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Dangerpuss: "Forward, Navigatrix"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Forward, Navigatrix (10.3 MB MP3) The guests: Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Legendary Shack Shakers, Tomahawk) James Sardone (Brickbat, Jimmy … Continue reading

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Disturbing Strokes

A perfect illustration of how music can change everything in television and film: Disturbing Strokes This reminds me of Chris Rule’s Mary Poppins trailer.  It’s different in that he’s made a completely new trailer, but the music is what closes … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Permanent Fatal Errors"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Ah, the bombastic rock instrumental. Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Permanent Fatal Errors (7.2 MB MP3) The guests: Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Legendary Shack … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Snow Angel"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Snow Angel (8.7 MB MP3) The guests: Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Legendary Shack Shakers, Tomahawk) Jason Wolford (Teledubgnosis, Machmen) … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "These Boots Are Made for Knockin'"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Duane gives a lesson on jazzy noodling. The form and tonality here are nothing new: sixteen bars in Dm Dorian mode, up a half-step to Ebm for eight bars, and then back to Dm for eight … Continue reading

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the Jesus Lizard: 1991 Peel Session

A few weeks ago, Chunklet posted these MP3s of a 1991 Peel Session by the Jesus Lizard, and I’m passing them along.   The session was produced by Dale Griffin, the drummer from Mott the Hoople.  After we recorded the basic … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Yes, it's true.

I’m buried in e-mails today asking to confirm the news.  We just couldn’t help ourselves.  The Jesus Lizard are going to play some shows in 2009.  It’ll be the original four members, including the tallest elf and drummer, Mac McNeilly.  … Continue reading

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