Archive for October, 2004

being for the benefit of mr. peel.

faked by Wednesday, October 27th, 2004

A proper eulogy to our dj—by Bulb.

Gorjus made me do it: “bulb, why don’t you write a proper eulogy that we can post on catoptric? you’re one of the only ones that can.”

I decided against writing a “proper” eulogy because there are enough of them out there: two of the best being by Sasha-Frere Jones of The New Yorker and Dave Morley of NME and The Art of Noise. Instead I’ll write an appreciation of what John Peel meant to me personally, and I assume the musically-minded amongst you feel similarly.

i am naught but a radio-wave.

faked by Thursday, October 21st, 2004


bad decisionmaking skills in the indy-rock buying community: a modest study.

faked by Monday, October 18th, 2004



faked by Wednesday, October 13th, 2004


paul brill.

faked by Monday, October 11th, 2004


thee new babeh!

faked by Tuesday, October 5th, 2004

A hearty Catoptric welcome to a new kiddo on the block—frequent commentator ceo and his wonderful wife delivered a little bundle of joy! All the best, folks!

i just wish you had told me you were insane so we’d have a baseline for conversations like this.

faked by Monday, October 4th, 2004