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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Happy 4th: Steve Jobs Fireworks, PES, and MP3s

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HAPPY 4th OF JULY:

Violent Femmes “American Music” from Add It Up

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers “American Girl” from s/t

Elliott Smith “Independence Day” from XO

Bruce Springsteen “Darkness On The Edge Of Town” (live)
from Winterland, San Francisco 1978-12-15

Neko Case “Star Witness”
from Fox Confessor Brings The Flood

Hjaltalín “Goodbye July / Margt Ad Ugga”
from Sleepdrunk Seasons

Wilco “Ashes of American Flags”
from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

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The Deep: New Stop Motion from PES!

This time of year I always pull up the classic PES Yule Log Fireplace to warm things up. Nice to see something new from him.

Nautical wonderland The Deep is showcased as part of Showtime SHORT Stories series and like anything PES does, it’s just brilliant on so many levels.

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Happy July 4th: PEZ, PES, and MP3s!!!

The Indian Chief and Uncle Sam PEZ are from the Bicentennial Series PEZ released in 1976, which also included a Pilgrim, Indian Brave, Betsy Ross, and Wounded Soldier. Buy ‘em here.

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PES, the Michel Gondry of stop motion, created this for last year’s 4th of July. Check out his Yule Log Fireplace Screensaver.

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HAPPY 4th OF JULY:

Violent Femmes “American Music” from Add It Up

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers “American Girl” from s/t

Elliott Smith “Independence Day” from XO

Bruce Springsteen “Darkness On The Edge Of Town” (live)
from Winterland, San Francisco 1978-12-15

Neko Case “Star Witness” from Fox Confessor Brings The Flood

Hjaltalín “Goodbye July / Margt Ad Ugga” from Sleepdrunk Seasons

Wilco “Ashes of American Flags” from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

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Rock out with the Umlaut every Friday.

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Stop Motion: Fireworks by PES

Über-creative, stop-motion artist PES just uploaded this to his YouTube site. Made years ago, it’ll get you in the mood for this weekend. Happy Fourth. (via Laughing Squid)

MORE STOP MOTION:
“Rubikcubism” Video by Invader
Post-It Notes “Deadline”
“Sorry I’m Late” 
Stop-Motion With Wolf & Pig

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