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dhamster  ·  2927 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Red Wedding - Guile's Theme Goes With Everything (Major Game of Thrones spoilers)

I always knew they were just mostly dead.

dhamster  ·  2927 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What cover songs do you think are well done?

I've always been interested in covers that fundamentally change the meaning of the original song with a new style or instrumentation.

Such as:

Maxence Cyrin - Where Is My Mind

Dynamite Hack - Boyz In Tha Hood

Ben Folds - Bitches Ain't Shit

I also think it's interesting when a cover song reaches a level of popularity rivaling the original song, like:

Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower

Jeff Buckley - Halleleujah

or Joan Jett - I Love Rock and Roll

dhamster  ·  2927 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Alpine - Just (Radiohead cover). Music at 0:42

The YouTube comments on this video are pretty awful in my opinion. A lot of them either don't know that AV Club is The Onion's sister publication, don't like that it's showing up on the same channel as the satirical Onion videos, or seriously hate this cover. It's not perfect, but is it really deserving of that level of vitriol? Maybe they're just bothered that music is showing up in their subscription box.

dhamster  ·  2927 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Alpine - Just (Radiohead cover). Music at 0:42

Should be working now, must have been the coded YouTube URL

dhamster  ·  3077 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut

Great read. Inspired me to re-watch the 1995 Canadian TV movie based (loosely) on the original story.

dhamster  ·  3081 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ASK HUBSKI: What do you think of the new logo?! [UPDATED]

To me it hampers readability for me to have them all connected, at least in the current layout. Here's how it looks with h and d split to the letters' natural depths, for comparison.

Still feels a little crowded though, might need to be spaced out a little more. Then again, I'm no graphic designer.

dhamster  ·  3081 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ASK HUBSKI: What do you think of the new logo?! [UPDATED]

Here, I made it modernist for you.

dhamster  ·  3082 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: This is driving me crazy - what do we call ourselves?

Hubblers

dhamster  ·  3082 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: When Circlebroke broke

Yeah, because that makes sense. Circlebroke loves nothing more than the defaults, and their mods.