A Calming Musical Interlude #3

I’ll write something original in this place one day soon, rather than allowing it to devolve into a destitute man’s version of YouTube… Anyway, here’s another band that everyone should listen to.  If only because I say it should be so. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead are excellent.  Saw them live at The Corner a few years back; a really good show, and the dual drummers playing that tour were perfectly synchronistic on every beat.  Haven’t seen better in that respect. ‘Mistakes & Regrets‘ – yep, I know about that stuff, like most of us…  This song usually makes … Continue reading A Calming Musical Interlude #3

A Calming Musical Interlude #2

Wow, the internets of things tell me that I’ve been a very lazy web-logger.  Well, life is dark and full of demons; or whatever… Anyway, here’s a fantastic video clip with fantastic music by a fantastic band that everyone should be forced to watch/listen to, if they so choose. The Mars Volta.  What can I say?  Epic.  No better way to blow 10 minutes away that doesn’t involve removing your pants. Crank it.  Enjoy. Wick Burner Continue reading A Calming Musical Interlude #2

Wave Turbine Syndrome Scares Everyone

Opposition to new wave power technology planned for deployment on Australia’s south coast has raised its furrowed brow, after the announcement that the “scary machine” had been constructed and would be installed in coming months. A grassroots group known as ‘SeaFloor Guardians’ was hastily registered for tax evasion purposes on Monday, funded by generous donations from a consortium of coal companies.  Group spokesperson, Dr. Lara Worry, said that there needed to be at least 50 years of research into the health impacts of wave energy before they could support the project.  “We just don’t know what these machines will do.  My … Continue reading Wave Turbine Syndrome Scares Everyone