Tuesday, October 31

Return Of The Rat (Wipers Cover) By Nirvana

The Idolator blog has posted Nirvana doing a Kiss cover... here.

Here's Nirvana doing a Wipers cover...

Download: "Return Of The Rat" (mp3 courtesy of burnthewitch dot net)

Sub Pop page is here.

Nirvana, Hi How Are You?

Cock Pushups By Tenacious D

Less Than A Minute, Part 22

Sometimes albums got skits (I blame De La Soul and Prince Paul), and sometimes albums got Tenacious D.

Download: "Cock Pushups" (mp3)

The non-Less Than A Minute part of the post: The blog Done Waiting has posted a link to "Classico", John Kricfalusi ('member Ren And Stimpy right?) animating Tenacious D... here.

Myspace page is here.
Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny trailer page is here.
John Kricfalusi blog is here.

Non-Podcast BONUS: "Tribute (Live)" (mp3)

UPDATE: Jack Black Says "Don't Be A Douche.. Fight Piracy"... here.

Tenacious D

In The River By A Hawk And A Handsaw

Get ready for some Beirut comparisions... the blog musicisnotdead has posted "God Bless the Ottoman Empire" by A Hawk And A Handsaw... here.

Download: "In The River" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
The Leaf Label is here.

A Hawk And A Handsaw

I Swallowed Hard Like I Understood By 65 Days Of Static

The Runout Groove blog has posted some (never played by Peel) Peel Sessions by 65 Days Of Static... here.

Peel Sessions posted:
"I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood"
"Massive Star At The End Of Its Burning Cycle"
"Fix The Sky A Little"

Download: "I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.

65 Days Of Static

Monday, October 30

Staring At The Board By Spoon

Less Than A Minute, Part 21

Spoon is next in our continuing series... Less Than A Minute.

Download: "Staring At The Board" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Merge Records page is here.
Emusic page is here.

blurry spoon

LIVE: Up On the Sun (On KCRW's Snap!) By Meat Puppets

The blog Glorious Noise has pointed out that meatpuppets dot com has posted some instrumental mixes from the Meat Puppets II sessions... here.

Myspace page is here.
Derrick Bostrom's blog is here.
Wikipedia page is here.

BONUS: "Up On the Sun (Live on KCRW's Snap! 1/16/1986)" (mp3 courtesy of wohlers dot org)

Meat Puppets

Sunday, October 29

If It Dies in Peoria Then Who The Hell Cares By Oxford Collapse

Recap Recap...
The Shins @ *sixeyes... here.
R.E.M. (among others) @ Surviving The Golden Age... here.
The Belgian Afrobeat Association @ SoundRoots... here.
The Cracow Klezmer Band @ Music@PL.PT ...here.
Pearl Jam (Unplugged) @ Licorice Pizza... here.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead @ indieblogheaven... here.

Download somefin from 2002: "If It Dies in Peoria Then Who The Hell Cares" (mp3) by Oxford Collapse.

Myspace page is here.
Subpop page is here.

Oxford Collapse

Fett’s Vette By MC Chris

NOTE: This post was delayed cuz of a damn java.net connect exception error. Arrrrrrrr.


The blog Reloda has pointed out that this album...

MC Chris

Life's A Bitch And I Am Her Pimp by The Dungeon Master of Ceremonies aka MC Chris, is both free and legal. Get it here.

"Harry Potter (skit)"
"DQ Blizzard"
"Pop Punk Is Dead (skit)"
"Fuckin’ Up My Xmas"
"Engine (skit)"
"Fett’s Vette"
"Bench Warmer (skit)"

Download a taste of the geek-hop: "Fett’s Vette" (mp3)

You may know MC Chris as Hesh from Sealab 2021.

Watch: Pipe Talk

Myspace page is here.
iTunes page is here.

MC Chris

Friday, October 27

Nic Fit (Untouchables Cover) By Sonic Youth

Less Than A Minute, Part 20

Next on the Less Than A Minute series... Sonic Youth with their awesome bit-o-punk penned by The Untouchables (NOTE: not these guys).

Download: "Nic Fit (Untouchables Cover)" (mp3)

Sonic Youth's myspace page is here.
Sonic Youth Store @ Kung Fu Nation page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Sonic Youth

VIDEO: Black History Month (Sammy Danger Remix) By Death From Above 1979

One last gasp of breath from Death From Above 1979.

Death From Above 1979

Watch: "Black History Month (Sammy Danger Remix)" (mov)


Myspace page is here.
Vice Records page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Death From Above 1979

LIVE: Mahgeetah By My Morning Jacket

Freakin' Hippies... I go back and forth, back and forth. Sometime I like 'em, sometimes I gots to turn them off. Anyway, today I LIKE 'em, A LOT.

Submitted for your approval... My Morning Jacket.

Listen to My Morning Jacket in France... here.

Download: "Mahgeetah" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Emusic page is here.

BONUS: Brief Live Music Roundup (yee-haw):
Kings Of Leon in Belgium is here.
Beirut on KEXP is here.
Thanks to I Am Fuel, You Are Friends and The Smudge Of Ashen Fluff.

My Morning Jacket

Thursday, October 26

Love To Fight By Sebadoh

Less Than A Minute, Part 19

Smash your head on this... Sebadoh.

Download: "Love To Fight" (mp3)

Subpop page is here.


Personality Crisis (New York Dolls Cover) By Sonic Youth

Wanna hear Sonic Youth covering the New York Dolls??

Download: "Personality Crisis" (mp3)

Sonic Youth's myspace page is here.
Sonic Youth Store @ Kung Fu Nation page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Thurston Live

Wednesday, October 25

Fuck You Man By Pussy Galore

Less Than A Minute, Part 18

No. Not that Pussy Galore:

Pussy Galore

The other one with Jon Spencer. Yep, Pussy Galore is next up in the continuing series, Less Than A Minute. Dig it.

Download: "Fuck You Man" (mp3)

Emusic page is here.

Pussy Galore

Don't Make Me By Sons Of Hercules

Ok Ok, OKAY...

Time for some Texas garage punk from the Sons Of Hercules

I hear they look something like this:

Sons Of Hercules Charicature

Download: "Don't Make Me" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Sons Of Hercules

We Do Not Fuck Around By Viva Voce

Damnit! The invisible limb posted "We Do Not Fuck Around" by Viva Voce before I could get around to it. Also posted is their other track available from Barsuk, "When Planets Collide"... here.

Download: "We Do Not Fuck Around" (mp3)

Watch: "From The Devil Himself" (via the Get Yr Blood Sucked Out e-card)

Myspace page is here.
Barsuk page is here.

"Wrecking Ball"
(myspace mp3)

UPDATE: Props Yeti Don't Dance, too... here. More Viva Voce posts... here. Arrrrrr.

Viva Voce

Tuesday, October 24

Kurt Vonnegut On NOW From, Like, Last Year

Yeah, Yeah... this isn't music-related, but I've been listen to old NOW podcasts and I friggin' loved this one.

Download: "Kurt Vonnegut on NOW" (mp3)

vonnegut self portrait

Girlfriend Is Worse By EX-MODELS

Q: You want more post-punk?

Download: "Girlfriend Is Worse" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Troubleman Unlimited is here.
AceFu page is here.
French Kiss Records page is here.
THREE.ONE.G Records page is here.
Emusic page is here.


D.C. Will Do That To You By Smart Went Crazy

Q: How's about a little post-punk to get you through the rest of the day?
A: Smart Went Crazy.

Download: "D.C. Will Do That To You" (mp2, that's right... MP2!)

NOTE: If I was still doing the "why did they have to break up?" series this band who be a contender, cuz they broke up in 1998. Boo!

Smart Went Crazy

Good Metal Vs. Bad Metal Vs. White Boy Metalheads Rapping

Captain's Dead has posted a melange of metal. Some is good, some is bad, and some has, well, white boy metalheads rapping (no offense Anthrax, you know I love you, but c'mon)... here.

Good Metal
"Twist Of Cain" by Danzig
"Wake Up Dead" by Megadeth

Bad Metal
"I Want A Woman" by Ratt
"Seventeen" by Winger
"Coming Home" and "Shake Me" by Cinderella

Rapping White Boys
"I'm The Man" by Anthrax

anthrax circa the i'm the man e.p.

Hobophobic (Scared Of Bums) By NOFX

Less Than A Minute, Part 17

Shit. Is it part 17 already (plus those two footnotes)? Hows about a little NOFX.

Download: "Hobophobic (Scared Of Bums)" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Fat Wreck page is here.
Epitaph page is here.


LIVE: It Was There That I Saw You By ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

The blog I Rock Cleveland has posted a new track by ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead... here.

"Wasted State Of Mind"

Myspace page is here.

BONUS: "It Was There That I Saw You" (zipped mp3) live at the 2001 Reading Festival

...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

Monday, October 23

Fix Me (Black Flag Cover) By Mudhoney

Less Than A Minute, Part 16

Next up on the Less Than A Minute Series... a Black Flag cover by Mudhoney.

Download: "Fix Me (Black Flag Cover)" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.


Scenic World By Beirut

The blog The Passion of the Weiss has posted some songs by the semi-overhyped/annoyingly talented and young Beirut... here.

"Elephant Gun" from Lon Gisland EP
"Mt. Wroclai (Idle Days)" and "Postcards from Italy" from Gulag Orkestrar

Myspace page is here.
4AD page is here.
Emusic page is here.

BONUS: "Scenic World" (myspace mp3)

Blurry Beirut

30 Seconds Of Le Freak By The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

WFMU's Beware of The Blog has posted The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain's cover of "Teenage Kicks" by The Undertones... here.

BONUS: "Sample of Le Freak" (mp3) (hey, that's all the disco you get here).

The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

Sunday, October 22

Islands By Archie Bronson Outfit

GIMME TINNITUS faves Archie Bronson Outfit have made with the video-making.

WARNING: May contain objectification of the female body.

Watch: Cherry Lips

Q: Is this "Cherry Pie" (DO NOT CLICK HERE) for a new generation?
A: Probably Not.

Myspace page is here.
Domino page is here.
Emusic is here (NO U.S. downloads yet, DOH!).

BONUS: "Islands" (mp3) Fuck... Stream "Islands"... here.

Archie Bronson Outfit

Woodgrain By Modest Mouse

Less Than A Minute, Part 15

Sometimes a short ditty is just that... short. Here's one from Modest Mouse.

Download: "Woodgrain" (mp3) from Sad Sappy Sucker

Myspace page is here.
K Records page is here.
Sony site is here.
Emusic page is here.

Sad Sappy Sucker By Modest Mouse


What hath Anthrax and Public Enemy wrought?

The betahat blog has posted the result (tracks from the Judgment Night soundtrack)... here.

"Just Another Victim" by Helmet and House of Pain
"Judgment Night" by Biohazard and Onyx
"Disorder" by Slayer and Ice T
"Freak Momma" by Mudhoney and Sir Mix-a-Lot

rap + metal

Sidebar Revision

More sidebar tweaks...

all things go
audio deficit disorder
girlpants (more songs than a song convention)
information leafblower
surviving the golden age
team clermont goes a cropper

ace fu
hell cat
memphis industries
rough trade

Radio, Radio
this american life

Links That May Or May Not Have Anything To Do With Music
adult swim
chocolate and zucchini
crooks and liars
huffington post
mac observer
my cat hates you
stuff on my cat
wtf omgz

Saturday, October 21

Beck With The Flaming Lips

Remember 2002?? The blog Just Pretend does.

They cut up and posted this Morning Becomes Eclectic set by Beck with back up from a little band called The Flaming Lips... here.

Tracks Posted:
"The Golden Age"
"We Live Again"
"Cold Brains"
"Do You Realize?"
"Lonesome Tears"
"Lost Cause"
"Little One"
"Paper Tiger"
"New Pollution"

Stream the video here.

More Video...

Beck - Round The Bend

The Chemical Brothers And The Flaming Lips - The Golden Path

Beck myspace page is here.
Beck emusic page is here.
Flaming Lips myspace page is here.

How's It Gonna End By Tom Waits

I am sorry but ain't gonna blog about this. What I am gonna do is post a track by the wonderful and weird, Tom Waits.

Download: "How's It Gonna End" (mp3) (CRAPPY TAGS!)

Myspace page is here.
Anti page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Tom Waits By Danny Clinch

Friday, October 20

VIDEO: Braintrust By Hot Snakes

Here's a little teaser for the next LOUD Music Dispatch on Our Last Quarterstance. Hint: There's some Hot Snakes involved.

Download: "Braintrust" (yuck... wmv)

hot snakes

Braineaters By Misfits

Less Than A Minute, Part 14

Sorry, I could not wait for Halloween to post some Misfits.

Download: "Braineaters" (mp3)



Timedoor has posted... no no not Best Week Ever... it's the BEST BJORK COVER EVER... here.

(Psssst... it's by Helmet)

Wow! A video (in all its youtubed pixelated glory)... In The Meantime

Myspace page is here.
Warcon page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Helmet by Dustin Rabin

Thursday, October 19

Party With Me Punker By Minutemen

Less Than A Minute, Part 13

Next up on Less Than A Minute... Minutemen.

Download: "Party With Me Punker" (mp3)

Mike Watt's hootpage here.
Corn Dogs dot org is here.
Myspace fan page is here.
More Mike Watt is here.
Emusic page is here.

minutemen 1984

Peoplewich By The Sharp Ease

The blog Raven Sings The Blues has posted a couple of tracks by The Sharp Ease... here.

"Patio Chair"
"Going Modern"

Myspace page is here.

BONUS: "Peoplewich" (mp3)
Please Note: This mp3 was available for a limited time only.

The Sharp Ease


Some more rockin' goodness from Swami... THE MARKED MEN!

Listen: MARKED MEN blast card is here.

Watch: "Someday" (mov)

Myspace page is here.
Swami page is here.
Emusic page is here.


Tim Armstrong

The blog I Rock Cleveland has pointed out that Tim Armstrong (the gravely voiced rocker from Operation Ivy, Rancid, and The Transplants) is slowly giving away his upcoming solo album, A Poet's Life... here.

"Hold On" (mp3)
"Wake Up" (mp3)

Rancid myspace page is here.
Hell Cat Records page is here.

Tim Armstrong

Wednesday, October 18


As previously stated: "I loves me some Pixies". Apparently, so does Bushwick Is Beautiful. Get some live Pixies mp3s ... here.

"Monkey Gone To Heaven (Live in Denver)"
"Hey (Live in Dublin 2005)"
"Is She Weird? (Live in Leeds 2005)"

And now... a video: Here Comes Your Man

Myspace page is here.
4ad page is here.
Pixies Music is here.
Emusic page is here.

they were soooo young then

Wasted By Camper Van Beethoven

Less Than A Minute (not really), Footnote 2

Oh, what the hell... here's another version of "Wasted". This time it's Camper Van Beethoven. And this version comes in at almost TWO Minutes! That's almost twice the "Wasted" in one download.

Download: "Wasted" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Pitch-A-Tent is here.
Emusic page is here.

David Charles Lowery TBI Wanted Poster

Things Against Stuff By Danielson

No not Daniel-San... Danielson.

The Daily Growl has posted some quirky-ass alt-folk from Danielson... here.

"Two Sitting Ducks"
"Five Stars and Two Thumbs Up"

Myspace page is here.
Sounds Familyre page is here.
Emusic page is here.

BONUS: "Things Against Stuff" (mp3) from Brother Is To Son


Futon Fire (Demo) By Tapes 'n Tapes

NYC here comes the blog-awesome Tapes 'n Tapes...

Download A Not New Demo: "Futon Fire" (mp3)

Tapes 'n Tapes Live

Plus, they're doin' a free show at Other Music on Nov. 1st. From The Myspace Bulletin:

"so if you're in NYC on wed the 1st day of november, come on down to other music...cause we're doing a free in store. oh hells yeah! should be fun...we likey other music.

Tapes 'N Tapes
Live In store Performance
Wednesday, November 1st at 1PM
Other Music
15 East 4th Street
between Broadway & Lafayette
Free Admission / Limited Capacity


1PM?? I guess I won't see you there. But maybe, just maybe, Super Tapes 'n Tapes Man (see below) will make an appearence.

Myspace page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Tapes 'n Tapes

Wasted By Circle Jerks

Less Than A Minute, Footnote 1

Suggested by Jimmy Legs, here's a compare and contrast with this post:

Black Flag Demo of "Wasted" vs. The Circle Jerks version of "Wasted"... Enjoy.

Download: "Wasted" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.

Circle Jerks

Friday, October 13

In Transit By Albert Hammond Jr.

[Insert Stroke-Related Masturbation Joke Here].

If you didn't get it then, get it now from Amp Camp. It's the "new" track by Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.

Download: "In Transit" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Rough Trade is here.

Albert Hammond Jr.

Gluey Porch Treatments (Reworked) By Melvins

Less Than A Minute, Part 12

More Less Than A Minute? This time it's a reworked track by the Melvins.

WARNING: You may find this, well... annoying.

Download: "Gluey Porch Treatments (Reworked)" (mp3)

Ipecac page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Emusic page is here.

the melvins

1926 By Thalia Zedek

Dang, this takes me back to the mid-90s... It's Come! The blog spleendid has posted a little bit of Thalia Zedek's Come... here.


"Brand New Vein"

BONUS: "1926" (mp3)

Thalia Zedek By LZ Caplan