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Woodscrews [May. 3rd, 2009|11:01 pm]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Keeping in the tradition of only posting songs round here, (at the blistering snail's pace they come in) here's a new one, 5 months early for Halloween:

http://vonflueart.com/stuff/Woodscrews.mp3

Lyrics:

Woodscrews, buttons and dinosaur bones
whistles, wooden swords and little round stones
pirate coins stolen from old Davey Jones
that's what you'll find in a boy's room

Baseballs, popguns and whittled-down sticks
gum wrappers, robots, and a piece of a brick
a book that will teach you 100 card tricks
that's what you'll find in a boy's room

a rocking chair that looks like a troll in low light
lassos that could bind a boy up real tight
dark shadows in the corners conceal spiders that bite
that what you'll find in a boy's room

there's a closet that's a doorway to permit the undead
and dust bunnies with two rows of teeth in their head
and tentacles that slide out from under the bed
that's what you'll find in a boy's room

the toy-chest spews a cloud of poison that spreads
and a vaporous bride that murders all who she weds
with a bookcase that bleeds out a thick shade of red

and 100 other things that will fill you with dread (x2)
That's what you'll find in a boy's room.
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working on riding that wave of popularity. [Mar. 5th, 2009|08:11 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
We're breaking up LJ. Facebook is my new girlfriend. Watch us kiss at a dirty table in the food court, and be jealous. I can still be your friends page though, right?


'Course in my absence I wrote a song about the Watchmen, so it's all good. Wierd co-inky-dink that I finished it right when the movie is coming out!

Enjoy it! And tell yer girlfriends!

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two-fer [Jan. 27th, 2009|11:11 pm]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Here's a version of Joe Purdy's "Cowboy Song". It kinda jumped up and bit me today, so i figured I'd record it:




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Sweeping up after the partys over [Jan. 27th, 2009|07:48 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Worked up a new song the other day and fabricari has emboldened me enough to try and throw down a rough version, in the interest of trying to post at least once a week here you go:


(Ignore my rambling at the beginning and the sharp edges, I should smooth them off after playing it for a few weeks)


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! [Jan. 20th, 2009|10:34 pm]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
So tymmi  just finished his comic "!". Not only has it got a great title, but it's probably the best webcomic I've seen in recent memory (admittedly i don't read Penney Arcade or um that one the other guy does...) Here's a swipe at Tym's monster, who is pretty much the only thing I feel for, by the end...READ IT!




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the Von Flues storm Facebook [Jan. 6th, 2009|07:46 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
I've been spending more time on teh olde facebook lately (Profile found here) I resisted FB for a long time cause all I ever saw there was people I went to high school with. And really, I see them at the market every week so, what's the point? But either i'm getting older or Facebook is getting better.

We also have a studio page where my better half and I will attempt to send out regular updates on what we're doing, which this week entails the painting and firing of many ceramic platters, doing some decorative finishes in a theatre lobby and a big ol' mural on a car wash (ah the life of a sellout? working artist). So friend it all, we'll keep making more.
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Badumb-bum! [Jan. 5th, 2009|10:46 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Do Ambivalent Eskimos wear "Shruggs"?
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(no subject) [Dec. 28th, 2008|09:18 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Camming some comics work: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/vonflue
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Hallelujah [Dec. 24th, 2008|09:43 am]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin
Yoppy here did an incredible version of the Hang Dog Song Turpentine a while back and this is the best thing I've seen this season:


You can tell him yourself over on his LJ
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Happy holidays, all.

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Still pluggin away on the ol' 97... [Dec. 16th, 2008|11:37 pm]
Faded, Jaded Mandarin




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