the listenerd

optimized for maximum incontinence

Why sucks

Of the 41 possible reasons for this blog’s suckiness, 8.5 of them turn out to be true for our current endeavour:

1,7,16,18,19,38,39,41 (half point)

Shit; and now 14 (blogging about blogging), I guess.

Video: an early-1900s phonograph playing

No spinning here, but an early-1900s phonograph playing nonetheless. I recommend it most definitely with the SOUND OFF.

Wetriffs: Chicks playing electric guitar in the shower is a web site dedicated to women who play electric guitar in the shower. That said, I especially enjoyed the third submission, which is of a MAN playing a GUITAR HERO guitar. But at least he’s in the shower. (Some pics NSFW.) [mefi]

Video: Michel Gondry-directed Motorola ad


Links for 10.10.07: Jaiku scores, Rainbows drops, Techmeme sinks, UK band flops +

*Google buys Jaiku. (Is this an example of not learning a lesson from the pre-purchase YouTube / Google Video battle? The lesson being that a product’s mojo matters.)

*It’s In Rainbows time. Here’s Peefork’s guide to the new Radiohead album.

*Turns out, Techmeme doesn’t push much link juice.

*Digital Music News on how Reznor plans to take heis music to straight to the people.

*David Carr writes in the NY Times about how rock stars are the new big screen rock stars.

*Check out the real-life inspirations for the venues in the soon-to-be-released videogame Rock Band. No First Ave. [kotaku]

*Would you like a rubber cellphone? [geek sugar]

*UK Band Batch Totem releases its album on a floppy disk. Hardcore retro geeking. [BB]

*Medialoper is tracking Wilco songs on TV.

*Local Halloween: Surly brings the Darkness. [via MNSpeak]