farm city!

man crush.

February 18, 2011
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The Tallest Man On Earth aka Kristan Matsson. Singer-Songwriter. Sweden.


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dakota.

December 20, 2010
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Roy Orbison / Fred Squire.

I saw Fred Squire play last night at the Dakota Tavern in Toronto. Good show, as usual. Also as usual, I found myself thinking that Fred and Roy look a lot alike. So here’s a compare / contrast for y’all.
The final photo features two of my other favourites, Daniel Romano and east-coast heart-throb Julie Doiron.


i like it.

January 19, 2010
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Department of Eagles. “No One Does It Like You.”

Directed by Patrick Daughters and Marcel Dzama.
A good track. A good video.
Obviously a lot of influence from Dzama here – the video seems aesthetically and thematically linked to his previous work.
You can see my first post on him HERE.


pick and shovel, pick and shovel.

January 13, 2010
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Sam Cooke. Chain Gang. 1960.

I have an awful job. For days I’ve been picking, shoveling, jack-hammering, shoveling, picking rock.
I can’t get this song out of my head. Minus the racism, the indentured labour, the ball-and-chain, I might as well be working on the chain gang.


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