Category: "Tunes"

Psy is Y2Kai

Finally saw Gangnam Style by Psy tonight. All I could think of is "Y2Kai is all grown up!" more »
posted by Hundiejo | 12/29/12| 08:36:00 pm| Tunes, Video of the Day| Leave a comment »

Some Beach Boys Memories

I've been listening to The Smile Sessions a lot on Spotify and it's really taken me back to a lot of good memories I have listening to albums like Pet Sounds and Spirit of America with my dad, who was a huge fan of the group. I remember seeing them a… more »
posted by brendoman | 12/06/11| 09:52:00 am| Thoughts and Ideas, Tunes| 2 comments »

I'm Alive so Here's Some Comic-Con Videos

Comic-Con was incredible. The opening night of Smodcastle was a roaring success. I think I might finally be caught up on sleep. I have a ton of pictures and video from Comic Con. So far I've uploaded two. Here's Danny Elfman from his Q&A:… more »

R.I.P. Alex Chilton

I was sorry to to hear the news that Alex Chilton, frontman for the band Big Star passed away. While they were never super huge, Chilton and Big Star influenced a generation of bands including R.E.M., Wilco, and The Replacements. I got into them after… more »
posted by brendoman | 03/18/10| 08:35:55 am| In the News, Tunes| Leave a comment »

Watch the New Wesley Willis Documentary Free at Pitchfork

Pitchfork is offering the new Wesley Willis documentary, Wesley Willis's Joy Rides: It's a Rock You Mentary free to stream on their website right now. It's pretty awesome. Longtime readers of the site will know that Wesley is kind of an icon for us and… more »
posted by brendoman | 12/10/09| 03:01:52 pm| Movies, Tunes, Linkworthy| 1 comment »

I Am The Egg Man

This pretty much sums up what is going on with me right now. Work is crazy, but I dig it. I am busy every weekend from now until Thanksgiving. Holy crap, life. more »
posted by brendoman | 10/20/09| 10:38:39 am| I Love Video Games, Tunes, Comics| 2 comments »

R.I.P. Captain Lou Albano

Man, 2009 has been a really bad year for 80's icons. Earlier this week I had heard Captain Lou Albano was in hospice care and today I was rather shocked by the news that he had passed away. Yes, he was 76 but it seemed to have happened rather… more »
posted by brendoman | 10/14/09| 02:06:38 pm| Movies, In the News, TeeVee, Tunes, Sports| Leave a comment »


The Awesome Fairy came to my apartment last night and made a little delivery. So yeah, I'm a little preoccupied at the moment. My apologies. more »
posted by brendoman | 10/10/09| 08:11:04 pm| I Love Video Games, Tunes, I'm a Big Geek| Leave a comment »

In My Life

I don't have much to say right now except work is pretty darn good, the new Beatles remasters are pretty magical, and I want The Beatles Rock Band more than anything right now. I'm being a good boy though. Oh! Tomorrow marks the release of the 50th… more »
posted by brendoman | 09/10/09| 08:20:05 pm| Random, I Love Video Games, Tunes, I'm a Big Geek, Comics| 2 comments »

We Used To Vacation

So I'll start with the awesome news that tomorrow I'm signing the lease on a new apartment and hopefully sometime next week I should get the official word that I indeed will be employed. A background check is currently being run and I don't have any… more »
posted by brendoman | 08/22/09| 01:01:50 am| Random, Tunes| Leave a comment »

Vote for Cold War Kids for the VMA's

Jeri alerted me to the fact that our friends Cold War Kids have been nominated for a VMA for Breakthrough Video. While there are a TON of great nominees in this category, which is rather odd for the VMA's, I would like to encourage folks to vote for… more »
posted by brendoman | 08/06/09| 07:18:43 pm| Tunes| Leave a comment »

Breaking it Down Again

Saturday night, the wife and I went to see one of my favorite bands ever, Tears For Fears, at the Oregon Zoo Amphitheater. It is a great venue, and they allow you to bring your own food in. It was a sellout, so I am glad we got there early! We had… more »
posted by Kirby | 07/14/09| 10:35:49 am| Fun, Tunes| 5 comments »


Ghostbusters game. Catching up on TV shows: Madmen, Weeds, and Dexter. Not to mention that pesky job hunt thing. My pal Jesse and I saw Black Dynamite on Thursday at the L.A. Film Festival. The screening was at the outdoor Ford Theatre, which… more »
posted by brendoman | 06/28/09| 12:20:34 am| Movies, Random, Tunes| 1 comment »

Vote for Brax

In case you didn't know, Phil and I have a webcomic called Brax the Alien Rocker. Many of the stories come from our own adventures in the music industry over the last ten years or so. We've managed to put out 22 strips so far without missing a… more »
posted by brendoman | 06/06/09| 03:38:08 pm| Tunes, I'm a Big Geek, Comics| Leave a comment »

Sit beneath the shade of Porcupine Tree.

Greetings. I am Kirby. I have been a reader of this blog for a long time, you might recognize my name from the comments, or when I destroy you in fantasy football or Tournament Pick 'Em. I came to through who you call Smiles (I know him… more »
posted by Kirby | 05/18/09| 08:51:19 pm| Tunes| 3 comments »

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

My friend Matt invited me to a screening of Anvil! The Story of Anvil at the Nuart in L.A. tonight and boy, am I glad I made the drive. It is seriously one of the best documentary films I have ever seen. Imagine This is Spinal Tap except everything is… more »
posted by brendoman | 05/14/09| 02:17:23 am| Movies, Tunes| 1 comment »

WTF of the Day: Paul Scheer's Michael Jackson Auction Photos

Michael Jackson Auction: My Favorite Items If you haven't heard, Michael Jackson auctioned off all the stuff at his Neverland Ranch. Comedian Paul Scheer was there to get the more bizarre and noteworthy of the items on camera. There's a finger… more »
posted by brendoman | 04/27/09| 12:54:25 pm| Bizarre, Tunes, Disturbing, WTF of the Day| 1 comment »

Cool Site of the Day

Back in the day there was a site called that allowed you to listen to your music library (well, most of it) from any web browser. When (the old one, not the new music store that is up now) went under it disappeared as well.… more »
posted by brendoman | 04/17/09| 01:34:10 pm| Tunes, Linkworthy| 3 comments »

April Fools Deal: William Shatner's The Transformed Man For 99 Cents

This is totally worth 99 cents. Head on over to Amazon as it appears to be a one day only deal. more »
posted by brendoman | 04/01/09| 05:30:12 pm| TeeVee, Tunes| Leave a comment »

Show Review: Ann Lynn and Slings @ Tuesday Tunes

After class on Tuesday Phil and I rushed out to Riverside to check out Ann Lynn and Slings play at Tuesday Tunes at La Sierra University. It's nice to see a school doing a regular gig like we used to do at Biola. I wish more places did stuff like… more »
posted by brendoman | 03/05/09| 08:55:26 pm| Tunes| Leave a comment »

Show Review: Yellow Red Sparks @ eVocal

Phil and I went to eVocal in Costa Mesa after class on Tuesday to check out Francisco the Man. When we got there it turned out they had broken up or something and weren't going to show. So instead we got to see the headliner, Yellow Red Sparks, who… more »
posted by brendoman | 03/02/09| 07:14:16 pm| Tunes| 2 comments »

Best Albums of 2008 From A to Z

If you haven't figured it out yet, I am a very lazy man. I'm just now getting back on the blog wagon, getting my sea legs back if you will. I'm feeling good. So it's time to do something I haven't done in a long time. It's time to choose my top… more »
posted by brendoman | 02/06/09| 06:11:13 pm| Tunes| 4 comments »

Tomorrow Night

If you live in the OC/LA area, we're doing our 11th annual Blue Christmas show at Biola tomorrow night in Sutherland auditorium. It's free and starts at 7 PM. Joy Electric is heading up the bill. Also playing are Map, The Foxglove Hunt, Ohm's Law,… more »
posted by brendoman | 12/05/08| 10:56:27 am| Tunes| 3 comments »

Video of the Day: All My Friends

I have no idea who these guys are but this is the best music video ever made. Oh yeah, go vote. more »
posted by brendoman | 11/04/08| 10:52:45 am| TeeVee, Tunes, Video of the Day| 1 comment »

Remember When MTV Used To Play Videos?

MTV MUSIC - I Want My MTV It's the rallying cry of a generation. I mean, how many times have you heard someone ask that question? The last time I was at my mom's house I was perusing our old VHS tapes and I came across an 8 hour tape of MTV videos my… more »
posted by brendoman | 10/28/08| 10:35:45 am| TeeVee, Tunes, Video of the Day| Leave a comment »

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