Saturday singles: Ministry “Good Trouble,” Theon Cross “We Go Again”

Catching up on new music today and two singles grabbed my attention above the rest, a single from Theon Cross and a cut from Ministry for their upcoming album Moral Hygiene. Theon Cross: "We Go Again" Theon Cross is a jazz tuba player, and his 2019 LP Fyah is a must-hear for anybody who wants … Continue reading Saturday singles: Ministry “Good Trouble,” Theon Cross “We Go Again”

Jukebox selections: Tristen, Black Sky Giant, HUBRID & The Racers Feat. Hunter Norton, Hashshashin

Been a little quiet on the music front, but not for lack of listening. The opposite, really. The last month or two have been a musical firehose of new stuff, but I haven't quite sorted through everything and sorted out what I actually like from what sounded OK on first listen. For now, these four … Continue reading Jukebox selections: Tristen, Black Sky Giant, HUBRID & The Racers Feat. Hunter Norton, Hashshashin

Link-o-Rama: The ugly underneath Amazon Prime, time to ditch Chrome, analyzing music and more…

Using Chrome to buy on Amazon Prime? Maybe think twice. Want to automate your playlists? Try Bliss. Post examining what happens behind the scenes when buying from Amazon, and the anti-trust suit against Amazon accusing it of raising prices for consumers. Bliss music analyzer, an open source library to make audio playlists by evaluating distance … Continue reading Link-o-Rama: The ugly underneath Amazon Prime, time to ditch Chrome, analyzing music and more…

Jukebox selections: MASTER BOOT RECORD, The Jayhawks, Paul McCartney meets Khruangbin

Been a bit between posts, so here's another run at the jukebox for all my readers looking for a few good tunes to pass the time. Some oldies, some goodies, nothing boring and all good for your soul. Zenith (Riktam Remix) by MVMB & ALL'IN - IbogaTech This is a melodic psytrance piece that runs … Continue reading Jukebox selections: MASTER BOOT RECORD, The Jayhawks, Paul McCartney meets Khruangbin

Link-o-Rama: Google testing new targeted ads, FreeBSD’s big oops, Henry Rollins’ record habits & Robyn Hitchcock’s essential records

Some interesting bits this time around. If you're a Chrome user you need to read up on Google's plans for replacing third-party cookies. FreeBSD users, check out what almost made it into 13.0. Music nerds, read on for some gems from Henry Rollins and Robyn Hitchcock. From the EFF Deeplinks blog: "A switch has silently … Continue reading Link-o-Rama: Google testing new targeted ads, FreeBSD’s big oops, Henry Rollins’ record habits & Robyn Hitchcock’s essential records

Jukebox selections: Earthspace, Kill Shelter + Antipole, Sunny War “Staying Alive” cover & much more

It's another Bandcamp Friday! Time to fill up the cart and bring home some great tunes. Looking for a few ideas? Check out some of these albums and artists. Lagniappe Sessions (EP) by Sunny War Spotted this one on Cover Me, I think, a few weeks ago. The entire EP is made up of covers, … Continue reading Jukebox selections: Earthspace, Kill Shelter + Antipole, Sunny War “Staying Alive” cover & much more

Digital crate digging: Searching Spotify by label, genre, year and more

Spotify is a great tool for music discovery, but some of the exploration tools aren't obvious. If you want to search for something by song title or artist, that sort of thing, no problem. But there are other ways I like to explore new music, like by music label or genre. You can do that … Continue reading Digital crate digging: Searching Spotify by label, genre, year and more

Jukebox selections: Bambie Thug, Method of Defiance, Aesthetic Perfection and more

A few of the things that I've caught in the last few weeks that are keeping my ears busy, including Method of Defiance, Bambie Thug, Aesthetic Perfection and others. One of Bill Laswell's many, many, many, many recurring projects, Method of Defiance is all over the map depending on which album you're dealing with. Some … Continue reading Jukebox selections: Bambie Thug, Method of Defiance, Aesthetic Perfection and more