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Filmmaker Danny Perez & Animal Collective collaborate on ODDSAC

Avant-indie rockers Animal Collective seem to elicit either a “YAY” or “nay” response from people. You either love ’em or hate ’em. I happen to fall in the head-over-heels category, and was super interested to hear of their collaboration with filmmaker Danny Perez on a feature film entitled ODDSAC. Perez is no stranger to weirdo […]

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Shrie's favorite albums of 2009, NOT in a "Top Ten" list

I have come to really dislike putting together “Best Of” lists or year-ending spreadsheets of music that everyone has already heard. This time I’m gonna do it differently…Shrie -style! These are just a few albums/songs/artists that tickled my fancy and got some good stereo-play at our house. Some are indie critic darlings (and disliked by […]

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Sasquatch 2009 Wrap-Up: Day 1

Show Date: May 23, 2009

Sasquatch was a doozy. I wrote a lil bit o' news about a few bands I saw each day via my check-in's for days 1, 2 and 3. There were people having sex during the Decemberists right out in front of {supreme being} and everyone, and I met a TON of Canadians "eh". I saw […]

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Big bad Sasquatch 2009 preview

Sasquatch 2009 is a mere two days away. Go see bands all three days, cheer your head off, drink some beer and/or smoke a joint. Get dirty campin' toes and sweat through your forehead bandanna (or brave kilt-lifting style winds like in 2007). Come back harried and skip out on work Tuesday. Recount every last […]

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Kanye vs. 50 Cent: It's a KO for Kanye

Well, I'm a little behind schedule with my Billboard Album Chart update thanks to spending the last 3 days looking at auriferous gravels in the Sierran foothills. So, here it is: As all pronogsticators said, Kanye West's Graduation beat the crap out of 50 Cent's Curtis (probably the only venue where Kanye West could beat […]

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