are a Perth band whose videos for the fuzzed out pop songs Telecom
(NSFW language) use found footage to invoke and skewer a sense of nostalgic Australiana.
a series of mixes intended for listening to while programming to aid concentration and increase productivity (also compatible with other activities). [more inside]
"Call me nuts, but I find extraordinarily endearing the improbable blend of country music traditionalism and tastefully restrained space-age guitar pyrotechnics that can be heard in these tunes." Yes, friends, the fine folks at WFMU are back with the long-awaited 2nd installment of the tasty and wonderful Country Fuzz Spectacular
! [more inside]
You know that guitar sound at the start of "Touch Me I'm Sick"
? Or when Keith plays the big riff in "Satisfaction"
? That's fuzz.
I love fuzz, and I was very happy to stumble across this fine documentary about fuzz pedals and their makers.
, Part 2
, Part 3
, Part 4
, Part 5
, Part 7
, Part 8
Should be enough there to sustain your interest for a while...
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
was released 10 years ago today. Happy Neutral Milk Hotel day. [more inside]