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U2 Who Knew?

I’ve never been a big U2 fan. I think I bought “The Unforgettable Fire” and never really went back to them. Along the way there have been a number of their songs that I liked a lot, but being U2, it was unnecessary to actually acquire a personal copy. Their music is on the radio […]

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Jumping on the Dubstep Bandwagon, 5 Years Late….

I don’t claim to be an expert on Dubstep. I’m not British for one thing, and my taste runs to stuff that really isn’t in the clubbing Dubstep comfort zone. What I like about Dubstep is its heritage twice or thrice removed from Jamaican Dub, its re-purposing of the 2 step shuffle from UK Garage, […]

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Pluggo gratification

Well it took 4 days, but my shiny new Pluggo is authorized. In honor of this I put together a sort of fake techno jam: [audio:http://cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-Pluggotest.mp3] Pluggo Test All sounds are from Pluggo Instruments — Analog Drums, Analog Percussion, Deep Bass, Additive Heaven. Pluggo FX are Feeback Network and Chamberverb. Other than that I used […]

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The Joy Formidable’s Entire New Album For Free

The Joy Formidable’s Entire New Album For Free on NME.COM I’ve been reading about these guys on Idolator, and I reallly think they’re a wonderful band.  They have that neo-Shoegazer thing going on, but they also write interesting songs and perform them with great verve and charm.  I’d say right up the alley of anyone […]

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SO FAR SO SO: Retrospective 1995-2005

I’ve been meaning to do this for some time, so here goes. This is a collection of unreleased songs from my back catalog. There’s all sorts of genres represented, but in choosing the tracks, I tried to pick songs that were the best example of I was doing at any given time. I haven’t dated […]