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帅巴 J

As a SinoPop scientist, musical miner, and amateur audiologist, I have been eagerly focusing on the eminent convergence of bit-dominant rhythms and Sino-MeiGuo folk roots and their contribution to sound-science in an effort to identify the nexus of musical energy bright enough to power the sun and make the world 100% paisley.

websitehttp://www.shuaibaj.com

Paint Your Wagon: Broadway to Hollywood

In 1951, while humanity vicariously ventured to the heights of the universe, under the wand’rin’ stars it’s terrestrial half constructed the heart and soul of one of the most influential moments in entertainment history which would ultimately define 1969 as…

Croon – The New PaisleyTunes

Over the past few years the writers and critics here at PaisleyTunes have observed significant trending within the song writing community. In 1999, spooked by the accidental keytar death of British puppeteer Christine Glanville, PaisleyTunes has witnessed musicians erratically circling…

Mark Mothersbaugh: The Lego Movie

Everything is Awesome, except maybe that song. Maybe. With stunning stop-motion-esque digital animation, almost every Lego character we know and love, comes to live with the same yellow-headed always-happy-go-lucky personas we’ve manufactured for ourselves. The world abounds with serialized parts,…

The Head And The Heart

My six-year old friend turned me onto The Head and The Heart this week and I’m satisfied.  Then I learned they’ve been around since 2009; seems word within the kindergarten circuit isn’t as quick as I’d expected. The Head and The…

Newton Faulkner: Gone In The Morning

My recent search for Sailing Naked turned up a great deal of porn. … I’d really really like that to be the extent of my post, but alas, this is about introducing a well known up-n-coming (or going); Newton Faulkner.…

September in Arivaca

The PaisleyTunes Desk is a nice looking cross hatch writing desk. It sits in front of a window that looks out across a garden onto a river (well, river levy – but we pretend like we’re in the reeds) It’s…

Chris Hadfield

A little over a year ago, PaisleyTunes celebrated the 1977 release into space of a golden platter, inscribed with earthly symbols, logic, and etched with the sounds of the earth, humanity gambling on the slim odds that ET will have…

Another New World – Josh Ritter

The fleeting Bostonian love affair, Ms. Annabel Lee. In the same year Captian Schroeder arrived in San Francisco, California, Edgar Allen Poe penned his enchantment; a short note of love lost to the bitter cold reapers of a New England Nor-Easter. One-hundred sixty…

Sing the Songs Of Fabric

As PaisleyTunes celebrates it’s second year afloat in the great sea-net, we amazed to reflect on the community of readers we’ve built. Today, we’re happy to announce the unveiling of our True intent. The exploration of Fabric and design. PaisleyTunes,…

Talk To Me of Mendocino

I have a small vial of Persian water. It sits on my desk here at PaisleyTunes West. It was a gift from a holy man to my wife and I and it brings us peace of mind to feel like…

Shuai Ba J Discusses Usher

“He – personally – destroyed my music collection in 2002. Therefore – I hate him and his music and his fancy haircuts.” … “I’m not done… I dislike Usher. Yes I do. Thank you for listening.” – Shuai Ba J…

The Wolverines: What A Bloody Great Day To Go Sailing.

In the past 10,000 years what has Australia given us? Well, my childhood best friend had an Australian father and we always put on his funny military uniforms. And did they manufacture those shoes I had that made me hate…