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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

MP3: Friday Five 10.22.10 Alex Goose, Sunbeam Rd., Secret Knives, Anamanaguchi, and Dexy’s Midnight Runners

The rain can suck it. Here’s five tunes to get you through whatever weather this week’s thrown at’cha. Enjoy thoroughly.

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Alex Goose “Success” from The Blueprint 3 Outtakes free download

Sunbeam Rd. “Waves” from Turtles, Magnets, Animals EP [follow]

Secret Knives “The Northwest States” from Affection [MySpace]

Anamanaguchi “Airbrushed” from Airbrushed (Single) [follow]

Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Plan B” from Let’s Make This Precious

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Music: Weezer, The 8-Bit Covers


Pterodactyl Squad has just released (for free download) an album of 14 Weezer covers from an all-star line-up of video game musicians.

Download the whole album here.
Check out the official Weezer 8-bit Album Blog. (via MeFi)

Rock out with the Umlaut:

Anamanaguchi “Holiday”
Nordloef “Buddy Holly”


Anamanaguchi Makes Music From Hacked NES


Art: Game Over/Continue? Opening UPDATED


If you missed Game Over last October, don’t miss GAME OVER/CONTINUE? this Friday (3.27.09) at Giant Robot SF. See a sneak preview. Then check Snaggs’ Flickr gallery of vinyl cartridges, the details are rad.

UPDATE (4.6.09): Opening Night Pics …
Special thanks to Cüb Reporter Mike Ruiz. See the rest »