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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
It's my father's voice dreaming of / Sailors sailing off in the morning
— Wilco, Poor Places
November 26, 2011

Ryan Adams & Laura Marling: Oh My Sweet Carolina

Ryan Adams is an incredibly talented and remarkable musician, not to mention a very contentious one. Moments of beauty like this one shine through his arrogance often enough to make it worth taking the good with bad.

Posted by skooter at 7:51 AM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: Abbey Road, Laura Marling, Ryan Adams, Videos

November 24, 2011

This is my Favourite Wilco Song

Posted by skooter at 11:11 AM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: Jeff Tweedy, Sunken Treasure, Videos, Wilco

November 22, 2011

Jim Henson

I seriously can’t watch this without crying, even if the voice is off a bit (and I don’t meant that in a small way.) I’ve got high hopes for tomorrow’s release of a new Muppet movie.

Posted by skooter at 1:54 PM This entry is filed under Entertainment.
Tags: Children, Jim Henson, Kermit, Mrs. Piggy, Muppets, Videos

Winter Falls

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Posted by skooter at 5:52 AM This entry is filed under Camera, Travel, Vancouver.
Tags: Airstream, Frost, Salt Spring Island, Winter

November 15, 2011

Nothing’s More Important than a Really Good Burger

When Dean Martin tells you how to make a really good burger, it’s best to follow the recipe closely.
Dean Martin's Recipe for a really good burger

Posted by skooter at 6:13 AM This entry is filed under Food.
Tags: Dean Martin, Moderne Burger, Rat Pack

November 12, 2011

Steve Earle - Waitin’ for the Sky to Fall

Posted by skooter at 6:51 AM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: New West Records, Steve Earle, Videos

November 9, 2011

The Art of Almost by Richie Wireman

There’s an awesome new video set to Wilco’s Art of Almost by one of the band’s regular photographers, Richie Wireman. It’s awesome, but I can’t embed it: you need to watch it here.

Richie Wireman is one of my favourite music photographers, though I may be biased by his subject matter to some extent. A huge amount of my favourite work in Wilco’s online photo galleries was Richie’s. The video above is a very cool time lapse shot over two nights of Wilco gigs at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

One of these days, I’d like to see a show there.

Also: remember a couple of entries ago when I said this blog was not a Wilco blog? I’m not even sure I’m falling for that line anymore.

Posted by skooter at 6:06 PM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: Concerts, Richie Wireman, Ryman Auditorium, Videos, Wilco

November 6, 2011

Jay Farrar at the Wild Buffalo

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Jay Farrar came to the Wild Buffalo House of Music in Bellingham, Washington and didn’t cross the border into Canada. This suited me fine, since the Wild Buffalo is one of the most beautiful clubs in the area and one of my favourite places to see live shows..

I posted a review on No Depression. You can also read it by following the link after the video below.

Continue reading "Jay Farrar at the Wild Buffalo"

Posted by skooter at 6:46 AM This entry is filed under Camera, Music.
Tags: Concerts, Jay Farrar, Son Volt, Wilco, Wild Buffalo House of Music