Monday, November 28, 2005

Dallas Does Indie Episode #13

On this weeks show:

1. Ray LaMontagne - Hold You In My Arms
2. The Subways - I Want To Hear What You Got To Say
3. Holopaw - Igloo Glass
4. Earlimart - Heaven Adores You
5. Benjamin Gibbard - You Remind Me Of Home
6. Goldspot - Rewind
7. James William Hindle - Leaving Trains
8. Matisyahu - Close My Eyes

The Playlist (from 11.28.2005):

1.Ray LaMontagne - "Hold You In My Arms" (Buy)
2.The Subways - "I Want To Hear What You Got To Say" (Buy)
3.Holopaw - "Igloo Glass" (Buy)
4.Earlimart - "Heaven Adores You"(Buy)
5.Benjamin Gibbard - "You Remind Me Of Home"(Buy)
6.Goldspot - "Rewind" (Buy)
7.James William Hindle - "Leaving Trains" (Buy)
8.Matisyahu - "Close My Eyes" (Buy)

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Saturday, November 26, 2005

Want to be featured on Dallas Does Indie?

Send music and one sheet (info) to:

Dallas Does Indie
c/o Jasien Swords
5740 Lunsford Rd. #3124
Plano, TX 75024

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Thursday, November 24, 2005

What is a Podcast and How can I listen to Dallas Does Indie?

I have been hearing that there are people out there who don't know what a podcast is, or they don't know how to listen to Dallas Does Indie. So I have taken it upon myself this Thanksgiving holiday to put together a little "how to" and hopefully help those who need it.

1st off:
A podcast or podcasting, is a method of publishing files to the Internet, allowing users to subscribe to a feed and receive new files automatically by subscription, usually at no cost. It first became popular in late 2004, used largely for audio files.
Now I know there are some of you out there that are saying to yourself, "feed"? What does he mean by "feed"? Well, a feed is generally referring to an RSS feed, which is what is required for listeners or subscribers such as yourself to be able to download the file that the author or host has published to the internet. It's basically a bunch of code that if you knew how to create you wouldn't need to be reading this anyways. Usually those wishing to create their own podcast do so by going through a third party host like Audioblog or Libsyn. When using one of these or any other third party host, all you really have to do is record your podcast and upload your file. The good news is, that if all you want to do is listen to a podcast the process is as easy as pumpkin pie.

2nd off:
If all you want to do is subscribe to my weekly show, Dallas Does Indie, be happy - it's EASY! All you have to do is download a program which supports podcast subscriptions. The most popular is iTunes, which also has many other capabilities built within it. Most notably, it is a great place to purchase the artists music that I feature on the show. Once you download iTunes or another podcast player you can drag the icon on the right side of this webpage which says "Podcast" into the designated area for xml addresses. OR, even easier for those of you with iTunes - you can go to the music store and enter "Dallas Does Indie" into the search box. You will be able to subscribe to the show and that's it - YOU'RE DONE!

I hope this helps those of you who were having some trouble joining in on the fun. Everyone have a great Thanksgiving! Tune in next week.


Sunday, November 20, 2005

Dallas Does Indie Episode #12

Feat. Shout Out Louds, John Vanderslice, Lou Barlow, Sun Kil Moon, Rogue Wave...and more

The Playlist (from 11.19.2005):

1.Shout Out Louds - "Hurry Up Let's Go" (Buy)
2.John Vanderslice - "Plymouth Rock" (Buy)
3.Lou Barlow - "Holding Back The Year" (Buy)
4.Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - "Face Like Summer"(Buy)
5.Rogue Wave - "10:1"(Buy)
6.Sun Kil Moon - "Neverending Math Equation" (Buy)
7.Loudon Wainwright III - "The Swimming Song" (Buy)

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Monday, November 14, 2005

Dallas Does Indie Episode #11

Feat. David Dondero, Alexi Murdoch, Appleseed Cast, Tom McRae, Cat Power,...and more.

The Playlist (from 11.14.2005):

1.David Dondero - "Ashes On The Highway" (Buy)
2.Alexi Murdoch - "Song For You" (Buy)
3.Appleseed Cast - "On Reflections" (Buy)
4.Halloween, Alaska - "All The Arms Around You"(Buy)
5.Tom McRae - "Walking2Hawaii"(Buy)
6.Cat Power - "I Don't Blame You" (Buy)
7.B. Fleischmann - "Broken Monitors" (Buy "The Humbling Coil" in Feb.)
8.Counting Crows - "Atlantic City (Bruce Springstein Cover)" (not available for purchase)

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Thursday, November 10, 2005

How are you listening to Dallas Does Indie?

Hey, I want to know how you're listening to the show. Write me an email and I'll make sure to mention as many as I can on the podcast. Have fun.


Sunday, November 06, 2005

Dallas Does Indie Episode #10

Feat. The Notwist, Owen, New Buffalo, Bosque Brown...and more

The Playlist (from 11.07.2005):

1.The Notwist - "Consequence" (Buy)
2.New Buffalo - "Recovery" (Buy)
3.Owen - "Skin & Bones" (Buy)
4.New Pornagraphers - "Use It"(Buy)
5.Bosque Brown - "Still Afraid"(Buy)
6.Postal Service - "Natural Anthem" (Buy)
7.Charlie Mingus - "Better Get It In Yo Soul" (Buy)

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