Friday, January 27, 2012

looks like another super tasty release from SW, Tim and company... http://youtu.be/KXNt2mdqYOM
been on a gaming panel for years, answered a survey and a few weeks later this arrived. dpi is actually 5600. http://youtu.be/MD055Dco6vs

Thursday, January 26, 2012

clay pirates caused offense. lepers did not appreciate a scene and it is being changed. movie looks great though http://youtu.be/iiQNvcYlZVg

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

still love this version...complete with broken string. 4:00 in. great recovery! http://youtu.be/U1q50WKVRUM
wow, I just set a new personal record: I have not seen ONE of the movies nominated for Best Picture. will see Hugo and probably Tree Of Life
Happy Birthday John Myung! http://youtu.be/n7BKCaQIA4A
Happy Birthday Neil Diamond! (it took living on Grand Cayman Island to fully appreciate singing this in a bar!) http://youtu.be/1vhFnTjia_I

Thursday, January 19, 2012

about 35 seconds in it gets a little crazy. wait for it... http://youtu.be/DMIeLC7AfLA
today is the anniversary of the 1977 Pink Floyd Animals press conference at the Battersea Power Station London http://youtu.be/1fxx9l5cgXY

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both." ~Benjamin Franklin
Happy Birthday Jonathan! http://youtu.be/76okYqKDITo

Monday, January 16, 2012

if you are looking for something to watch tonight, Alcatraz is about to debut on Fox. It feels somewhere between Lost & Fringe, I liked it!
Cool Stuff! http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21328476.700-superstuff-when-quantum-goes-big.html?DCMP=NLC-nletter&nsref=mg21328476.700

My Top 20 Favorite Albums of 2011


1. Steven Wilson - Grace For Drowning
2. Opeth - Heritage
3. Dead Letter Circus - This Is The Warning
4. TesseracT - One
5. Leprous - Bilateral
6. Protest the Hero - Scurrilous
7. Obscura - Omnivium
8. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
9. Mastodon - The Hunter
10. Riverside - Memories In My Head
11. 3 - The Ghost You Gave To Me
12. King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - Diamond Mine
13. Symphony X - Iconoclast
14. Cynic - Carbon-Based Anatomy
15. Lunatic Soul - Impressions
16. Korn - The Path Of Totality
17. Blackfield - Welcome To My DNA
18. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
19. Jethro Tull - Aqualung 40th Anniversary Special Edition (Best remaster of 2011!)
20. the Pink Floyd remasters




if the list was longer...

Adele - 21
Amorphis - The Beginning Of Times
Amos Lee - Mission Bell
Andromeda - Manifest Destiny
Autumn - Cold Comfort
Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Black Country Communion - 2
Chris Cornell - Songbook Live
Death remasters
The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
Devin Townsend - Ghost
Dream Theater - A Dramatic Turn Of Events
Explosions in the Sky - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Fovea Hex - Here Is Where We Used To Sing
Jolly - The Audio Guide To Happiness (Part 1)
Kate Bush - 50 Words For Snow
Pat Metheny - What's It All About
Queen remasters
Redemption - This Mortal Coil
Rush - The Mercury Years: Sector 1, 2 & 3 (remasters)
Scar Symmetry - The Unseen Empire
Slash - Made In Stoke 24/7/11 Live
Thomas Giles - Pulse
Nicely done! http://akastarwarskid.tumblr.com/
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Happy Birthday Zach de La Rocha http://youtu.be/H0kJLW2EwMg
you know it's going to be a good day when an unreleased, stripped down demo version of Pink Floyd's "Young Lust" is waiting in your email!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

still in WV: check. still January: check. my convertible top down: WTH!?!?

Monday, January 2, 2012

22 degrees on our walk tonight and Archer wants to jump around and catch falling snowflakes! is there anything that does not make him happy?
actually looking forward to a little snow today!