Saturday, July 31, 2010

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Artist renditions of Law & Order episodes.  Love it.  Especially the one titled "Detective Benson's Brother."

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Words to throw into conversations (to seem smart)

tittle-The dot over i or j. Example sentence: In a handwritten business note, it's best to avoid smiley-face tittles.
muntin- A strip separating panes of glass in a window sash. Example sentence:I thought the ball would smash a window, but fortunately it hit a muntin.
lemniscate- The infinity symbol. Example sentence Not surprisingly, a certain brand of automobile uses a modified lemniscate in its logo.
 aglet- The tag covering the ends of a lace or point e.g., the reinforcement at the end of a shoelace. Example sentence: A missing aglet can make lacing one's shoes a challenge.
 ferrule- The protective point or knob on the far end of an umbrella. Example sentence: He used his umbrella as a cane, and with every step planted its ferrule in the ground.
 lunule- A crescent-shaped body part or marking (such as the whitish mark at the base of a fingernail) Example sentence: He folded his hands together to give an impression of calm, but the ragged skin below his lunules told another story.

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Great translation!

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Awesome new song from Of Montreal called "Sex Karma."  I know, not the best title, but it is Of Montreal we're talking about, so what do you expect?  While the song is great, their performance on Fallon was not as great.  Forgot to connect with the audience through all that face paint.  P.S. Hi Beyonce's little sis!

Of Montreal - Sex Karma (feat. Solange) Jimmy Fallon Live



Here's another new song called "Coquet Coquette."

Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Broken Bells is the duo of Gnarls Barkley's Danger Mouse and the lead singer of the Shins.  This track really reminds me of The Shins' sound, which is a good thing.

Broken Bells- October


Does it kind of sound like The Shins- Red Rabbits?

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Download entire Sleigh Bells set from Primavera Sound 2010.  From Some Kind of Awesome.
 
Sleigh Bells - Primavera Sound 2010 by Some Kind of Awesome

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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I played Hip Gnome and it sounds groovy.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Think these are photos?  Think again.

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Monday, July 26, 2010

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Ra Ra Riot- "Boy"

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Neon Trees perform "Animal" live on Fearless


Ellie Goulding of "Starry Eyed" fame tries her hand at "Sweet Disposition"... and finds out how difficult the song is to sing. Note to self for karaoke selections.

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You've got to be kidding me.

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Star Wars
Where the Wild Thing Are
Mustaches

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My favorite song of 2009 now has a music video! It's a lot simpler than their other videos. But I think it does the trick.

Tegan and Sara- "On Directing"

Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Need a new contact lens case?

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Title track off Wintersleep's new album "New Inheritors." 


It's very good, but kind of sounds like Sea Wolf's "You're a Wolf"?  I think "You're a Wolf" is still superior anyways.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

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The Bjork swan dress is coming back, almost.

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FAKE llama sighting on the beach

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