Posts tagged "Prime Parent Club"
Hunting for Musical Easter Eggs: An Interview with Indie-Rock Icon Mitch Easter

Hunting for Musical Easter Eggs: An Interview with Indie-Rock Icon Mitch Easter

Mitch Easter’s name suits him well. His records are obscure, hidden in record shops all over the world like so many Easter eggs. In the ’80s, he fronted the North Carolina-based jangle-pop outfit Let’s Active, and released an EP and three full-length records. While iTunes and eMusic offer a few isolated songs from my favorite Let’s...
Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ’s Review of Stephin Merritt's "Obscurities" LP

Now at Prime Parents Club: CTJ’s Review of Stephin Merritt’s “Obscurities” LP

Fresh out of my brain’s oven is my Prime Parent Club review of Stephin Merritt’s new B-sides compilation, Obscurities. Here’s an excerpt, and if you like what you read, click here to read the whole dad-blasted thing. I promise it’s fun! Stephin Merritt has a way of clinging to my brainstem as though it’s a...
CTJ Designs Inexplicable "Sock Monkeys Licking Wallpaper" Graphic for WritRams.com

CTJ Designs Inexplicable “Sock Monkeys Licking Wallpaper” Graphic for WritRams.com

My friend Jackie asked me to draw “sock monkeys licking wallpaper,” and since there was a paycheck involved, I didn’t ask any questions. It was like working for the mafia. I sketched the basic image out at a meeting during work (as always), and then created about 3 different drafts of the final graphic at...