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I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I’m good at everything.

January 6th, 2014 · Uncategorized


  Continuing the 2013 wrap-up with three more DrBeeper samplers:

    Lambda19 : EPs & singles   [download]



    Lambda20   [download]



    Lambda21 : comps, reissues & mixes   [download]



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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

January 4th, 2014 · Uncategorized



  DrBeeper Faves of 2013
The DrB brain dump is complete –
all that great music from 2013 has been collated and sorted.


    From the Top 2013 (aka ‘19′)   [download]
One track each from DrBeeper’s top 20(-ish) albums of 2013



Prev ‘19′ samplers:
2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007  
2006   2005   2004   2003   2002  


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I recognize that the water I am drawing is the same water that every other well around me is drawing.

December 27th, 2013 · Uncategorized


  Three home-stretch DrBeeper samplers for 2013:

    Lambda16   [download]



    Lambda17   [download]



    Lambda18   [download]




    DrB 2006 sampler flashback:
   Delta Tria   [download]



2012 : A Brief History of Money
2007 : David Byrne and Thom Yorke on the Real Value of Music
2006 : The 7′-Tall Pitcher: When Whatever Makes You Stronger Kills You

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Like all of my friends, she was a poor judge of character.

December 20th, 2013 · Uncategorized

11 years of #1’s
2002  Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
2003  Shins, the – Chutes Too Narrow
2004  Green Day – American Idiot
2005  Spoon – Gimme Fiction
2006  Twilight Singers – Powder Burns
2007  Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
2008  Jim White – Transnormal Skiperoo
2009  Andrew Bird – Noble Beast
2010  Beach House – Teen Dream
2011  Black Keys – El Camino
2012  Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

DrBeeper Top 10’s, 2003-2012

  Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - thrashermagazine
DJ Earworm Mashup 2013
David Thibault – Blue Christmas
King Khan & BBQ Show – Plump Righteous
50 Foot Wave – Power+Light
Quilt – Arctic Shark
White Denim – Pretty Green
Pond – Midnight Mass (At The Market Street Payphone)
D-PAN ASL Music Video “We’re Going To Be Friends”
Damo Suzuki & Pond – Live at The Bakery [full concert]
Black Market Karma – Live at Radar, Aarhus, Denmark [full concert]


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he may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot, but I assure you, he’s an idiot

December 19th, 2013 · Uncategorized


  • The Financial Crisis: Why Have No High-Level Executives Been Prosecuted? - jrakoff   nybooks
  • Pope Francis rips capitalism and trickle-down economics to shreds in new policy statement - rawstory
  • Snowden: NSA’s indiscriminate spying ‘collapsing’ - washingtonpost
  • Glenn Greenwald: What I’ve Learned - esquire
  • Another Batch of Wall Street Villains Freed on Technicality - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • PBOC Says No Longer in China’s Interest to Increase Reserves - bloomberg
  • The Taper Is On – 8 Ways That This Is Going To Affect You And Your Family - msnyder
  • Timeline of Snowden revelations - aljazeera
  • Special Report: The Pentagon’s doctored ledgers conceal epic waste - reuters
  • 11.04.13: Fair and Balanced - dbyrne
  • JP Morgan Accused Of Manipulating US Energy Markets Using 8 Different Trading Strategies - businessinsider
    Oligarchy will never cancel the debt we owe


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    “The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.”

    December 6th, 2013 · Uncategorized


  • What is BitCoin? - businessinsider
  • Is The Cult Of Central Bankers Unraveling? - forbes
  • Alan Greenspan Played Daily Show’s Jon Stewart - tavakolistructuredfinancetavakolistructuredfinance
  • 46 per cent global wealth owned by richest 1 per cent - ndtv
  • Looting the Pension Funds - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • The Plot Against Pensions [pdf]
  • Fed: Hedge Funds, Banks Sell Crappiest Debt To Small Investors (Before Credit Bubble Blows Up) - testosteronepit
  • InflationData.com
  • Price Manipulation Includes Silver and Gold (Part One)
  • Who Says Gold Is Money? (Part Two)
  • Sovereign Debt, Banks, and Gold (Part Three) - tavakolistructuredfinance
  • Forbes Calls Goldman CEO Holier Than Mother Teresa - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • Don’t be fooled by the false economic recovery - theguardian
  • The Fed’s Flawed Model - caseyresearch
  • How Detroit went broke: The answers may surprise you… - freep
  • 16 Major Firms May Have Received Early Data From Thomson Reuters - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • Currency Manipulation and Derivatives - tavakolistructuredfinance
  • 08.18.13: Iceland, part 4 - davidbyrne
  • TotalView and the Facebook IPO - nanex


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    Just because you make something illegal, doesn’t mean it’s going away, it just means it’ll now be run by criminals.

    November 21st, 2013 · Uncategorized


  • Dudeism: Your Answer for Everything
  • Dance Your Ph.D. Finalists - sciencemag
  • Orbital Speed - xkcd
  • 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World - readit
  • Frank Sinatra has a cold - esquire 1966
  • How Google Tracks Traffic - theconnectivist
  • The Season When Shows Peaked - businessinsider
  • New Physics Complications Lend Support to Multiverse Hypothesis - scientificamerican
    Bohemian Gravity!


    2011 : PeelPlayer
    2002 : huh?

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    It’s never too late to just be nice

    November 20th, 2013 · Uncategorized


      Two more new DrBeeper samplers for 2013:

        Lambda14   [download]



        Lambda15 : EPs & singles   [download]



      Brian Eno’s “Lux” and the Discreet Charm of Ambient Music - newyorker
      Is Music the Key to Success? - nytimes
      Fun Fun Fun Fest 8
    Calexico – Sziget 2013 [Full concert]
    Beastie Boys + Cypress Hill – So Watcha Want
    Black Market Karma – Heady Ideas
    Nobunny – Little Bo Bitch
    Aretha Franklin – Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
    Nobunny – I Was On (The Bozo Show)
    Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox – Blurred Lines
    Calexico – Black Heart
    Toploader – Dancing in the Moonlight
    Thin lizzy – Dancing in the moonlight
    Lou Reed & The Blind Boys of Alabama – Jesus
    Norm – Funny Face
    The Flaming Lips – Spongebob & Patrick Confront The Psychic Wall of Energy
    Real Estate – Green River
    Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built
    Hollis Brown – Ride On The Train
    The Heavies – What Makes A Good Man? / How You Like Me Now?
    Ben Kweller – Penny On The Train Track
    Speedy Ortiz – Tiger Tank
    Grooms – I Think We’re Alone Now
    Haim – The Wire
    Animal Collective – Applesauce
    Haim – Oh Well
    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Head On/Pill
    Cayucas – High School Lover
    Churchwood – I Have a Devil In Me
    Faine Jade – Introspection
    Iggy Pop & Bethany Consentino – Let’s Boot and Rally
    Danny O’Keefe – Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues
    Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
    North Mississippi Allstars – Meet Me In The City
    Black Market Karma – Yes You Can
    Spinning Jenny – Still Into You
    Wavves – Sail To The Sun
    Peanuts Hey Ya


    2008 : The Mansion: A Subprime Parable
    2007 : The Sleep-Industrial Complex
    2003 : the best prospect I ever saw…
    2002 : Hoax Photo Test


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    Technically, alcohol is a solution.

    November 7th, 2013 · Uncategorized


      New DrBeeper samplers for 2013:

        Lambda10   [download]



        Lambda11 : EPs & singles   [download]



        Lambda12   [download]



        Lambda13   [download]



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    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

    November 5th, 2013 · Uncategorized


  • Chase Isn’t the Only Bank in Trouble - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • Wage Stagnation and Market Outcomes - economix   nytimes
  • RIP, American Dream? Why It’s So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead Today - theatlantic
  • Introducing ‘The Tuition is Too Damn High - 10parts   washingtonpost
  • After the Meltdown - publicintegrity
  • How Private Tech Companies Are Collecting Data on You and Selling Them to the Feds for Huge Profits - alternet
  • What if journalists covered the US the way they cover the rest of the world - globalpost
  • Narcissists are ruining America - salon
  • Armed agents seize records of reporter, Washington Times prepares legal action - washingtontimes
  • Jimmy Carter: NSA Intelligence Gathering Ruining Democracy - newsmax
  • George Orwell’s Letter on Why He Wrote ‘1984’ - thedailybeast
  • The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back - theguardian
  • The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet - theatlantic
  • Snowden: UK government now leaking documents about itself - theguardian
  • The Black Budget - washingtonpost
  • AT&T Has Employees Embedded In The Gov’t Providing Near Realtime Searches On Nearly Every Phone Call - techdirt
  • Reports: NSA Has Keys To Most Internet Encryption - npr
  • Maximizing shareholder value: The goal that changed corporate America - washingtonpost
  • How complex are corporate structures? - opencorporates
  • The Militarization of Policing in America - aclu
  • Is Homeland Security Preparing for the Next Wall Street Collapse? - maxkeiser
  • Nobody Should Shed a Tear for JP Morgan Chase - mtaibbi   rollingstone
  • 7 institutions so mammoth they could destroy America - salon
  • I want to believe - thenewinquiry
  • Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Powerful interests are often pundits’ real bosses - FAIR.org
  • Highest-paid U.S. CEOs are often fired or fined: study - reuters
  • The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis - vice
  • Government statistics 12 years after 9/11 - mcalvanyweekly
  • There is nothing random about the LAX shooting - esquire
  • Einstein and The Great Fed Robbery (20Sept13) - nanex


    2008 : The Annotated Watchmen
    2001 : Bliss Fine Art


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