C and D from Arthur No. 13 (cover date Nov 2004)

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This C & D session was originally published in Arthur No. 13 (Nov. 2004)

C & D
Two confirmed schmucks grapple with the big issues—and an unexpected female visitor.

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C: You’re not going to believe this.
D: Try me.
C: [delicately loading DVD] Like an hour’s worth of charmingly bonkers/whimsical low-tech animation to go with homemade psych-crunge by the usual Fort Thunder-plus suspects… [Reading the sleeve text] “Dual formatted, double dipped and extra-whipped. Technicolor-laced acid flakes are on the table. Dig in! 18 trips of sound & sights are poured into K-Holes of dubious dimension from tonz of Load bands and video tribes with this new DVD/CD powered pellet.” Amen to all of that.
D: [looking at screen] Whoa.
C: Lightning Bolt, Black Elf Speaks, Wolf Eyes, Neon Hunk, Pink & Brown…
D: [eyes pinwheeling] I don’t believe it. I mean, I do believe it. I am believing it very hard. Continue reading

Late Friday night music: HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS

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Stream: [audio:http://www.arthurmag.com/magpie/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/Blanchard.mp3%5D

Download: “Blanchard” — Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions (mp3)

New dark lullaby from the woman who’s been whispering us off to dreamtime for two decades now. From Through The Devil Softly, out in late September from the good people at Nettwerk Records.