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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Watch: Shakey Graves “Only Son” Live at Lagunitas

Shakey Graves treated the Lagunitas crew to a special, stripped-down and saddled-up version of “Only Son” off his yet-to-be-released LP, “And The War Came”.

There’s only a couple shows left at the LaguMiniAmphiTheaterette. If you’re in the area, hopefully you can make it in … most sell out in advance though. Don’t sleep!
Live at Lagunitas 2014 lineup

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WTF: Thundercat Vid Directed by Eric Andre “Tron Song”


If you’re familiar with Eric’s stuff, expect that you still don’t know what to expect. Whoa. (thanks, Mel)

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Watch: Mike Giant Stars in Major Lazer’s Aerosol Can Video

Love his lines. Love his lettering. Clang. Clang.

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Video Mashüp: Ravers Raving to Benny Hill

Proof of how funny this is? They used the Benny Hill tune and didn’t even have to speed it up.
I laughed so hard I spat out my glow-in-the-dark pacifier.

 

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New Music Vid: LA Takedown’s “Heatwave”

This new music video for the SoCal band LA Takedown is Michael Mann-ish in the most awesome of ways. Beyond the connection with the band name itself, the vid practically throws a pastel blazer on you and gives you a high five. Thankfully it takes its time pushing up the sleeves. Sit back and let it unfold.

Cheers to Director Matt Hewitt and crew.

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Listen: Phoenix, Wise Blood, Junip, Bass Drum of Death and Dinosaur Jr :: Friday 06.14.13

Some new-ish tunes that’ve been swirlin’ around the ÜÜ. The Wise Blood track just dropped a couple days ago and it’s been on repeat ever since. Enjoy thoroughly.

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Wise Blood “Alarm” [follow]

Junip “Suddenly” [follow]

Bass Drum of Death”Crawling After You” [follow]

Dinosaur Jr. “Entertainment”(Phoenix) [follow]

Follow ÜÜ on Facebook | Hear past FridayFives here »

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More Cowbell: Iron Maiden Beer is Coming

We’ll all be drinkin’ out of gold koozies when this stuff comes out…

This May, according to BeerPulse, thee Iron Maiden is releasing a branded beer called Trooper Ale.

Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character. Malt flavours and citric notes from a unique blend of Bobec, Goldings and Cascade hops dominate this deep golden ale with a subtle hint of lemon.

While I love the Eddie artwork, I’m partial to the Maiden-inspired beer in the CRAFT BEERDS book; 668 by New England Brewing Company

Video of the real Iron Maiden beer w/ Bruce Dickinson below…
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Oh The Humanity: Meat Loaf Rips Apart America The Beautiful

I don’t want to knock enthusiasm but what the hell happened to Meat Loaf at this Mitt Romney event? If I was a Romney fan I’d probably think Mr. Loaf was an elaborate, malicious, extremely random plant. But I’m not. Yet I still can’t can’t stop watching. Volume way up.

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Is This Love: Bob Marley x Heavy Metal

Yes. Yes this is. (Thanks, Josh)

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Old Spice: Terry Crews Muscle Music will Flex Your Cortex

This wins the internet for the week. There’s even an interactive player you can use to record your own mix. Kinda like Ron Winter’s QWERTY drums on roids, juice, ludes and some sort of fish paralyzer. Thanks for the tip, Beau.

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