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Re: “My I-94 jam of the day: Eric Church's "Drink in My Hand"

@Tower B12 So not only are you a snob and a drag but you're also classist?

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Posted by Miles Raymer on 09/04/2012 at 9:48 PM

Re: “Tragedy, Wartorn, Black September, La Armada, Descardos

I actually meant to mention how much d-beat's on the record. Whoops.

Posted by Miles Raymer on 05/16/2012 at 3:47 PM

Re: “About those special releases

Tim, the $5 figure was a guess on my part based on seeing similar RSD releases in the past. I'm a little stunned that list on these is over $5 because THAT IS COMPLETELY RIDICULOUS. Hope you don't get any pissed off customers based on my figure.

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Posted by Miles Raymer on 04/19/2012 at 10:43 AM

Re: “Was "Tastes Like Cat Piss" already taken?

But see, cat piss has--or rather I assume it has, based on its smell--a really strong flavor. There are many things to be said about Miller Lite, but "strong flavor" isn't one of them.

I'm sure MillerCoors will do fine. They've got the money to make sure that obsolete post-Prohibition laws that inadvertently handicap small brewers don't get replaced with more sensible regulations.

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Posted by Miles Raymer on 03/26/2012 at 3:52 PM

Re: “In Rotation: Blackbird chef de cuisine David Posey's musical obsessions

@123 I noticed a while back that they had them on sale at the bar in the live room at Schubas. Looks like you can order them from their website, so I'm guessing they still have them in stock:

Posted by Miles Raymer on 09/22/2011 at 5:58 PM

Re: “My Favorite Things: Aughties Edition

@wtf Actually the bit about changing social habits was a reference to the vast number of people who keep a pair of little white earbuds between themselves and the rest of the world, but I’m willing to address your concerns about file sharing. As a person with a lot of friends in the music industry, and as a musician with a record that’s been downloaded off of Rapidshare more times than it’s been purchased, I would love it if more people paid for more music. But the file sharing genie’s already out of the bottle, and trying to convince or force people not to trade music is a less effective use of our time and energy than finding other ways for musicians to get paid for their work. We’re in the middle of a transition from record sales being a primary source of income—an era that only lasted for 50 years or so—to some other paradigm that’s still being figured out. A lot of good musicians are unfortunately getting screwed in the process, but I don’t think that music as a profession is about to go away.

Posted by Miles Raymer on 01/05/2010 at 4:47 PM

Re: “Compare and Contrast


I agree. Good work on that.

Still sounds like a vocoder to me.

Posted by Miles Raymer on 11/06/2009 at 9:00 PM

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