Archive for December, 2009

A healthy, happy New Year, friends.

Posted in 2010, tubes on December 31, 2009 by Nick


End of the Decade Delights

Posted in mixtape, music on December 24, 2009 by Thomas

Play it loud and imagine the great echoes from banging on the doors of tomorrow. Happy solstice.


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stereotyping people by their fav. indie bands

Posted in music with tags , , , , , , on December 22, 2009 by 8eth

Yo Hipsters,

Via Flavorwire, Stereotyping People by Their Fav. Indie Bans, none really worked for me–still humorous and.  . . Shiv, It’s not necessarily a bad thing that it’s so right on:

“Animal Collective
Guys who make “Best of the Year” lists in January based predominantly on “feeling.”

New York is the saddest state

Posted in 2009, EAST COAST, New York, NYT linking on December 22, 2009 by kevin

We just aren’t happy. Is restless the new happy?

All the more incentive for none of you to move here and keep my rent down.

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Grandes Exitos

Posted in music on December 21, 2009 by Shiv

Here’s Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti’s tour-only CD-R from earlier this year. It compiles their “Greatest Hits” and they’ve done a stellar job. I’m a huge fan although I can understand why people don’t like [them] very much. I can’t decide whether Pink wants to purposefully make really bad music appealing or make really structured, complex pop songs sound accidental and just ugly as shit. Either way, I love the stuff. Enjoy!

Part 1 / Part 2

Not my links so if your download fails, let me know.

10 Movies, 2000-09

Posted in 2009, film, lists on December 20, 2009 by Shiv

These movies are spectacular. I too don’t have much to say.

10. Bad Education (Almodovar, 2004)

9. Matchpoint (Allen, 2005)

8. Far From Heaven (Haynes, 2002)

7. There Will Be Blood (Anderson, 2008)

6. Inland Empire (Lynch, 2006)

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Kevin’s top 10 films of the decade

Posted in film on December 20, 2009 by kevin

I don’t have the time, breath, intelligence or energy to give any explination for this list. Images and your collective imagination will suffice. Off we go:

10. Cache (Haneke, 2005)

9. George Washington (Green, 2000)

8. Inland Empire (Lynch, 2006)

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