Album Review: Melissa Ferrick, “Still Right Here”

Melissa Ferrick

Editors note: this article is part 1 of a 3 part series reviewing indie record label MPress Records’ 2011 catalogue.  Full disclosure: the author of this review is “twitter friends” with various employees on the MPress staff. In the endless universe of recorded music, there are two galaxies that exist in close proximity to one … Continue reading

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All In: Turntable.fm

Have you heard of turntable.fmyet?  It’s a really cool concept — you make a little avatar and hang out in a digital room listening to real music with your real friends (who also have cool little avatars.)  You can take your turn spinning some tunes (deciding what song comes on next) or just hang out … Continue reading

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What is Spotify?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably already heard about Spotify. Maybe you even have an idea of what it is, but you still don’t REALLY get it. Why should you use Spotify over other services? What does it even do exactly? Well, I suggest you watch this sweet little animation they put together to … Continue reading

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Review: Google Music

Long ago, before the clouds began forming above the computing landscape, and the music industry was all a twitter with talk of joining said clouds, there was a legend that circulated through the interwebs and past my open ears. That legend was of the coming of Google music.For what feels like years, but in reality … Continue reading

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Great Expectations: What Happened To Weezer

Weezer has recently begun playing a cover of Radiohead’s classic track off of OK Computer, “Paranoid Android,” at live performances.  Below is a clip of Weezer performing the new cover in the studio. In case you didn’t have time to watch the video, I’ll just tell you about it. How did Weezer do covering Radiohead’s … Continue reading

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The Fever Is Coming

The Fiever

We all know the world is a mess.  It has been for some time now.  The political situation in the middle east is a nightmare.  China is on the rise, and America is insecure about its own place in the world, no longer being the global hegemonic force it once was.  There are natural disasters … Continue reading

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From “Glee”ful to Dreadful

I think I’m going to convince the moderators of this blog to let me start a “What the &!$#” column each week. Of course this is an unofficial announcement, but consider this post on “Glee” my first entry. First, I should admit that I, Alexandra, was a “gleek” during the first season. The plot was … Continue reading

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A New Era Of Digital Drugs

It may not have biological consequences like traditional narcotics, but a new genre of drugs are raising concerns in Oklahoma – teens are getting digitally high by downloading audio tracks designed to stimulate the brain into trips from desired drugs. I-Doser offers audio trips that simulate the intoxicated states caused by Marijuana, LSD, and Peyote. … Continue reading

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