Author Archives: dowkstar

Detektivbyrån

“The Detective Agency,” as they would be called in the States, put out their first album in 2008, Wermland, and I have to say I’m a big, big fan. The first time I heard Detektivbyrån, I thought I was listening to something … Continue reading

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Go Megatron!

This is prrrrrretty awesome!  I didn’t realize I was this late to the Your Favorite Martin club, but no matter.  This guy has been pushing out some pretty interesting songs, with accompanying animation, for the past month or so.  While he’s … Continue reading

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Appropriately Named Song

    This song is certifiably badass, and it takes me back to about a year ago, when I up and quit my job – honestly for no real reason other than I was sick of the internal politics.  I … Continue reading

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>Café est très importante

>Getting locked out of my apartment last night – due in large part to my own forgetfulness and partially an apartment manager lacking in the awesome category – caused me to spend the the night at Grant’s place.  The irony … Continue reading

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>Lucidity in Dreaming

> Lucid dreaming, for those of you that haven’t seen Inception yet (highly recommended) is a dream where you are aware you are dreaming.  Most often, a person has no mental ability to recognize a dream state while they are … Continue reading

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>’Item that Explodes’ Remix

> The last time I was in SF was over Thanksgiving 2010, Bruno Mars’ Grenade was literally blowing up the radio everywheres (srsly, James’ radio was in shambles and Weezy almost took some shrapnel to the eye).   Well, now … Continue reading

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>Pretty Lights are Pretty

>Carls and I were up in Tahoe this past weekend, celebrating her birthday, skiing and meeting her crazy (but generally cool) winter cabinmates.  The two of us were enjoying some pisco sours and discussing all things music when we came … Continue reading

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>Givers and (Show) Takers

>Oddly enough, last night was my first show of 2011, but it certainly did not disappoint!  I went with two of my bestest concert buds, Tron and the Felarcanator.  Was also supposed to meet up with the roomie, but we … Continue reading

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>Byooooom!

> I am in a prettttty awesome mood right now.  It’s only 1030am and I’ve had quite a productive morning.  Drafting operating agreements, setting up LLCs, and jamming out to some solid tracks.  One of these tracks has been Treatment … Continue reading

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>2011 Coachella Lineup Released!

> Joshua Tree Park Sunset the night before 2010 Coachella  Coachella has released their lineup for this year’s festival.  It looks pretty sick, with a shit ton of bands that weren’t at either ACL or Squatch last year.  While Saturday … Continue reading

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