A Little Cover Upper

I don't do a whole lot of cover-ups really so this was kind of a fun little challenge. We were both stoked on it.


The Voynich Manuscript

This thing has been interesting me lately thanks to an article in Discovery News. It's an early 15th century manuscript that no one knows who authored, written in an unknown language, with fantastic illustrations throughout it. There are plenty of theories, but it's pretty much still a mystery.


Jonah and the Whale

Here's a fun tattoo I did last weekend. The banner says Jonah in Hebrew, the name of his son.

Old BSA Ads

Bobby on a Triumph

My good pal just sent me a link to this great website. I found this article with old photos of Bob Dylan riding around on his '64 Tiger. It's linked from another site called Vintagent that has plenty of gems on it too, so be sure to check it out.


Songs Of 2010...

Or songs I discovered in 2010. I just finished this mix for a friendly blog that a friend started at songtrade. I haven't posted in ages, but I thought if anyone ever still checks this, I could surprise them with a mix. Why not? Here it is. I hope you (if anyone) enjoy.

1. Awesome Color - Eyes of Light - 2008. Heard this album this year and just really got into it. I like the repetitive beat of it. The album is great by the way.

2. Arzachel - Leg - 1969. A gift from Last.fm this year. The album was recorded in a cave in the Ukraine. For real.

3.The Black Angels - 2010. I've been following these Austin dudes for a couple years now. They're just about everything I look for in a rock band. See them live if you get the chance.

4. Girls - Lust For Life - 2009/10. I know, this song would probably be on every girl that works at URBN's top list for the year, but, there's something I really like about it.

5. Dungen - Gör Det Nu - 2007. Psych/Prog/Folk. I don't know. Some weird Swedish freak-out shit. I guess I missed the boat on these dudes. I remember people being stoked on this R5 show.

6. Mount Carmel - Livin' Like I Wanna - 2010. Almost sounds like the first Grand Funk album with a little less testosterone. And that's cool with me.

7. The Warlocks - Standing Between the Lovers of Hell - 2010. Some mellow stuff from a band that's awesome.

8. Wooden Shjips - Contact - 2009. Music to smoke drugs to.

9. Sleepy Sun - Wild Machines - 2010. Just got into this band a couple of months ago and haven't stopped listening to it. They're a good mix of dreamy and psych.

10. Wild Nothing - Drifter - 2010. Great song from a great album.

11. Washed Out - New Theory - 2010. A little more synthy than I'm used to, but that's a good thing. Their name actually describes the music quite well.

12. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill - 1985. I may have heard this one before this year, but for some reason, it's really stuck with me lately.

13. Zola Jesus - I Can't Stand - 2010. This is almost some Goth cross-over type stuff. It's dark, but her voice is beautiful.

14. Phosphorescent - Reasons To Quit - 2009. I really like this dudes stuff. So, when he put out a tribute album to Willie Nelson, I was stoked. I've always like Willie's version which was written by Merle, but this is a nice twist.


Love, From the Terrace

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I wish I was on this trip to hang in Alaska.