how to tie a tie… i’m going back to france…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-1-23) →
How to Dress Well (14) Interpol (12) A.A. Bondy (8) Deerhunter (4) The National (4) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Is anyone having random tumblrs that may or may not be real reblogging and/or liking your posts? This is getting out of hand…
The Neuroscience of Music (Frontal Cortex) →
psychotherapy: Why does music make us feel? On the one hand, music is a purely abstract art form, devoid of language or explicit ideas. The stories it tells are all subtlety and subtext. And yet, even though music says little, it still manages to touch us deep, to tickle some universal nerves. When listening to our favorite songs, our body betrays all the symptoms of emotional arousal. The...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-1-16) →
Andre 3000 (69) Big Boi (38) James Blake (21) Kanye West (15) How to Dress Well (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The Mountain Goats - Damn These Vampires
I wanted to feel good about what I had done, because you go back to the...– former Wall St. banker Gordon Murray, who spent the last months of his life writing a book to help average Americans invest for retirement. He died on Saturday of a brain tumor. More tonight on ABC World News and Nightline. (via abcworldnews)
pitchfork: Ramshackle UK-based indie rockers Yuck are the latest additions to our Rising series, which highlights new acts we’re excited about. Watch their slightly NSFW (yet dog-washer-friendly!) video for “Rubber” and then head over here to read our interview with band leader Daniel Blumberg.
Californians have a very low tolerance for discomfort.– Austin Zuffi
second thoughts on Coachella already…$300 is a LOT of money and I am currently in debt to myself about $600. So that means that somehow I would have to save up about $1200 between now and April. Considering I will probably work no more than an average of 10 hours a week, that’s only about $70 a week, and the festival is in 12 weeks…12x$70 is only $840…and that means I...
Potential California Superstorm... →
Riding bikes we found that we get 20 kroner if we return. Someone could make a business out of that, as Justin remarked. (just found this video stuck in my tumblr app-me and Justin in Copenhagen)
All about oui like Paris, Hilton Presidential Suite already, I’m Richer...– Weezy F Baby tell me he’s not a genius.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a...– Pride & Prejudice By Jane Austen (via aliciaskeys) i’ve been in the process of reading this on my free iClassics app on iPhone for the last 4 months. Such a good book, but it’s hard to remember there are books on your phone.
Close Read: Holding Giffords’s Hand : The New... →
newyorker: peterwknox: This is a READING REQUIREMENT. Short, beautiful, touching, and tough. Thanks, Josh. all of the above
OutKast are a massive, massive influence— one of the biggest I have. I think...– Electronic producer and singer James Blake gushes about OutKast in a new Clash interview. He also talks about the xx and quotes Bruce Lee (!) and poet William Blake in the piece. Well-rounded! Related: André 3000, please come back. (via pitchfork)
what’s up with last.fm weekly charts not updating since December 19th…?
Andre 3000 - God (Interlude) ...
The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine.– Abraham Lincoln (Thanks to my friend Rick Jensen for posting this bit of wisdom.)
Iron & Wine - Teeth In The Grass a really cool version of this song, definitely attests to the fact that a piece of poetry / music is never really finished and can be beautiful in different forms. Listen to this version if you like the original or Sam Beam or Jimmy Fallon or just good folk music in general.