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Cool Stuff

Hold On There, Hoth!

04/02/2009 Phil Pickens 0

Best April Fool’s Joke… EVER. A Tauntaun sleeping bag.  I’d buy one!  The crazies at ThinkGeek.com have pre-imagined this accessory which will probably be more popular with adults than the kiddos.  That’s if G-Luc can stop […]

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Lego Album Art

04/01/2009 paige 0

As the mom of a six year boy, I spend a lot of time building with LEGOS. So my interest was piqued when I discovered these campy LEGO recreations of album covers over at The […]

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MP3s & Streams

Today’s playlist: Sad Songs

03/30/2009 paige 2

I was feeling rather sad this weekend. Here’s what I listen to when I feel sad to the bone. Cocteau Twins – Beatrix listen | buy | visit myspace page Psapp – Sad Song listen […]

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Tools you can use: Tracking Local Concerts

03/29/2009 paige 0

Keeping up with tours and concerts can be time-consuming. Here are a couple of tools to help you out! iConcertCal: Finding Relevant Concerts Near You There are literally 100’s of concerts going on in most […]

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Rock Photos Rock!

03/26/2009 Phil Pickens 0

The Color Awesome’s own Paige Parsons has been asked to be a part of Crawdaddy!, an online music magazine. Their San Francisco roots date back to a fanzine started in 1962, preceeding the likes of […]

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Cool Stuff

DIY Custom Fabric Design

03/25/2009 paige 1

Pssst…. I’ll let you in on a little secret. Phil and I both have a crafty side. Needlepoint, sewing, sculpy are all popular winter hibernation activities. So when my friend ConnieKay told me about a […]

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MP3s & Streams

Song of the Day: New Villager – Rich Doors

03/25/2009 paige 0

The Bi-coastal duo of Ben Bromley & Ross Simonini released their first single on Two Syllable Records in January. I like the pop sensibility coupled with meandering keybords and a nifty tribal beat. download New […]

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Penetration!

03/24/2009 Phil Pickens 2

I’ve heard it said that everyone in Seattle wants to be a DJ. I don’t see that as a problem! Anybody into music should try it once. At some of my first DJ gigs, I […]

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MP3s & Streams

Song of the Day: Fol Chen – Cable TV

03/23/2009 paige 2

I’ve had this little ditty by Fol Chen in constant rotation. Had the hardest time finding the track as I originally thought the band’s name was Foi Chen. My bad. Found a link to the […]

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Review: Andrew Bird @ The Fillmore

03/05/2009 paige 0

First off, props to the crowd at Andrew Bird’s Thursday show at The Fillmore. Humanity is evolving. We all had some personal space, there was a minimum of chatter and a lot of enthusiasm for […]

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MP3s & Streams

R.I.P. Indie Rock Playlist

02/27/2009 paige 2

I am so bummed that one of my primary sources of discovering new music is no more. For the past two years I’ve looked forward to Criznittle’s Indie Rock Playlist, a tasty 120 track torrent […]

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Reviews

Dark Was The Night

02/26/2009 paige 0

4ad has gathered a “who’s-who” of indie-music heaveyweights to put together “Dark Was The Night”. Released as a double CD, triple LP or as a digital download, the album’s array of unreleased tracks will benefit […]

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MP3s & Streams

Best Albums of 2008

01/05/2009 Phil Pickens 0

Love them or hate them, there are tons of year end lists out there. No two are alike, there’s always some artist or band you’ve never heard of, and you always wonder, “how could they […]

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Videos

Video: Franz Ferdinand – Ulysses

12/23/2008 paige 0

Yet another music video I put together using pictures from a recent Franz Ferdinand concert. Animoto.com makes putting these videos together a snap. Enjoy!

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R.I.P. New Order

11/24/2008 Phil Pickens 0

It is fitting that I start this blog with a bit on my favorite band ever. I recently referred to the New Order reissues as “the most beautiful nail in the most beautiful coffin”. Peter […]