Category: Smaller things

The Bedhead Reissues

What a beauty! For me, Bedhead was never lost to time and I listen to them quite a bit, but it’s always nice to see the giants get the significant reissue they deserve. I still think, 15+ years later, about how gentle, solid and mesmerizing Trini Martinez played the drums. His bass drum on the… Read more »

“The sound of the dialup, pictured”

If you ever connected to the Internet before the 2000s, you probably remember that it made a peculiar sound. But despite becoming so familiar, it remained a mystery for most of us. What do these sounds mean? (Oona Räisänen)

“Pick A Con, Any Con”

The A.V. Club wrote about one of my favorite episodes of “Cheers” (two years ago).