Category: Music

This week on I’m Smarter Than You Radio

This week we’re going with the Thompson Twins. Discard your thoughts of lighthearted 80’s new wave pop. These guys were really damn good, though they kind of lost it during their later sell out period (the albums “Big Trash” and “Queer” sort of sucked). The highly overlooked “Close to the Bone” may have been their best. Unfortunately, …

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This week we added a heavy dose of Kraut Rock into the mix. Early Kraftwerk, Can, Ash Ra Tempel, and Neu!  Here is what allmusic.com has to say about Kraut Rock: Kraut Rock refers to the legions of German bands of the early ’70s that expanded the sonic possibilities of art and progressive rock. Instead of following …

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Ring Tones

I got a brand new Samsung A900 cell phone. This sucker can do just about anything you could want out of a cell phone. It’s bad ass. The only thing it can’t do is save battery life. Being a music geek, one of the most exciting features is its ability to play MP3’s. I’ve got …

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This week we added a heavy dose of the 80’s band Swell Maps. Here is what allmusic.com has to say about Swell Maps:  Noisy and experimental, Britain’s Swell Maps experienced little commercial success during the course of their chaotic career, but in hindsight they stand as one of the pivotal acts of the new wave: not …

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This week on I’m Smarter Than You Radio

This week we added a heavy dose of the 80’s band Swell Maps. Here is what allmusic.com has to say about Swell Maps:  Noisy and experimental, Britain’s Swell Maps experienced little commercial success during the course of their chaotic career, but in hindsight they stand as one of the pivotal acts of the new wave: not …

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Last.fm vs. The Perishers

I have a non-stop stream of music that I use for my own purposes. For fun, I’ve made it available to the world to listen to. A few people do which is nice. This stream is all done using WinAmp and their Shoutcast plugin. Last.fm is a website that tracks all of the songs you’ve …

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Last.fm vs. The Perishers

I have a non-stop stream of music that I use for my own purposes. For fun, I’ve made it available to the world to listen to. A few people do which is nice. This stream is all done using WinAmp and their Shoutcast plugin. Last.fm is a website that tracks all of the songs you’ve …

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This week on I’m Smarter Than You Radio

This week, The Sound are being featured. The Sound are an early to mid Eighties band that get lumped into the same pool as Echo and the Bunnymen and Joy Division. I’ve never really heard them, so that should all change this week.  To listen, go to http://www.imsmarterthanyou.com and click the link in the upper …

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This week on I’m Smarter Than You Radio

This week, The Sound are being featured. The Sound are an early to mid Eighties band that get lumped into the same pool as Echo and the Bunnymen and Joy Division. I’ve never really heard them, so that should all change this week.  To listen, go to http://www.imsmarterthanyou.com and click the link in the upper …

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This week on I’m Smarter Than You Radio

This week, Siouxsie and the Banshees are being featured. I never really listened to their albums so putting several of them into the mix will get me more aware of what they were doing back in the day.  To listen, go to http://www.imsmarterthanyou.com and click the link in the upper right.