Another Friday lunch hour, another trip to Graywhale.
By the way, Team USA just scored again on Team Finland. 4-0. Gold medal bound, baby!!
It pays to open your mouth at the register. I just happened to ask if the guy had heard of Joanna Newsom. Not only had he heard of them, but the guy next to me at the other register had heard of her and had seen her on some obscure rack upstairs.
I am addicted to peanut butter M&Ms. </tangent>
ANYway, I went upstairs and grabbed it, bringing the grand total to 11 CDs for the day. Here’s the list.
- Inkwell – These Stars Are Monsters
- The Happies – If We Were Really Here
- Interpol – Our Love To Admire
- Josephine Foster – Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
- Foma – Inverness
- Insta – Checklist for Love
- Great Northern – Sleepy Eepee
- God Help the Girl
- The Fever – In the City of Sleep
- The Appleseed Cast – Peregrine
- Joanna Newsom – The Milk-Eyed Mender
I have some other Appleseed Cast and Interpol, the rest were all a spin of the Russian Roulette barrel. I’ve yet to be let down entirely, so I’m not concerned.
I still haven’t ripped the CDs I bought last week. There’s a reason though, weak as it is. So, I hook our computer to our HD TV so we can wach HD content. We have a blu ray drive in the machine, and I have a smattering of HD documentaries that are pretty cool. Since the tower is hooked to the TV and I sit on the couch and do everything from about 10 feet away, I don’t like getting up and down every 3-4 minutes to switch out the CDs. So they’ve sat in their corner for the last week.
Today, I’m buying a blu-ray player. Panasonic DMP-BD80. Some guy near my house is selling one for $100. Nice. So that means I can move my tower back to the computer desk and start ripping. Woo hoo.