Victory Records Spotlight

Victory Records Spotlight:
Chicago’s Victory Records was championing the independent spirit long before emo became a mainstream musical genre.
1. A Decade Under The Influence (album Version) (Single Version) – Taking Back Sunday
2. Ohio Is For Lovers – Hawthorne Heights
3. Understanding In A Car Crash – Thursday
4. The Tension And The Terror – Straylight Run
5. Do You Mind? – The Junior Varsity
6. Goodmornin’ Da – The Tossers
7. Youth Explosion – Madcap
8. Everything Went Numb – Streetlight Manifesto
9. Speak Up – June
10. I Loved The Way She Said L.a. – Spitalfield
11. Sleep Tight Tonight – The Forecast
12. Tuesday – The Hurt Process
13. Niki FM – Hawthorne Heights
14. Windows (Single Version) – Snapcase
15. Negative Infinity – Freya

E-Mail Encryption Rare in Everyday Use

Nice story on NPR yesterday about encrypting your email. I think most people assume that their email is at least somewhat private and don’t realize how many people potentially have access to the text of their email as it makes its way accross the net.

The Indelible Spirit of Mardi Gras

The Indelible Spirit of Mardi Gras:
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the people of New Orleans come together to celebrate Mardi Gras like never before.
1. Mardi Gras In New Orleans – The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
2. Fire On The Bayou – Neville Brothers
3. Tipitina – Professor Longhair
4. Yes We Can Can – Allen Toussaint
5. Hot Tamale Baby – Buckwheat Zydeco
6. Hip Shakin’ Mama – Irma Thomas
7. Junco Partner – James Booker
8. Chee Koo Baby – Lloyd Price
9. Rollin Stone – Zigaboo Modeliste
10. Tipitina – Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias
11. Hometown New Orleans – Champion Jack Dupree
12. Sugar Bee – Chavis, Boozoo
13. Squeeze Box Boogie – Clifton Chenier
14. Story Of My Life – Guitar Slim
15. L’Ouragon – Beausoleil
16. Boozoo’s Theme Song – Boozoo Chavis
17. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) – Tuts Washington

Test drive: Chandler PIM

NewsForge has a very positive review of Chandler, the open source, cross-platform email/calendaring program. Chandler is still at the prerelease stage and really only does calendaring so far, but it is looking more and more promising with every release.

Campfire Launched

37signals have launched their latest web app, Campfire. It’s a chat application with transcripts and easy file sharing targetted at businesses. As usual, the design is impeccable. I can’t say I will have much use for it but I suppose it would be great for distributed teams.

It’s Getting Hot In Here

It’s Getting Hot In Here:
A steamy set of provocative songs to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day.
1. I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More, Baby – Barry White
2. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
3. Lady – D’Angelo
4. Please Love Me – Ike & Tina Turner
5. I Love You More Than Words Can Say – Otis Redding
6. Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright) – Rod Stewart
7. Behind Closed Doors – Charlie Rich
8. She’s The One – Robbie Williams
9. I Just Want To Make Love To You – Lou Rawls
10. Slow Hand – The Pointer Sisters
11. Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’ – Journey
12. Make It With You – Bread
13. Lay Lady Lay – Bob Dylan
14. Kiss You All Over – Exile
15. When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
16. Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me – Gladys Knight & The Pips
17. Between The Sheets – The Isley Brothers
18. Something He Can Feel – Aretha Franklin
19. Rub You The Right Way – (Radio Edit) – Johnny Gill
20. You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate
21. Hot Blooded – Foreigner
22. Romeo’s Tune – Steve Forbert