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Links for 3.30.09: Beer, Hunch, The Jayhawks, sound ears…

*Homes: The Ramp House, a home designed for skateboarding. I am perhaps the worst skateboarder you have ever met. [coudal]

*Graffiti: “America is dying.”

*Beer: What could be better than a keychain that replicates the physical sensation of opening a beer? Besides a real can of beer. Related: The best beer in America.

*Leftovers: Sound mirrors, listening ears, whatever you want to call them, I like them. [neural]

*Electricity: Here’s what Earth Hour looked like; a story in photographs. Well, kind of a story. [waxy]

*Recommendations: Hunch. Try it.

*Twitter: If you are daring, check out this video and series of links about musicians using Twitter. I’ve said it a million times: Be human.

*Local: The Jayhawks are reuniting to play the Basilica Block Party in July.

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Links for 5.13.08: Madonna covers Pantera, ?uestlove mocks Kanye…

*The Roots’ ?uestlove mocks Kanye West in blog form. Well played, sir. (Effing bloggers.) [nah right]

*Salon calls out Soulja Boy as the beginning of the end of hip-hop. [ypulse]

*Last.fm Playground: Check out Last.fm’s in-the-works projects. From the Last.fm blog via Waxy.

*Video: Madonna covers Pantera’s “A New Level.” Pantera fans don’t love it. Pantera fans.

*Outdoor slow dance parties: Go to Buenos Aires.

*Jack Black has recorded his own version of the song “Kung Fu Fighting” (with Cee-Lo). [cinematical]

*A Fraggle Rock live-action feature film will soon be coming out. [parent dish]

*Nate Dogg is not dead, despite what Google trends may try to tell you. He had a stroke earlier this year.

*Wear it: A Wacko Jacko Michael Jackson Mask. [bb]

*Local (Minneapolis): The Basilica Block Party lineup. Editorial: There are a lot of negative people in the world. Also, the Star Tribune sucks ass. [mnspeak]

*Yes, music blogs are the new record labels. But this needs more talking about.

*Girl Talk + Taco Bell = Diarrhea. (Trick equation. ANYTHING + Taco Bell = Diarrhea.)

*I should note that I would post all these items much earlier, but I have a 60-hour-per-week day job to worry about also. I feel like kind of a dick. Apologies. Ugh.