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Category Archives: music

Are We There Yet? Dave Brockie Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Dave Brockie: On the old site I used to have this thing called “Stupid,” and damned if it wasn’t one of the more popular pages. The idea was this: for a year straight I would catalog every single act of stupidity I committed. Hopefully I […]

Trevor Blake: I Have Met the Enemy

I begin with a tale sure to embarrass myself, thus winning you to my cause. In 1984 I was listening to experimental music to the exclusion of all other music. Rhythms not produced by machinery were not part of my sonic diet, and songs had to mean something (or at least be mean) to gain […]

Trevor Blake: Sleepchamber Soundtrax

Trevor Blake: Sleepchamber Soundtrax.  Digital image, 2009.  Commissioned (and rejected) art work for the CD Sleepchamber Soundtracks, published in a DVD case.  Previously unpublished.  Much more information at

The Old Silverback Hour – Pedicab Stridency

New episode of The Old Silverback Hour! One full hour of variety in the popular music genre. Originally broadcast over the experimental HEER-ZUM radio network on or about the week of April 1st 1927. Fans of old time radio will enjoy this offering. Restored from the original 13-inch Armed Forces Network discs. Featuring the dulcet […]

The Old Silverback Hour

If you’re fortunate enough to have visited me in my very home, you will surely have learned by now that more than anything else I listen to jazz from the 1920s and 1930s. Night and day, my friend. Now you can have that very self-same experience in your own home, by listening via podcast to […]