Monthly Archives: May 2012

Old Timers

This is funny. Via xkcd:

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Apricot Ale Homebrew (2012 Batch #1)

School’s finally out, and my brewing equipment will be neglected no more. My latest brew is an Apricot Ale, and it’s my first homebrew in quite some time. Here’s the recipe for those interested: Grains: 7 Pounds Light Malt Extract … Continue reading

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And We’re Off!

The commercial space race hit a pretty big milestone! Yesterday’s SpaceX launch put the first commercial spacecraft with plans to dock with the space station into orbit: I’m convinced that space travel, like the kind Virgin Galactic is planning, will become “reasonably” … Continue reading

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8-Bit OK Computer

In the spirit of electronic music, Pitchfork has some links to Kid A and OK Computer tunes, played as though they’re 8-bit video game music. It sounds like it could be annoying, but some the OK Computer tracks are pretty … Continue reading

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Google Celebrates Robert Moog

With a cool working electronic synth four track right on the homepage:             It’s funny. I feel like tons of blogs are posting about this, acting as though they know all about Robert Moog. And … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom

We’re only a few days away from the release of Wes Anderson’s new film, Moonrise Kingdom. Portable record players, tree houses, and canoes. It looks awesome: The soundtrack also looks promising, with lots of old Hank Williams tunes. My favorite … Continue reading

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The Studio

I spent the weekend in a recording studio in Maine with Vanessa Kafka, Aaron Pearsall, and Matt Beals. We were working on Vanessa’s new EP. It was an awesome session, and so far it sounds great. Thanks again to everyone … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant!

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Mikey P Sings Superstition

My good friend Mikey P sang a song with the band at my friend Rachel’s wedding last night, and he killed it: Congrats again to Rach and Jordan.

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