Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 29

Phish – Run Like An Antelope (Live at The Ranch in 1987)

This is something I haven’t seen before. Must be the oldest video footage I’ve personally seen of Phish – and I’ve watched a lot :-). Something must have gone wrong in the transfer process with the video, so it’s a bit pixelated. Audio is great, though. It’s on a farm somewhere in Vermont, and the […]

Contact the Mayor of Oakland, Tell Her to Fire the Police Chief

Contact the Mayor of Oakland, and tell her to fire the Police Chief or resign. The completely uncalled for police action against the Occupy Oakland protesters was simply un-American. Oakland should be a shining light to the rest of the country, not the very picture of police overkill and brutality.

October 26

UGK – Purse Come First (audio)

Great UGK track. From the album UGK 4 Life. The beat is funky, with a bit of stank on it, and it’s got my all time favorite Bun B verse (and I love Bun B): Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane / No it’s just another drone spying on us, […]

It’s getting crowded in here: 7 billion humans on October 31

On October 31, the world’s population is officially scheduled to hit seven billion — a rise of two billion in less than a quarter century. The planet’s human population grew by 2 billion in 25 years. That’s pretty amazing. More at this Raw Story article.

October 20

Tom Waits – Emotional Weather Report (Live in 1977)

One of Waits’ greatest poems set to music triumphs, performed live on Rockpalast, a German music television show that’s been on the air since 1977. Filmed at WDR’s Studio L in Köln, West Germany. April 18, 1977.

October 16

Furthur – The Other One (Live at TRI Studios in 2011)

First of all… Happy Birthday, Bobby! That’s right, boys and girls, it’s Bob Weir’s birthday today. Sunday, October 16th, 2011. Bobby is the big 64. Which means Social Security with no penalties is right around the corner. I doubt we’ll be seeing Bobby slow down anytime soon, though… To celebrate Bobby’s birthday, here’s a brilliant […]

Bob Weir & Jerry Garcia – When I Paint My Masterpiece (video)

High quality video of Bobby and Jerry on Late Night with Dave Letterman. They play Masterpiece with the Late Night band. [Update: I noticed the video was no longer available on YouTube on October 23rd, 2011. Drats!]