Archive for the 'music' Category

Sweet songs, good cause

Wednesday, July 30th, 2003

Twenty four hours, two songwriters, two songs.

Shannon, Shannon, Shannon

Wednesday, March 12th, 2003

New music, and a chance to help fund a CD

A CD-worth of Shannon

Sunday, November 10th, 2002

Links to my favorite CD’s-worth of Shannon Campbell songs.

Still Dreaming of Violets

Tuesday, October 29th, 2002

I had several things to say, about comment spamming and RSS best practices and the like, but that’s all off for tonight. Instead, like last time, I’m going to turn off the lights, get a beer or six, and put Dreaming of Violets on repeat for twenty or thirty times. The only difference? This time […]

The Conversation

Saturday, July 27th, 2002

Grampa, where were you when Shannon released Less Like You? Well, sonny, I was playing with a browser toy and writing code nobody will ever use.

Curses, foiled again

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2002

A reader from Belgium (is this a wonderful InterWebNet, or what?) alerted me that Lonesome Day, the Springsteen song that’s supposed to debut on AOLMusic/Netscape Music on July 8th, was “released a bit earlier than scheduled” (which I assume means “someone was foolish enough to think that nobody would try to hack the url”). Sadly, […]

Whoa. Scary.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

Bill points to a RealAudio stream of the title track from the new Bruce Springsteen album The Rising, but with my delightful dialup connection, once I navigated my way through the maze of “Upgrade your RealPlayer now, damn you” dialogs, it mostly sounded like it was recorded inside a big tin can, with Clarence pounding […]

Rex James Trio

Sunday, May 12th, 2002

I haven’t quite convinced myself that I want to own it, but the Rex James Trio’s CD Out of the Wood Work is sorely tempting me. After all, one so rarely gets to hear anyone from North Dakota/north Idaho playing didjeridoo, and for reasons that aren’t quite clear to me, the idea of Alice in […]