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Pork Buns, Pork Buuuuns

If you’re like me, you often sit in front of your computer screen and think, “Y’know, Weird Al has done so much to advance the cause of parody music in my lifetime. But what I really want is for someone to make a goofy parody of that kooky Asian pop music I listen to.” Then, if you’re also like me, you silently weep because you’re too white (and possibly nerdy) to do such a thing yourself.

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Knight Song

For anyone who, like me, is a fan of the soundtrack from the Knight Rider television series, Don Peake and Hitchcock Media Records have just released two new volumes of music from the show. The new discs — volumes 2 and 3, respectively — just landed and are shipping right now.

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Let’s Go To The Knife Planet

So here I am again, emerging from another months-long hiatus to gush about a rock band from Japan. I did it last year with Puffy, and now it’s time for…Shonen Knife. The female rock trio has been rocking out for over 25 years now — and has been making regular tours of America for about 15 — but last night was the first time I’d ever seen them live.

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Music Post! (In Color)

2007 has been a banner year for CD purchasing for me so far. I swear, I haven’t bought this many CDs in such a short period of time since I worked at a music store — and back then I had the excuse of a 30% employee discount to blame for my constant music purchases (in addition to the free promo CD giveaways that often resulted in me getting such awesome CDs as Cracking Coals and The Family Circus Teaches You German).

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Knee-Deep In 12-Year Olds…

Okay, there’s too much doom-and-gloom ’round these here parts lately. It’s time to FUNK. IT. UP! I’m not a regular concert-goer; since attending my first real concert in 1993 (not counting the time my dad took a friend and I to see the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles when they were a “rock band” around 1990 or so), I’ve only been to a handful of shows – around 11, according to my count.

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