Category Archives: Music

Separated At Birth, Part XXI

The cover of the new Mazzy Star album Our pumpkin from Halloween 2011.

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Episode #006 – Austin Psych Fest 2013

Quartz City Podcast – Episode #006 – Austin Psych Fest 2013 Bass Drum Of Death – “Nerve Jamming” – website Wall of Death – “Thunder Sky” – Facebook Young Magic – “Sanctuary” – website The Soft Moon – “Insides” – … Continue reading

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Austin Psych Fest day 2

Catching up… Wall Of Death – I’d never heard of these guys before and instantly dug the sound. Woodsman – Some friends said to check them out and was not disappointed. Very very good. Wished I videoed some of it, … Continue reading

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Boards Of Canada’s Tomorrow’s Harvest listening party

So I went… Well, I headed out in that general direction before stopping to check Twitter. Presumably someone had to be live-tweeting the scavenger hunt and when @tonx mentioned there were a small group of people there for an “event” … Continue reading

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Revisiting Rock-A-Hoola with Boards Of Canada

Boards Of Canada are about to release a new album after a long absense, and I have to admit… I’ve been liking the cryptic marketing campaign with the ultra-limited “Numbers Station” release on Record Store Day, a one-time video projection … Continue reading

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Austin Psych Fest day 1

A selection from day 1. Only a few of these clips are mine, I was too busy enjoying things to go into document everything mode. Bass Drum Of Death Lumerians Tinariwen – they’re from Mali. Love the sound – Sublime … Continue reading

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Episode #005

Quartz City Podcast – Episode #005 Loscil – “Endless Falls” – website Zelienople – “Flurry” – website Barn Owl – “Pale Star” – website NEU! – “Seeland” – website Hedgehog – “Sky Song” – website The High Violets – “Ciné” … Continue reading

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Austin Psych Fest pre-parties

There were two pre-parties in Austin on the Thursday night before the official festival began. Both clubs (Red 7 & Mohawk) had substantial lines to get in so easily switching back and forth was impossible. Happily, I did get to … Continue reading

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Rugby font again

This time courtesy of enigmatic German pop sensation Heino in 1971 This sighting courtesy of the Font Feed blog, who add: Another rarely seen Mecanorma typeface can be found on Heino’s In Einer Bar In Mexico. The character shapes in … Continue reading

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Episode #004

No theme this time. Just music… Hedgehog – “The Burning Sun In The Morning” Föllakzoid – “99” Beaches – “New Knowledge” Sun Dial – “You’re Still Wondering” Ojos Rojos – “So Wrong” Steven R. Smith – “Old Skete 11” Avrocar … Continue reading

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