Monthly Archives: January 2011

Is There an MD in the House?

No, I’m not sick or injured – not physically, anyway; the MD I’m referring to is the MiniDisc. According to the US Postal Service’s online tracking system, I should receive my copy of Asobi Seksu‘s Fluorescence LP – the limited … Continue reading

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The Vibrato 11.02 EP

The contributors are a mix of friends old and (I hope) new. I’ve known Jake (J. Sequential of Screen Vinyl Image) and Az (Stellarium) for years, but have only recently become acquainted with Dead Sea Colour and Lux. Cous, my … Continue reading

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Sunlight, Mass Produced

The Sunshine Factory first came to my attention last November when I found the Bandcamp page for their, at the time, soon to be released Sugar album. Only two of the songs were available for listening/buying, but I liked “My … Continue reading

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Some Velvet Coast Compilation – Free Download

My buddy Peter from the Coast Is Clear blog has a free (and legal) download available here. This is what he had to say about it: The first Some Velvet Coast compilation is a collaboration between the German Indie-Pop blog, … Continue reading

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In the Clear

“Well, I’m back,” he said. If you worked in IT from the mid-’80s, I’d know you’d know where that quote comes from. I’ll give you one clue: it’s the last sentence in a very long story. In any case, I’m … Continue reading

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Vibrato 11.01

The theme for this compilation could be “Hail, Hail, the Gang’s All Here”, as a majority of the featured artists are friends and acquaintances of mine from the shoegaze.co.uk forum. The original ink to a downloadable version expired 12am PST, … Continue reading

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Out in the West Texas Town…

With all the mis-labeling on the Bandcamp Shoegaze page I wrote about in an earlier post, it has become virtually impossible to find an actual Shoegaze band there. Figurehead represents that one-in-a-thousand payoff for someone silly enough to keep trying … Continue reading

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