category archive: music

river float gig

I’m pretty excited about a really unique gig I’ve got coming up this Saturday; check out the details. There are some new (extremely rough) rehearsal demos over on the band site as well.

yep, that about covers it

The RIAA says “MUSIC MUST NEVER BE AVAILABLE FOR FREE OR ARTISTS WILL NEVER MAKE A LIVING,” but what they really mean is “if people can download music for free, they’ll only pay the artists if they think their work is worth it, which means they won’t have to go through us, which prevents us […]

über-geek band names

A while ago some colleagues and I (not 100% sure but Ant and Jon must have been primary accomplices) brainstormed a list of seriously nerdy computer/web development band names that we hadn’t seen anyone using yet, but we forgot to write them down. Just recording the ones I can remember for posterity. If these phrases […]

but where can I buy one?

a man, a plan, a canal, Panama

Oh, mercy, I wish I’d seen this video a long time ago. Just stumbled across it while reading Salon’s “Twenty-five years of “Weird Al” Yankovic” article from last month. It’s Al’s take on Mr. Bob — oh, and it’s done entirely in palindromes.

songs for which Violet can at least partially sing the melody

Old MacDonald Had A Farm This Old Man Frère Jacques Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (which adds the Alphabet Song as well) theme song to NPR’s “All Things Considered”