Daria, Trent and Yo La Tengo

If Daria and Trent formed a band and put out a record it would sound something like And Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out by Yo La Tengo.


Out of tune/ out of tune 


Kathy Heideman: Move With Love (Numero Group)

The Recoup


Kathy Heideman‘s Move With Love is an enigma. Who was Kathy Heideman? Nobody knows. Who played with her? Nobody knows. How many copies exist of this extremely rare record? It’s unknown. What happened to Heideman? That’s a very good question. This isn’t lazy blogger-ism on my part; Move With Love is a record that seemingly fell out of the sky and into “Various H” record bins in one or two stores–with apparently nobody knowing how they got there. As absolutely no context exists for Move With Love, one must take it completely at face value.

Move With Love really isn’t a bad record. Heideman isn’t the strongest or most original vocalist, but she has a quality that puts her in the same category as Emmylou Harris, Judee Sill, or Roseanne Cash. Her backing band is competent, offering a gentle, California-style country-rock accompaniment. The mix of…

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Blacker than thou

blacker (2004) dv film still - skivvy jones

blacker (2004) dv film still – skivvy jones

There is an (unposted) audio component to this still. It features a young African American man from the south explaining the difference between two different gambling games involving dice.

With the homogenization of culture will his dialect survive, and if so for how long?