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Make Believe Mailer 43: Animation Domination

I had food poisoning this week (always cook yakiniku well, folks), meaning I spent the majority of the last few days lying on the floor. Unable to move or think properly, I opted to spend this down time…

16 Jun 2022
Make Believe Mailer by Patrick St. Michel
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Oh shit it's been five days!!!

What have I even been DOING since the last post?! Some tabletop gaming art I guess, and some toy/figure design stuff, but mostly I have no idea why it’s taken me this long to update again. I always feel…

29 Jun 2022
BARF by Sophie Campbell
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Spotify Rolls Out 'Supergrouper,' Karaoke Mode

Spotify is launching a new “Supergrouper” in-app feature that lets you create a supergroup consisting of up to five artists. After you create and name your group, Spotify will curate a playlist of songs…

28 Jun 2022
Spotify Newsletter by Spotify Newsletter
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Queen, AC/DC, Metallica

Metallica 2004 📸: James Minchin III, Metallica.com In this issue: The Top 25 Best Selling Hard Rock, Metal, and Punk(ish) Artists of All-Time, factoring in traditional album sales, streaming equivalent…

28 Jun 2022
Stream N' Destroy by Ryan J. Downey / PopCurse
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Angels, Demons, and Mud

This past weekend, the Glastonbury festival came back alive after a long pandemic hiatus. I wasn’t there because of a big family birthday celebration (that was canceled last minute because of Covid) but…

28 Jun 2022
The Signal From David Katznelson by David Katznelson
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Espiral: Mulheres grandes

A divina Karen O. - YYY - no Primavera Sound 2022. Foto: Eric Pamies Trilha sonora para a leitura dessa newsletter: uma prévia do álbum “Spirit Exits”, da compositora italiana Caterina Barbieri, que será…

28 Jun 2022
Espiral by Lalai Persson by Lalai Persson
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Here is the music I am listening to this week #8

A special edition of Here is the music I am listening to this week, um, this week. Because I’m in Italy. So it’s Here is the music I am listening to as I heavily perspire and look at old churches, really…

Beyoncé and Drake Aren't Reviving Anything

Over the weekend, I finished a book called Sellout: The Major-Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (1994–2007). Released last year and written by Dan Ozzi, it spotlights 11 different…

28 Jun 2022
First Floor by Shawn Reynaldo
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#602 — Orca 小伙鲸

Yesterday, I saw three orcas, from Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. They were chasing a stingray. I was surprised how close they were swimming to the shore. The locals told me that it was rare to see…

28 Jun 2022
Wu Fei's Music Daily by Wu Fei 吴非
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'Overserved' Dedication: Margaret Moser

So many of my favorite people have passed on, but I miss Margaret the most. Oh, we feuded, but there are some things that only she and I would find funny- and we’d fall down laughing. We both had Rollo…

28 Jun 2022
Michael Corcoran's Overserved by michaelcorcoran
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QUINCY JONES PRE-THRILLER

In the spirng of 1982 I got an assignment from Musician magazine to go to Los Angeles and interview Quincy Jones. It was one of my first major gigs for what was then a very respected music driven magazine…

27 Jun 2022
The Nelson George Mixtape by Nelson George
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🤯 Glastonbury 2022 ¿El mejor festival del año?

El Festival Glastonbury regresó luego de tres años de ausencia con un monumental lineup que incluyó desde una emotiva presentación de Paul McCartney con Dave Grohl hasta una reafirmación del gran momento…

27 Jun 2022
Tutti Frutti x Sopitas by Tutti Frutti Podcast
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Green Day's Billie Joe renounces his US citizenship

Yo-yo-yo-yo-yoooo, how was your weekend? I spent most of mine packing. Moving to a new house this week, so things are about to get hairy schedule-wise. In this week’s newsletter: Billie Joe Armstrong renounces…

27 Jun 2022
The Jesea Lee Show by Jesea Lee
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C Squared news round-up

Hello! We’re still backed up on doing new podcast episodes, but hopefully that changes soon. We’ve had a lot going on at C Squared so the podcast has unfortunately taken a bit of a backseat over the last…

27 Jun 2022
C Squared Newsletter by Csquared Music
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The Hot Mess of Fair Use for Music Educators

I’ve been writing about music for decades, but I still can’t tell you when I can share part of a song for educational purposes. This isn’t because I’m lazy or stupid. The plain truth is nobody can answer…

27 Jun 2022
The Honest Broker by Ted Gioia
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Chit-Chat Check-In #38: It's Never Over

I Hate.. 1. Samuel Alito 2. Clarence Thomas 3. Brett Kavanaugh 4. Neil Gorsuch 5. Amy Coney Barrett 6. John Roberts My wife made these. Rage crafting lives. | Photo credit: Susie Tweedy Now that that’s…

27 Jun 2022
Starship Casual by Jeff Tweedy | Starship Casual
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Can Someone Learn For Me?

Sara, Even though I love to perform, rehearsing is my kryptonite. A few years ago, I played guitar for Sofia for the first time even though we’d been together nearly 5 years at that point. You and I were…

27 Jun 2022
I Think We're Alone Now by Tegan and Sara Quin
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Tucson Musical Journey #1

This is post number one about some of the musicians and bands I’ve been involved with since moving to Tucson in 1989, in no particular order. I’ve been extremely fortunate to have landed work with the…

27 Jun 2022
Tales From the Homestead by Gary Mackender
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#27.1: "You wouldn't be here if it wasn't for our kind"

I have a few favorite genres of band names: the patently ludicrous (Happy Mothers Day I Can’t Read), metal bands trying to sound dark but just looking silly (Fecal Corpse), and stridently queer (Grudgepacker…

27 Jun 2022
Band Name Bureau by Kyle Ryan
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