Category Archives: Musicality

Come To Daddy

You might need some kind of mindcleaner after this… however… it might just be good for you. An oldie, but a goodie, from my homeboy Aphex Twin. Related Posts:Amazing Musical Video HackeryA Capella Molto BellaCommodore SID examples #1How Not To … Continue reading

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Unix and The Baha Men

I was at a children’s birthday party, over the weekend, and they played a kiddified version of the song, “Who Let The Dogs Out?”. I was reminded that I occasionally hear unix commands in music. This song had a significant … Continue reading

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Whitney the Wrathful

Whitney Houston is only a decade older than me, but that really seems like a lifetime in some ways. We have a different philosophy in life. I’m not particularly suspicious of people’s motives. Perhaps I’m naïve, but I tend to … Continue reading

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Amazing Musical Video Hackery

This requires little in the way of explanation other than to say that what people are doing with video editing and youtube clips is positively amazing. Related Posts:Come To DaddyA Capella Molto BellaCommodore SID examples #1How Not To Play AC/DC’s … Continue reading

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Ciara needs to hang around with different boys

So, I was listening to Ciara’s hateful misandristic epic, “Like A Boy”, and I realized that if that is her idea of how boys behave, she needs to hang around with different boys. What’s the deal… she calls them and … Continue reading

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A Capella Molto Bella

The human voice can totally blow one’s mind. Back in the day, beatboxing was a common way of adding a sound using one’s voice. Here’s my homie, The Human Beat Box, with The Fat Boys in the early 80s. Related … Continue reading

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The Waitresses will never get a tip from me

Why did these folks form a band? I know they’re new wave, but every song I’ve heard from them annoys me. “I know what boys like…” I mean, really… do boys like them? They also have a Christmas song that … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk: Radioactivity

I am on a real Kraftwerk kick. Here is another song of theirs that references various nuclear disasters. Harrisburg was “3 Mile Island” and “Sellafield” is a massive British nuclear processing facility that has had several major leaks. Kraftwerk: The … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk: We are the Robots

Kraftwerk will always have a special place in my heart. My youngest son wanted robots and music, so I introduced him to this classic standard. Related Posts:Kraftwerk: Radioactivity

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Early Computer Audio

Audio used to be easy. I remember programming the 6-bit DAC on the Tandy Color Computer in 6809 Assembler, and thinking… there’s nothing to this. I then learned to program the Commodore SID chip. It introduced me to concepts like … Continue reading

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