Marijuana Deathsquads — Tamper, Disable, Destroy

16 09 2012

Artist: Marijuana Deathsquads

Album: Tamper, Disable, Destroy

Genre: Indie Rock/Experimental Hip-Hop

Year: 2012

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WHY? — Sod In The Seed EP

13 08 2012

Artist: WHY?

Album: Sod In The Seed EP

Genre: Indie Rock/Experimental Hip-Hop

Year: 2012

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Spiritualized — Sweet Heart Sweet Light

14 05 2012

Artist: Spiritualized

Album: Sweet Hear

Genre: Shoegaze

Year: 2012

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UCSB Word Cloud

5 04 2012

Hey all, I’m not sure if this has been made apparent but I attend UC Santa Barbara, one of the most unfortunately beautiful universities in the United States.  Why unfortunate?  Well, Isla Vista’s combination of an ajacent beach and nice enough weather for dudes to wear tanks is like flypaper for douchebags.  I’ve spent many hours trudging through the mass of faded partygoers that is IV, and consequently, have wallowed through enough dry conversation to desiccate my ears into flakey masses of withered skin.  Here is my mock word cloud of any given conversation that occurs between any given number of UCSB students.

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Andrew Jackson Jihad — Knife Man

26 10 2011

Artist: Andrew Jackson Jihad

Album: Knife Man

Genre: Folk Punk

Year: 2011

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Mattiesko Investigates: Recorders are a Good Instrument

19 08 2011

So if there’s one thing I care about in my superficial sham of a life, it’s my reputation as a nice guy.  So imagine my surprise when my mother challenged my reputation as a totally nice guy, on the grounds that it was dick of me to re-gift my dinky awesome recorder to my sister for Christmas II.  Christmas II is the special bonus Christmas we have in June to accommodate for my family’s moral objections to Easter.  My mom said recorders suck and are shitty instruments, and the only response my beleaguered brain could deliver in return was “no way Mom fuck you recorders are awesome.”  Now that I’ve had some time to return to emotional zen by spinning some Nick Drake and burning some nag champa incense in my tranquility cubby, I’ve decided that the most mature thing to do in this situation would be to address my personal issue indirectly through a blog where I can openly attack my mom’s opinion of recorders without a way for her to provide an adequate defense for her standpoint on this polarizing issue.  Thusly, I’ve prepared a number of points as to why I so feel so passionately pro-recorder.

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Touché Amoré — Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me

19 07 2011

Artist: Touché Amoré

Album: Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me

Genre: Post-Hardcore

Year: 2011

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