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And on the 7th Day…God created Jam: Sparklehorse

March 8, 2010


Frumpzilla's classic jam of the week features Tommy Bolin

Typically we reserve our classic jams feature for stuff pre-1990. However, given the loss of Mark Linkous over the weekend, today we’re gonna make an exception. Linkous, probably most readily known for his work as Sparklehorse, apparently committed suicide outside a friend’s home in Tennessee on Saturday (shot himself in the heart). Sad day, and a shame he won’t get to see the official release of Dark Night of the Soul, which, after a highly publicized bout of legal problems, is finally supposed to hit the market this year.

As a memorial, here’s three cuts from Linkous as Sparklehorse, including two from the Dark Night of the Soul album (featuring Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys and The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, respectively). Rest in peace.


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Google Sees You, Wayne Coyne

January 19, 2010


Wayne Coyne in a Bath

You may have seen those nondescript white vans with cameras on top driving around your city.  Thankfully they’re not creepy dudes riding around trying to get pictures of people doing things in private.  It’s actually just Google driving around and they just happen to get pictures of people doing things in private.  Oh yeah, and they put that on the internet and link it to your address.

It seems the latest victim is Wayne Coyne, the lead singer of the Flaming Lips.  Google caught him in a bathtub in the backyard of his Oklahoma City home.  I know, if I had a nickel every time I heard that. […]

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