If you haven’t been here yet, you should really try it. Use the search function at the top of the page to look for a favourite artist of yours, and you will get a list of all the playlists composed by others, of free mp3s, that contain that artist.

Webjay – Playlist Community


Halloween costumes



Halloween’s scariest children’s costumes.

Bush gives us the finger.

How strange…. and cool.


wedge from tapeop answer the question of why recorded music sounded so much better in the ‘good old days or recording”

“Here’s the bloody ironic thing — and something I’ve having a hard time drilling intp the heads of my ill-informed bandmates — that the technological limitations of the 50’s & 60’s (low track count, mostly) was actually a god-send insofaras the quality of the final product was concerned. The band was forced to play it live as much as possible, and thus, vibe, that hard-to-capture-these-days, undeniably powerful vibe, was a given on most recordings. Since technology has improved (cough) the recording process over the years — giving an amazing amount of flexibility — vibe has dwindled to the point of seeming to be a unattainable holy grail of sorts, when the answer is quite clear: play it live. Put another way, the limitations of yesteryear was actually a brilliant stew, whether intended or not, and the flexibility of today is a complex web of hard-to-fathom choices, leading to gobs of questionable music. Or, put even another way, seemingly, the 50’s & 60’s was the golden era of recording, apparently. Picasso once said that great art cannot be created unless the artist self-imposes limitations. Back then, these was no need to self-impose. Now, for f*ck’s sake, there is!.”

I agree, to a point.

How much gear did they use to make records in the 60’s?

Set to descend into Titan’s atmosphere after Christmas, the Huygens probe carries a microphone for recording any stormy weather it may encounter.

Alien Thunder :: Astrobiology Magazine :: Search for Life in the Universe

Quote of the week


“Most rock journalism is people who can’t write interviewing people who can’t talk for people who can’t read.”
-Frank Zappa.