration?

I am so getting one of these for my studio:

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We must have loved to rock… [UPDATED]

[People who are better than me at this blogging thing have pointed out that this post would be cooler if I posted the pictures as clickable links to bigger scans, so I'm granting myself a do-over.] … because it sure … Continue reading

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Rehearsals in Nashville [UPDATED]

[Some people have asked about the bass gear in the photo below, so I've added some details.] Just got back from Nashville.  The Jesus Lizard rehearsed and settled on a working list of twenty-nine songs for the upcoming shows.  Mac’s … Continue reading

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The End of an Error

In honor of our first Hawaiian-American president, this is from November and you’ve probably seen it, but I just love it so, so much.    God bless you,

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Dangerpuss: "Gaijin Devil"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Gaijin Devil (12.6 MB MP3) The guests: James Sardone (Brickbat, Jimmy Nations Combo, Clawhammer Quartette) plays the guitar that comes … Continue reading

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No. 726: Washington, DC

Acidpunks has a download of the Jesus Lizard’s 736th show, recorded at the 9:30 Club in DC.  The date in their post title is wrong; it was July 1, 1997.  The 23rd track is actually two songs, “Lord Godiva” and … Continue reading

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Ron Asheton: 1948-2009

Ron Asheton, guitarist and founder member of the Stooges, was found dead in his Ann Arbor home yesterday, apparently a victim of a heart attack. . Links to stories in the Detroit Free Press, Rolling Stone, and the Boston Globe … Continue reading

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Glenn Goldman: 1950-2009

Glenn Goldman, the owner of the amazing Los Angeles bookstore Book Soup, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer.  One of the best things about playing at the Whiskey was being able to walk over to Book Soup after soundcheck. (Photo: Carolyn … Continue reading

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The Jesus Lizard now has a MySpace page.  For those of you that roll like that, you may now commence rolling in that manner: the Jesus Lizard MySpace page (photo: Manfred Rahs)

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Kill by Remote Control

Did Russian hackers take control of and damage a NASA satellite? Thomas J. Talleur, senior cyber-security investigator at NASA, thinks so: In 1998 a U.S.-German satellite known as ROSAT, used for peering into deep space, was rendered useless after it turned … Continue reading

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If You Need Another Reason to Hate the TSA…

…this is for you holiday travelers: These two LAX employees would only talk if we concealed their identities. They both say there are organized rings of thieves, who identify valuables in your checked luggage by looking at the TSA x-ray … Continue reading

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Stone Dead Forever

There’s a Lemmy biopic in the making.  The preview doesn’t send me, but I’ll have to go see it, just because the man is everything a rock legend should be. Scratch Acid opened for Motorhead in 1986 in Dallas at … Continue reading

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Channel List for "Goat"

I found this looking through some files for something else.  It’s a channel and microphone list for the basic tracking of “Goat.” You have to love channel 25: “gtr: [Shure] SM98, taped to Yow’s head.”  Oh, those crazy kids.

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Why I'm Glad That Guy Threw His Shoes at Our President

Everyone should download and read the bipartisan “Senate Armed Services Committee Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody.“  WAIT! BEFORE YOU HIT THE BACKPAGE BUTTON AND GO BACK TO THAT ASIAN PORN… it’s only nineteen pages, and there … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Plutocracy Blues"

I have a sporadic music project called Dangerpuss, and this is a song I recorded with some friends. Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Plutocracy Blues (MP3) Duane Denison (the … Continue reading

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YouTube: the Jesus Lizard "Karpis" Guitar Cover

Of all the videos of guys in tight t-shirts David Yow has sent me, this is by far the best. The Jesus Lizard “Karpis” guitar cover

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Things We Eat: Damascus, Maryland

Damascus, Maryland; November 30, 2008 Scrapple with ketchup Oatmeal Orange juice Coffee

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What Can We Argue About Now?

Get Your War On knows.

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Boarding an Attic with Edgar Allan Poe

From the Guardian. So great.

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The Return of Law

Roger Cohen at the New York Times nails it: It’s Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for many things right now, despite the stock market, and first among them is the fact that the next U.S. commander in chief is a constitutional law … Continue reading

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