Scott Dellamore Poop 04

Mastodon – Leviathan Isis – Panopticon Burnt by the Sun – Perfect Is the Enemy of the Good Old man gloom – Christmas Pig Destroyer – Terrifier Neurosis – The Eye of Every Storm Sunn 0))) – White 2 Tusk – Tree of No Return These Arms Are Snakes – Oxeneers or The Lion Sleeps When Its Antelope Go Home TV on the Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes Arcade Fire – Funeral Madvillain – Madvillainy Jill Scott – Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds, Vol. 2 MF Doom – MM..Food? Viktor Vaughn AKA MF Doom – Venomous Villain Handsome…


Scott Dellamore Poop 05

    Buy new or used through Amazon Orthrelm – Ov [Ipecac]     Buy new or used through Amazon Sunn O))) – Black One [Southern Lord]     Buy new or used through Amazon Pelican – The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw [Hydra Head]     Buy new or used through Amazon Kinski – Alpine Static [Sub Pop]     Buy new or used through Amazon Akron/Family & Angels of Light – Akron/Family & Angels of Light [Young God]   Earth – Hex: Or Printing in the Infernal Method [Southern Lord] Animal Collective – Feels [Fat Cat] Red Sparowes – At…


Scott Dellamore Poop 06

A list of words that spell out the patterns and sounds of two.thousand.seven A year … made better by the noise 1. Akron/Family – Love Is Simple 2. Sunn 0))) – Oracle 3. Lesbian – Power Hor 4. Bonnie Prince Billy – Ask Forgiveness 5. Pig Destroyer – Phantom Limb 6. Torche – In Return 7. Oxbow – The Narcotic Story 8. Battles – Mirrored 9. Acid Mothers Temple – Crystal Rainbow Pyramid Under The Stars 10. Jesu – Conqueror 11. Dillinger Escape Plan – Ire Works 12. Angels Of Light – We Are Him 13. Thurston Moore – Trees…


Tom Whalen Poop 06

30 TOPS – – – – 30 – casiotone for the painfully alone – etiquette (tomlab) makes the postal service sound like the telegram 29 – the thermals – the body, the blood, the machine (sub pop) makes green day sound really, really old 28 – indian jewelry – invasive exotics (monitor) doom-plated psych-rock from the bowels of the bowels 27 – grizzly bear – yellow house (warp) winner of my first annual scott dellamore album layout of the year award 26 – skygreen leopards – disciples of california (jagjaguwar) straight up heartache; another notch in the jagjag belt 25…


Tony Lopez Poop 07

   Buy new or used through Amazon The Sadies – New Seasons     Buy new or used through Amazon Les Breastfeeders – Les Matins de Grande Soirs     Buy new or used through Amazon Neil Young – Live at Massey Hall     Buy new or used through Amazon Dictators – Every Day is Saturday     Buy new or used through Amazon Southern Culture on the Skids – Countrypolitan Favorites     Buy new or used through Amazon Spoon – Ga Ga Ga     Buy new or used through Amazon The 1990’s – Cookies    …


Tom Wahlen Poop 07

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Tom Whalen Poop 05

Buy new or used through Amazon The Hold Steady – Separation Sunday (French Kiss) When I was in my early teens and first “discovering” rock n’ roll and the unique salvation it represented, all of my favorite songs and albums bled into one singular experience, a looping hits compilation of sensation and memory that was so pure, romantic and uninhibited, and one that contrasts so distinctly with the detached, exhaustingly analytical way I approach most music these days, that I have a hard time even remotely identifying with it. Years before I bogged myself down with trivia, music was a…


What "long tail"?? Most music didn’t sell a single copy in 2008

According to a study by the UK royalties agency most music didn't sell a single copy in 2008. But I’d say figures are more likely to be accurate for these items, the 13 million tracks offered for sale on the internet, rather than the notoriously prone to under-reporting LP/CD sales. So much for the long tail. (guardian.co.uk)




Let the guessing games begin…

See if you can figure what percentage of these: NPR Listeners Pick The Year’s Best Music : NPR Music CDs will be on our own PoOPlist 2008 (my bet is 75 to 80%). Depressing? Affirming? Discuss…



Techdirt: Why A Music Tax Is A Bad Idea

Techdirt: Why A Music Tax Is A Bad Idea Just as innovative businesses and musicians are working out how to make this digital music thing work, Warner Brothers wants to reward the failed business model…





Edwyn Collins

A touching piece from Edwyn Collins, post-stroke. My feathered friends (Guardian UK) “A stroke left musician Edwyn Collins unable to walk, read or write. Three years on, he’s back with his band. And it’s all thanks to these birds.”