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#84 Sugartown: San Pedro, SugarBeets and Portuguese Fishermen 

  Buy El Camino Real at your local record shop. Click here for locations The Song Sugartown is the 6th track on the Camper Van Beethoven album El Camino Real (2014).   This album is part of a two album series on California.  The first album La Costa Perdida(2013)   focused on Northern California while El Camino Real focuses on Southern California.   In particular El… Read more

#82 Camp Pendelton – Echos of New Roman Times. 

Camp Pendelton- Camper Van Beethoven. Last year Camper Van Beethoven released La Costa Perdida  (loosely “the lost coast”) which is a set of songs about Northern California  (see Northern California Girls or Come Down the Coast as examples).    This year Camper Van Beethoven releases the companion piece to this album “El CaminoReal.”   This time the album thematically focuses on… Read more

#79 The Ultimate Solution- The Polyglot Polyculture City-State that is Los Angeles 

The Ultimate Solution- Camper Van Beethoven. The polyglot poly-cultural city state that is Los Angeles.   Last year Camper Van Beethoven released La Costa Perdida  (loosely “the lost coast”) which is a set of songs about Northern California  (see Northern California Girls or Come Down the Coast as examples).    This year Camper Van Beethoven… Read more

Trichordist 

Hello everybody. I’m making some changes to the this blog.  So for the time being I have unpublished all these posts.  I’ll put them back on line as we go through them.  thanks. You can also visit me at http://www.trichordist.com   Filed under: Uncategorized

Trichordist 

Hello everybody. I’m making some changes to the this blog. So for the time being I have unpublished all these posts. I’ll put them back on line as we go through them. thanks. You can also visit me at http://www.trichordist.com   Filed under: Uncategorized

#78 No more bullshit. The top 10 lamest excuses for stealing artists music 

I am on the fucking warpath this week. Lamest arguments in favor of illegal file sharing from the past week. I’m not making this shit up. These are real arguments people presented. And argued vehemently. 1. “Marijuana is illegal. File sharing is illegal. Therefore it’s okay.” Response try filesharing your pot dealer’s stash with 5,000 strangers online and… Read more

#77 Exile in Beach Flats–Lulu Land, Wasted and Surf City 1985 

Ted Kaczynski’s Santa Cruz vacation shack. 04 Lulu Land In 1982 I lived in the tiniest house imaginable. It was at most 400 square feet yet it boasted a kitchen, bathroom, living room and two bedrooms. My bedroom was 6 x 10 feet. big enough for for a single mattress on a small platform. The small closet could hold about a ½ a dozen shirts, a couple of jackets and a… Read more
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