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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Gaga Got Me Confused

Mix 1 part trashy Eurovision pop circa 1998 with 1 part Peaches circa 2000, shake well. Then season heavily with Autotune, garnish with a side of Kanye and serve up cold plate full of Lady Gaga:



Can anyone explain how this is the new hotness for the US market?

The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist

Steve randomly sent me this this morning, it's been around before, but it still cracks me up everytime:

Monday, July 20, 2009

Estradasphere: Gumby on the Moon

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Conclusive Proof of 80's Sax Solo Guy Found

Following up on Jacob's earlier post on 80's Sax Solos, the Playtherecords crack investigative team have found conclusive photographic proof of the existence of the guy who played all those smokin' sax solos in the 80's, and he is exactly how you would imagine: long permed pony tail hair, shirtless with an oiled up overly buff chest, surrounded by fire and synthesizers, pelvic-thrusting to the beat:



The 80's were surely the height of taste.



Sunday, July 12, 2009

Trent Reznor's Advice to Musicians: GIVE IT AWAY


Trent Reznor posted his insights on the current climate for musicians and how he'd suggest to strategize if you are starting from scratch today:
my thoughts on what to do as a new / unknown artist

In Short:

Make your record cheaply (but great) and GIVE IT AWAY


Pretty sound advice if you ask me.