Jim Shorkey

Spike Jonze
February 7, 2012, 10:20 pm
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Las Palmas
February 19, 2011, 9:59 am
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Already a phenomenon, it’s probably redundant to post this but here it is anyways.

(I came across this via Cartoon Brew)

Thin Lizzy – Hollywood
February 14, 2011, 11:27 am
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I’ve been on a bit of a Thin Lizzy trip lately, so I was extremely happy to find this link via MOJO:

As the description explains, “In 1982, a 70-year-old English´╗┐ granny named May Booker wrote a letter to the BBC about her favorite band, and how nice it would be to play with them. Then this happened.”

Here be the song that sparked the recent Lizzy listening (although the version on my ipod is a live session from John Peel’s show).

Chris Ware – Lost Buildings
January 24, 2011, 11:15 am
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This is a from a DVD Ware did for This American Life:

Jonny – album preview
January 24, 2011, 10:52 am
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The new album from Jonny (Norman Blake and Euros Child’s new project) is currently being streamed at their site:


Here’s a video of their tune, Candyfloss:

Pete and the Pirates – Winter 1
January 17, 2011, 6:46 pm
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New song from Pete and the Pirates with an album to follow. It can also be seen wide screen at:


The Parting Gifts – Bound to Let Me Down
January 14, 2011, 11:37 pm
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Reigning Sounds Greg Cartwright has a second job in the Parting Gifts: