Offset Needle Radius Vs. nickname: Rebel

Offset Needle Radius Vs. nickname: Rebel

New digital LP and Video available now. CD edition available from Amazon. Vinyl release available later in 2010 on Wow Cool. Recorded in Kittery, Maine. January, 2009. Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk. Portland, Oregon. Side 1 – Inspector’s Test mixed by Offset Needle Radius. Side 2...

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Aligned, balanced and in rotation

Been a long time since I’ve seen a Stevenson Arc Protractor. But I might need something like it for that new SL-1200 I’ll be buying with that growth stimulus pork that congress will be handing me. Today’s Cool Tools points to the super useful vinylengine | The Home of the...

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The Comics Industry – What they said…

I used to work in comic books for a pretty long time. Eventually I got well sick of it and got out. Recently I’ve given up on working in advertising too. For a brief while I looked back on comics and dabbled around a little bit in its funny little world. I still didn’t like

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Celebrate PI Day with nickname: Rebel

Celebrate PI Day with nickname: Rebel

Ouroboros by nickname: Rebel Wow Cool is celebrating PI Day with the release of Ouroboros, the debut single and accompanying video from nickname: Rebel. The ancient symbol of a snake devouring its own tail is represented here by throwing an aggressive repetitive 5/4 jazz beat against blaring...

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New Scientific Maps Album – Free Download

New Scientific Maps Album – Free Download

Former nickname: Rebel champion all-’rounder Aaron Smith has been busy. He spent most of February writing and recording an entire album titled ‘hold on whoever you are’. Almost thirty minutes of brand new songs. It was all for the RPM Challenge , where you’re meant to record an album in 28...

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Seeds of Change pwned by Safeway

Seeds of Change pwned by Safeway

Re-useable shopping bag for sale at a Safeway supermarket in California. I’ll be honest, I don’t mind the chance to dump on organic seed supplier Seeds of Change since they have sold their address list to tons of crap-ass gardening-related companies who love to spam me. Since they...

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Phantom Brain Exchange Paper Program

Phantom Brain Exchange Paper Program

Check out the coolest broadsheet in the northeast! Phantom Brain Exchange Paper Program – Free! Online! Features a couple illustrations by teh yrs truly. To get a physical copy, you need to make your way up to Turners Falls, MA. The next one is March 25, 2009. Montague Phantom Brain...

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Why We Do This 3: Ron Ashton

Why We Do This 3: Ron Ashton

Ron Ashton invented punk rock. Ron was very close to the Brown Cuts Neighbors’ family, and he is greatly missed. I hosted the web site for one of his later bands a few years ago… I’ve tried for a few weeks now to think of something to say about his passing, but I am at

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Analog TV Bye Bye false start

Analog TV Bye Bye false start

Bruce Sterling’s Eulogy for Analog TV from The Long Now Foundation on Vimeo. Here’s what Bruce Sterling has to say. More info at the UC Berkeley Funeral for Analog TV page (an event I totally failed to attend yesterday). Many channels did stop their regular analog broadcast...

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