Monday, June 30, 2008

Some Karma

Basement + guitar + Ohio rain + power outage = ruined guitar

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

What Is The Matter With Me

I admit it (the first step is admitting you have a problem); I've had a secret love affair with (and undying passion for) tragically sentimental (but genius) pop music created by almostwere's and nevertobe's, bands like The La's. I need a 12-step program and a weekly meeting.

"Hello, my name is Eric and listen to janglepop when nobody's looking."

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

700 Hobos

This is the real deal and ends up a sort of sublime, epic poem of the old weird America.

Listen to the reading of 700 Hobo names (to the accompaniment of a folk guitar and ghostly radio signal) HERE. All 700 Hobos illustrated (a gargantuan project) over HERE.

I can't explain why, but this is one of the most powerful things I've come across in a long time.

#153 Slo-Mo Deuteronomy: