Sunday, July 29, 2012

Computer down...flashback time...

Karma finally got me, picked up a virus. Get stuck at the log in screen perpetually. Guy at work can hopefully resurrect it or at least save the contents of the HD. 

In the meantime, I was trying to find some videos to upload hearkening back to a local video channel through which I discovered Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, Toni Childs, Smashing Pumpkins and Luka Bloom.

For each one of these I sat mesmerized, transfixed, unable to take my eyes off the screen.

To date myself a little I bought each of these on cassette.  Had a loud system in my car then (a bit heavy on the treble) and, well, vinyl wasn't very portable.  Just gave my nephew my original issue Smashing Pumpkins Gish cassette (he didn't know how to put it back in the case after he opened it).  To date myself a little further I remember when MTV first came on the air (they played music then).  

Nine Inch Nails: Head Like a Hole (Remastered) from Nine Inch Nails on Vimeo.

TONI CHILDS - Don't Walk Away by Thander

Ministry - Stigmata by Ministry-Official

The Smashing Pumpkins - I Am One by TheSmashingPumpkins-Official

Luka Bloom - I Need Love on MUZU.TV.

Anyhow, without collapsing into sappy sentimentality on days gone by I found Luka Bloom's album The Acoustic Motorbike where I had originally posted it on on this blog. 

It was posted in September of 2009 (been at this awhile...). 150 posts in that month! If you're interested, go back in time and visit. Not sure how many links are still up. Lots of changes since that time. 

 Hope to be back in business soon...

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The Hit List

Most of these are available but in lower quality rips.  They've been floating around for a long time. Better than nothing but still...

There's a donation button on the left if interested.  Or, if anyone happens to have better rip rates or even the physical medium available, feel free to share or, if reasonably priced, sell.

Update: down to two at the moment. The previous list has been dwindled down due to generous folks and some substantial investments which may eventually see the light of day here.

Secrets of Zen (Japanese Chillout Vol. 1)  (2006)

Currently available only as a v2 VBR rip.

Last sold on April 24, 2012 - $27.86 average

Worth 9 GB


Salt Tank - The 4th Way (2000)

Currently unavailable on the web.

No sales history.

Worth 45.08 GB


Saturday, July 7, 2012

Capt. Kowatchi ‎– The Conference Of The Birds (1997)

Been after this one for a while...finally broke down and got it.

Stumbled across his name on several of the Land of Baboon compilations and was always intrigued.

The title was intriguing as well because I went through a long period of interest in Sufism and The Conference of the Birds is a well known book by Farid al-Din Attar (thus the mystical vibe).

Scratched that itch...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Mazh - Till It's Gone (2012)

Special treat for everyone, show some love!

Please place a vote in the poll on the left.  Curious to hear some feedback.

All lyrics written by and vocals (main, background and harmony) performed by... daughter.

With assistance on the keyboards and production from her producer.

Check it (plays well loud).