Hello. The Shop Appears to be Open

Yes. The Wow Cool shop has finally re-opened. I guess you could call this a beta stage. Some products are not on there yet. Some art is either fuzzy or squashed. But, otherwise, everything should work just fine. Currently shipping is strictly via USPS Priority Mail. Feedback is appreciated.

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Food For Witches – New from Scientific Maps

Food For Witches – New from Scientific Maps

Scientific Maps have unleashed their new record Food For Witches on the world. It is available now on iTunes. Cover art by book cover design genius and SM drummer Philip Pascuzzo. Driving force by former nickname: Rebel man Aaron Smith. On the B3nson Recording label. The release party will be...

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The Strange World of Maxwell Maltz

The Strange World of Maxwell Maltz

By John Culhane. This is a documentary about the famous plastic surgeon Maxwell Maltz. He wrote plays which included himself as one of the characters. He was also a best selling author of the book Psycho-Cybernetics which came out in 1966. The book dealt with self-image psychology. His work...

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Record Store Day 2010 is GO!

Record Store Day 2010 is GO!

Somewhere in the world, Record Store Day has already begun as I write this. I’ve still got about a dozen hours until it gets going here. Pitchfork has a very fine guide to the event(s). Bob Gamber of Monterey’s Vinyl Revolution, A Truly Unique Record Store Providing The Monterey Bay...

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2010 NYU MFA Closing Performances

You will enjoy this: The closing performances of the 1st group NYU MFA thesis show at 80WSE. Monday, April 19, 2010 6:00pm – 8:00pm 80 Washington Square East, NYC Jason Martin wolf vs dog wrestling match 6pm in the back room O grande Amor Finale with Jennie Hagevik Bringaker and very...

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I Need That Record! Indie Record Store Documentary

I Need That Record! Indie Record Store Documentary

Record Store Day is this Saturday. 3,000 Indie record stores have closed in the US in the last decade. “I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store” by guerrilla filmmaker Brendan Toller features interviews with Thurston Moore, Ian MacKaye, Noam...

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Go Get: The Yes Men Fix the World DVD

Go Get: The Yes Men Fix the World DVD

Go buy one of these babies right now and share with all your friends. THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD is a screwball true story about two gonzo political activists who, posing as top executives of giant corporations, lie their way into big business conferences and pull off the world’s most...

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And this is interesting… Part 1

And this is interesting… Part 1

or, I swear, I shall close every last one of these tabs. Sorry it’s been slow blog lately. A casual look around reveals that most others are even lazier. Anyway. Been very busy getting a record out to press, a 2011 calendar started and getting a front yard garden put in. More on all that...

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Jason Martin – French Poodle

Jason Martin – French Poodle

New video from Jason Martin. Jason will be performing live and exhibiting at the NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition 2010. The opening reception is Tuesday, March 6, 2010 Jason’s artist page on the exhibit site. Coverage of the show in the New Yorker. Word has it that France’s First Lady Carla...

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Stephen Fry on Language

Stephen Fry on Language

While assembling the accounts and inventories of the past year that the IRS wants for some reason or other, I have spent an excessive amount of that time with a TV on. I have gone through an incredible number of season box sets and the like. After finishing Season Two of House M.D. I thought

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Weirdo Records

Weirdo Records

Record Store Day is just two weeks away! We’re starting the countdown with this awesome stop-motion spot by Linda Aubry Bullock for Cambridge’s Weirdo Records.

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Bits and Bobs – Real quick Version

NEWAVE Minicomix brick gets rave review from The Onion’s AV Club Strotter Inst. and Offset Needle Radius Vs. birdorgan will be playing next Friday, April 2 at 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA Steve Goodman’s (AKA Kode9) Sonic Warfare book, which was written about here previously, now has a...

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No One Knows About Persian Cats

No One Knows About Persian Cats

Bahman Ghobadi, the director of the movie “No One Knows About Persian Cats” says why every one can watch his movie without paying for it, while his movies are banned in Iran. He asks people to support anyone working for underground music like the children in the movie. If it’s...

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fognozzle says goodnight

fognozzle says goodnight

fognozzle, the noise act I was part of in the mid-90s with Mister Pete Von Petrin, that was relaunched solo a couple years ago by Pete has announced it’s retirement. Following is the statement released today on facebook: Crawling back into my hole. Attached is a link to a free download the...

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