Sunday, August 16, 2009


5 Books I've Read This Year & Loved

1.2666 by Roberto Bolano
2.Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano
3. On the Road (scroll edition) by Jack Kerouac
4. Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
5. Hairstyles of the Damned by Joe Meno

5 Graphic Novels

1. Black Hole by Charles Burns
2. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
3. Three Paradoxes By Paul Hornschemeier
4. Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
5. Little Things by Jeffrey Brown

5 Vinyl on the turntable

1. Music for 18 Musicians By Steve Reich
2. Physical Changes by Jon Mueller
3. Decending Moonlight Dervishes by Terry Riley
4. Stone/Water by Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet
5. Beacons of Ancestorship by Tortoise

5 Compact Discs

1. Bill Dixon & the Exploding Star Orchestra
2. Vox Arcana
3. Control by Pedro the Lion
4. Black Sea by Fennesz
5. A living Room Hush by Jaga Jazzist

waiting for in the mail
Gather, Form, and Fly by Megafaun
Meet and Greet 7inch by Slaraffenland
1st vinyl in the new dust to digital all vinyl division of their label

Records I'm most looking Forward to

1. Unmap by Volcano Choir
2 We're on your side by Slaraffenland
3. Curse Your Branches by David Bazan
4. Central Market by Tyondai Braxton
5. Embyronic by Flaming Lips

This is just some fun stuff I thought people might enjoy

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Bon Iver + Collections of Colonies of Bees = Volcano Choir!!

Our friends from Collections of Colonies of Bees have put together what should prove to be one of the better albums of 2009 with their good friend Justin Vernon of Bon Iver fame. The first track was released to the public yesterday and it sounds fantastic featuring the swirling loops of the Bees and the always amazing vocals of Bon Iver.


check it out here

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

All Tiny Creatures

Our good friends All Tiny Creatures release there debut ep today. I can tell you from playing with them live a few times and hearing the tracks that it is a fantastic album done by some really great people.
check it out.




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Aug 7 2009
Solly’s, w/ The Caribbean
Washington DC
Aug 8 2009
Gooski’s, w/ The Caribbean
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Aug 9 2009
Cake Shop, w/ The Caribbean
New York, New York
Aug 11 2009
Empty Bottle, w/ The Caribbean
Chicago, Illinois
Aug 12 2009
Cactus Club, w/ The Caribbean
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Aug 13 2009
The Frequency, w/ The Caribbean
Madison, Wisconsin
Aug 14 2009
Pizza Luce, w/ The Caribbean
Duluth, Minnesota
Aug 15 2009
Kitty Cat Klub, w/ The Caribbean
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunday, August 2, 2009

jacob kirkegaard

Jacob Kirkegaard has some amazing ideas about sound, and I have really been admiring his work. You can take a look at some of the things he has done here'