Halloween Candy Code →
bg5000: Like Hobo Code but, you know, for kids. I love the one for Werther’s Originals.
Last Monday’s Other Music show on East Village Radio is especially good.
November Mix →
postpunk: I got a little antsy, so I made the November mix a little early. I don’t know how you go about making mixes, but I usually start with beginning and ending tracks and then fill in little overlapping/interlaced suites throughout the mix. The general order of this mix is something like American Indie/Mutant Disco/Classic Postpunk followed by New Wave/Postcard Indie Pop/Dream Pop. The last...
Message from the Law by Sic Alps from WFMU’s...
Sam McPheeters hilars photostream vs. dark and rainy Tuesday in October.
Second date by OCS
I’ve slowly been working my way through that collection of Kenneth Anger films that came out last year. Amazing! But my fave so far is the music some dude named Jonathan Halper did for the Puce Moment short.
Jane Nithrow freestyle from Dirty Harry’s...
On Saturday, I took high school bff/hippie Copenhagen around the East Village. We stopped at East Village Books and I got all three of these for less than $10. Total score! They also have some great rare books as well.
I Was Young When I Left Home by Bob Dylan
“Back in the 1970s and ’80s, Chicago street gangs passed these business cards throughout the city and in high schools.”
Raised Eyebrows by the Feelies from Crazy Rhythms
New Dragging an Ox through Water 12” is out!
the Leopard and the Lion, Cat Power
brine: Let’s go to the taco bank i need to make a withdrawal.
Wild Private by Christine 23 Onna off of Acid...
The lit mag my dear Amy Sly art directs for started a blog. This is it. Their third issue just came out; you can pick up a copy at St. Marks Bookshop, my favorite place for magazines now that Niko’s has closed.
Paper Rad’s P-unit mixtape on Ubuweb: the remix to the rainbow seizure.
Atomic Bongos, from Lydia Lunch’s Queen of...
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like being a librarian in a Washington State prison.
These 16-year-olds are blowing my mind. Check out the bike specs and playlists too.
I visited the zine library at ABC No Rio today and talked with one of the volunteers about the facility for a school project. It was rad and inspiring.
When I go into my kitchen after dark, I flip on the light and then wait five minutes before going in, that way all the roaches have time to hide.