Yet Another Sketch Comedy….surprised?

Aquarian Beauty: The Lonely Island go to: http://www.thelonelyisland.com This comedy group consists of (left to right) Andy, Jorma, and Akiva. If you would remember that fabulous SNL skit “The Chronic -what!?- cles of Narnia”, Andy, along with Chris Parnell helped to make SNL worthwhile for once. (I mean since Billy Crystal and Chevy Chase were […]

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Billy Bragg

Sasha:So I thought I would continue the poetry theme without subjecting you out there to any more awful Housewives poetry. This Billy Bragg song is from the Yep Rock release Talking Poetry With the Taxman. MP3: Billy Bragg- Help Save the Youth of AmericaWhen I think of the 80s I don’t usually think of protest […]

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Mountain Goats Limerick

Sasha:I guess this is poetry week at Midwestern Housewives central because here’s a little limerick about the Mountain Goats: There’s a guy with an acoustic guitar,who tours both nearby and afar.He’s got a weird voice,which makes me rejoice.He’s become a real indie-rock star. MP3: The Mountain Goats- Anglo-SaxonsMP3: The Mountain Goats- Grendel’s MotherBuy Mountain Goats:InsoundAmazon

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The Humpers Haiku

silverunity: A Haiku For The Humpers “Live Forever Or Die Trying” Garage glam punk rock.Slam dance, piano filled tunes.Hell of a good time. MP3: The Humpers – Fast, Fucked, And FuriousMP3: The Humpers – Loser’s Club Buy at Amazon

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Built to Spill

Sasha:I never understood how Built to Spill managed to dodge mainstream success. Sure they’re indie rock legends, but how have conventional radio listeners not latched on to their catchy brilliance? Their songs always find a way of jumping into my head and keeping me company all day. MP3: Built to Spill- CarAppropriately, Car is one […]

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Dillinger Four

silverunity: Definitely one of the bands I listen to most when I’m skating. Over the summer I broke my finger while listening to them, and while I was in extreme pain, I still couldn’t help but smile to the awesomeness of D4. If I was a kindergarten teacher, Dillinger Four would definitely get a gold […]

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The Bouncing Souls – For All The Unheard

silverunity: First off let me note: The Bouncing Souls have been my favorite band for nearly 8 years now, and anytime I post something about them, it will usually be by a per-song basis.I firmly believe that music is the greatest form of artistic expression. If a picture is worth 1000 words, a song is […]

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Kind of like Spitting

Sasha: Kind of Like Spitting was an indie-rock band from Portland, Oregon. Formed in 1996, the band unfortunately broke up last October. Propelled forth by singer Ben Barnett’s signature whiny vocals, the group played acoustic rock songs. I’d call them “anti-folk” but god I hate that label. MP3: Kind of Like Spitting: Share the RoadAt […]

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How To Survive The Music Industry

silverunity:I found this interesting.It’s a guide for musicians on what to really expect if you’re trying to break into the music industry. It was written by dance pop band Beatnik Turtle, and it’s a pretty interesting read even if you’re not in a band or couldn’t care less about the music industry. Enjoy.

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Parlour Boys

Sasha: The Parlour Boys are a dance-pop band from Lexington Kentucky. Not surprisingly I first heard about them from the wonderful You Ain’t No Picasso, a fellow Lexington Resident. What I really love about this band is the energy they bring to every song. They’re currently in the last stages of signing a record contract […]

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