Monday, November 19, 2012

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Geek Gear: Doctor Who ‘We Were Framed’ Shirt

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 05:00 AM PST

Doctor Who We Were Framed Shirt

The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at TeeFury today is a Doctor Who-themed shirt called "We Were Framed" by onebluebird.

The sale began at Teefury today, Monday, November 19, at midnight EST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it's over, it will not be sold on the site for $10 anymore, though it might continue into the next day for $13 (look for the After Hours bar at the top). [...]

$5 MP3 Album Deal: Joy Division ‘The Best of Joy Division’

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 12:00 PM PST

As part of Amazon’s monthly $5 MP3 album deals for November 2012, Joy Division‘s The Best of Joy Division is on sale for only $5. For a band that only existed for four years and recorded two full studio albums, Joy Division's music has had a lasting influence on fans and musicians alike. Released in [...]

Music Review: Tom Waits ‘Bad As Me’

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 10:42 AM PST

Tom Waits: Bad As Me

Bad As Me Deluxe CD | CD | MP3
Tom Waits
Release Date: November 2011

In a time of austerity and defunct pop music, Bad As Me came along and cuts through like a bread knife into stale society and bamboozles it into actual listenable audio lunacy.

Tom Waits knew about current society, too - the pre-release trailer videos hinted towards in the rusted out Volks Beetle he resides to promote what to expect and he had to trust that his musical genius was not leaked out – by presenting the vignettes of his tracks for us to enjoy beforehand, especially utilising the preemptive strike listening party...

In his twenty-odd album career, Waits is nowhere near slowing down. His contemporaries may have retired themselves to stagnant acoustics and vegas-showroom residencies, but Waits continues with his sideways view of America, new and busted, reinventing himself yet again in what could be considered another prime-time of his life album. But no, in a reversal of the Madonna reinvention, Tom Waits has traversed all eras in his career to produce this, a homage, a love letter, a modern masterpiece [...]

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