Dance, Jonathan Coulton, Dance

Correspondent Matt May points me to the Jonathan Coulton webpage after I played one of his songs recently. That page rocks, and he has a bunch of songs online, including… Correspondent Matt May points me to the Jonathan Coulton webpage after I played one of his songs recently. That page rocks, and he has a […]

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Nathan Sheppard

Band of the Day! Man, I haven’t done one of these in ages. Today the lucky winner is Nathan Sheppard. He has a page with songs available at Garageband.com. Most… Band of the Day! Man, I haven’t done one of these in ages. Today the lucky winner is Nathan Sheppard. He has a page with […]

Old Crow Medicine Show

Band of the Day! They’ve been playing the hell out of this band on World Cafe, a five piece from Nashville TN called Old Crow Medicine Show. The song they’ve… Band of the Day! They’ve been playing the hell out of this band on World Cafe, a five piece from Nashville TN called Old Crow […]

The Siderunners

I mentioned them in the previous post and I realized that I never made The Siderunners a band of the day, even though I’ve been listening the hell out of… I mentioned them in the previous post and I realized that I never made The Siderunners a band of the day, even though I’ve been […]

Grace Braun and DQE

This band would have been a BOTD years ago except for the lack of a website and downloadable audio. Well, all that is fixed now. There is now a website… This band would have been a BOTD years ago except for the lack of a website and downloadable audio. Well, all that is fixed now. […]

The Secret Machines

Last night watching Sound Opinions, they talked about a band called The Secret Machines. Their description was of psychedelic Pink Floyd or early Flaming Lips. Well, I checked out their… Last night watching Sound Opinions, they talked about a band called The Secret Machines. Their description was of psychedelic Pink Floyd or early Flaming Lips. […]

Otis Fodder

Band of the Day! Today it is Otis Fodder. I first heard him on the awesome Two Zombies Later compilation album from Comfort Stand. Now he has a whole album… Band of the Day! Today it is Otis Fodder. I first heard him on the awesome Two Zombies Later compilation album from Comfort Stand. Now […]

All One Surface

Band of the Day! Today the band is All One Surface, which MP3s helpfully available in a side rail right from the front page. I read about these guys first… Band of the Day! Today the band is All One Surface, which MP3s helpfully available in a side rail right from the front page. I […]

Joe Firstman

Band of the day! In one of my saved World Cafe episodes, the in-studio guest was this guy I had never heard of before, Joe Firstman. He’s got streamable (not… Band of the day! In one of my saved World Cafe episodes, the in-studio guest was this guy I had never heard of before, Joe […]

Hamburglers

Without a doubt, this is the weirdest Band of the Day yet. I stumbled across this by accident on Feedster, it is the Hamburglers. There is an album’s worth of… Without a doubt, this is the weirdest Band of the Day yet. I stumbled across this by accident on Feedster, it is the Hamburglers. There […]

Kevin Johansen

Band of the Day! I heard this guy earlier today on The World Cafe, with a tune that was striking enough that I backed up iTunes to catch the name… Band of the Day! I heard this guy earlier today on The World Cafe, with a tune that was striking enough that I backed up […]

Alto 45

Via Warren Ellis I found out about Alto 45. I know nothing more about this band than their bio on the website and some downloadable MP3. I’ve listened to a… Via Warren Ellis I found out about Alto 45. I know nothing more about this band than their bio on the website and some downloadable […]

Continental Drifters

Band of the Day! This time it is a band we used to see frequently in Louisiana, the Continental Drifters. They don’t have any songs easily downloadable, but they do… Band of the Day! This time it is a band we used to see frequently in Louisiana, the Continental Drifters. They don’t have any songs […]

Daily life

I didn’t get to see Game 4. For some reason I was sure it was later, and we were experiencing the joy of furniture shopping in Schaumburg while it was… I didn’t get to see Game 4. For some reason I was sure it was later, and we were experiencing the joy of furniture shopping […]

Subversion

No, not the kind you are thinking of. It’s an upstart source control management system that is intended to address some of the shortcomings of the stolid, ubiquitous but aging… No, not the kind you are thinking of. It’s an upstart source control management system that is intended to address some of the shortcomings of […]

CJUG again

The CJUG meeting was pretty good. I was fretting some about getting there, but as it turned out taking the Metra was pretty plush, fairly fast, and took me across… The CJUG meeting was pretty good. I was fretting some about getting there, but as it turned out taking the Metra was pretty plush, fairly […]

For My Next Trick, I’ll Need a Volunteer

Warren Zevon lyric of the day, from “For My Next Trick I’ll Need a Volunteer”: I can saw a woman in two But you won’t want to look in the… Warren Zevon lyric of the day, from “For My Next Trick I’ll Need a Volunteer”: I can saw a woman in two But you won’t […]

Chuck P Interview

Here’s an interesting interview with Chuck Palahniuk from some weblog – not exactly sure what credentials this person has and whether this inteview was for the weblog or something else…. Here’s an interesting interview with Chuck Palahniuk from some weblog – not exactly sure what credentials this person has and whether this inteview was for […]

How to Give Away MP3s

Since my band of the day thing is all about bands from whom you can download officially sanctioned songs, I thought I’d give a suggestion to every musician/band/record label that… Since my band of the day thing is all about bands from whom you can download officially sanctioned songs, I thought I’d give a suggestion […]

East River Pipe

Band of the day! I saw this one on Die Puny Humans, a one man electronica outfilt called East River Pipe. I’m not such a huge fan of electronica, but… Band of the day! I saw this one on Die Puny Humans, a one man electronica outfilt called East River Pipe. I’m not such a […]

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