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Thursday Tune

25 Mar

Hey everyone! the johnpaulcurtin old timey music extravaganza has released a new tune for your listening pleasure. According to lead singer johnpaulcurtin “this song, like, totally, like was unexpected. Like, it just basically happened and we went with it.” sounds pretty awesome if you ask me. follow this link for your listening pleasure.

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re: Spring

19 Mar

Esteemed Reader,

Spring is nearly upon us. Act and dress accordingly. Jean shorts, tank tops and sunburns are ascendant. Bicycles are unstoppable. Smiles are contagious. Sunglasses, Sunglasses, Sunglasses. Flip-flops are just barely this side of tolerable. Barefeet are lovely. Bare bodies are lovelier. Sweaty, Sweaty, Sweaty dance parties are mandatory. Undershirts are despicable. Man-cleavage, Girl-cleavage; if you got it, flaunt it. Unbutton as far as good taste dictates and then at least one more. Don’t be afraid to get a bit nautical. Don’t be afraid to get a lot nautical. Subtlety can be wonderful. So can excess. Make something beautiful as the sun rises. Make something beautiful as the sun shines. Make something beautiful as the sun goes down. Make something beautiful even if the sun isn’t shining. When you get down to it, almost as much as we wish we were birds we wish we were fish; fly off something into the water. Vitamin D intake is not a zero-sum game. Indulge guiltlessly. Bonfires are well worth smelling like one for the next four days. A good swimsuit all but guarantees a good time. Hugs are pretty rad. Eating ice cream is totally subversive. So is love.

Your Springtime Lover,

johnpaulcurtin

Happy Tuesday!

9 Mar

Another tuesday another new tune by the johnpaulcurtin old timey music extravaganza. This one’s called “Jesus Christ” get your church on and sing it at the top of your lungs!

Tasty Tuesday Treat

2 Mar

Well, well, well! Looks like the fellows over at the johnpaulcurtin old timey music extravaganza have written yet another smash hit. check that shit out.

You Want My World

1 Mar

I’m in a Chromeo-related throwback mood, maybe it has something to do with Canada taking us down in hockey, who knows. So, I’m going way, way, way, back to the video that got me hooked on them in the first place:

Maybe I should add a “Things the French-Canadians Got Right” category.

Wednesday Weirdsday

24 Feb

Fuck Negative Thinking

22 Feb

Came up on shuffle. Perfect song to start your battle against Monday morning:

Blowing the fuck up

19 Feb

So… this band from berkely is killing it on the blogosphere. add me to the list of sycophants: . feel free to fast-forward through the jibba-jabba. the chords structure reminds a bit of a significantly more upbeat version of this which is in turn an updated version of this: which is in turn an updated version of a previous recording which I prefer but can’t find on youtube.

You diggin’ freak nasty without a shovel?

16 Feb

If you didn’t rub on somebody in 5th grade while this song was playing you’re at the wrong blog:

Village Romance

11 Feb

The fellows over at the johnpaulcurtin old timey music extravaganza have crafted another phenomenal tune to sing along with during your monthly shower. head over their direction to check it out.