Time to rank tracks Continue reading Rank the Tracks to Infinity and Beyond
At long, long, long last, we have our final match! We have a funk jam up against a folk classic. Time to vote! Continue reading Anthem Tournament: finally, the finals!
I’M SORRY IT’S HERE NOW Continue reading National Anthem Tournament SEMIFINALS
Thanks to JGoo for reminding me that this is a thing. Got a pretty good spread among these final contenders! 4 soul/funk civil rights anthems, 2 folk standards, 1 orchestral fanfare, and 1 jazz classic. Continue reading New US National Anthem: Incredibly Tardy Elite 8!
We’re down to the sweet 16, so let’s get a-votin’! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 3!
Time to vote! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 2
Time to vote! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 1
Because we can all agree that “The Star-Spangled Banner” mostly sucks, we’re going to vote to pick a new national anthem for the United States of America. Post your nominations below and the top 64 will proceed to the bracket. … Continue reading New US National Anthem: Nominations
Rank the tracks on an album! NOW! (Or later, or whatever) Continue reading Rank Tracks REVOLUTION
Post the tracklist for a mix you’d use to introduce new fans to an artist you love. Be as by-the-book or as adventurous as you’d like, but TWELVE TRACKS EXACTLY. No more, no less. Continue reading Make a 12-Track Artist Intro Mixtape!
Lately I’ve become nigh-obsessed with the semiotic field of long-term nuclear waste warning messages. It’s considered something of an ongoing problem–how do we mark sites where radioactive waste is stored to prevent people of the distant future (generally regarded as … Continue reading This Night Thread Is Part of a System of Messages… Pay Attention to It!
It’s SPRING BREEEAAAAAK, everybody! Head to the beach! Head to the club! Head to the most crowded place you’re aware of! Get up on someone’s body! Consume fluids and questionable powders! Consume fluids and questionable powders off people’s bodies! SPRING … Continue reading The Day Thread is on SPRING BREEEEAAAAAAK!
woop WOOP woop WOOP Continue reading Rank the Tracks, do it for the children
rank the tracks! on an ALBUM! Continue reading How Many Tracks Could a Woodchuck Rank?
Here’s the game: you take two or more albums, by the same artist or related artists, and select a few tracks from each to form a new, possibly stronger track list for one new album. Choose tracks that somehow fit … Continue reading Make a Composite Album
rank TRACKS on an ALBUM Continue reading Rank the Tracks Ya Mama Gave Ya
I figured much wiser people than I have said more than enough about this holiday already, so rather than attempt to form any new insights, I’d just let them do the talking. “The meaning of Christmas is the idea that … Continue reading Decemberween Day Thread: comicalArchitect Loves You All
“Gift for you, Mister Edge,” said the intercom. “Want it sent up to your office? That’s odd , thought Morgan Edge, real estate mogul and the richest non-Luthor in Metropolis. No one likes me enough to give me gifts . … Continue reading Harley and Ivy: Chapter 1 (by comicalArchitect)
Name a musician or band you love and try to summarize what their music is about, what they’re trying to express or communicate in their work at large. Continue reading Describe an Artist’s Ethos