Shambot! » Audio Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:14:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 NPR’s Sunday Puzzle vs. ActionScript 3 Fri, 24 Sep 2010 07:35:53 +0000 Today I was listening to podcasts and came across this week’s Sunday Puzzler. Take a listen…

A doozie!
Well, I got a little idea to solve it new-school by letting the do computer the work.

All I needed to do was find a list of countries in the world, then make a little app that could read that list and compare the country names against each other. Evil genius laugh…

Three possible answers! That is TWO more than the “puzzle master” Will Shorts found! PaChow!

I’ll be swimming in NPR lapel pins come this Sunday.
English comments along with puzzle-solver code here.

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Basket of Summertime Puppies Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:35:36 +0000 Written by Bill, performed by Me

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Apple Juice Kid Fri, 15 Jan 2010 16:33:37 +0000 This guy is da bomb. Also, you can download this album for free.

<a href="">Hello Dolly (intro) by Apple Juice Kid</a>

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Audio Recording Sat, 12 Sep 2009 16:43:32 +0000 I recorded these from my phone and I was surprised at the quality, unusually high! Anyways, some are from New York others are from Minneapolis (during SES). You’ll probably need to turn your volume up a bit as they are generally on the quiet side.


Here is a nice picture I made for you to look at while listening.

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A song Sat, 15 Aug 2009 19:49:48 +0000 What could this be a song for?

Never Want to

PS- Joel, how do you upload an mp3 so it shows up with a little media player instead of it being a link to the file?

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Three Cities, One Dance Sat, 16 May 2009 19:48:22 +0000 We were all online and video chat seemed to be the only option. Did you know you can share pictures and videos via iChat? I (joel) DID NOT AND IT IS AMAZING! Also, we danced:

Also, we Photoshop’d our eyebrows off. Gross! Thank god we all have eyebrows. Don’t you think that Chance looks like Old Biff from Back to the Future 2?
No Eyebrows are GROSS
(Old Biff from Back to the Future 2)

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shakespeare on the subway Mon, 24 Nov 2008 19:00:12 +0000 “Two USC School of Theatre students bring the Bard to Manhattan, entertaining commuters with a memorable scene from Romeo and Juliet.” Go to the full story at USC News here, and listen to the Morning Edition story below!

TOTALLY COOL. I wish I could see that kind of performance art here in Minneapolis! Joel, keep you eyes peeled this summer for me!

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new album Wed, 30 Jul 2008 04:16:35 +0000 I’m working on a new album! This is the sophomore slump guys, so don’t expect much. I’ve only made three songs, and so far I’m going minimalistic. I’m taking this very seriously* now, just look at the design and title of the album (the right side is the front, left is the back):

Here’s the song Tail Lights

*yeah right

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MCAD SES Sound Kids Fri, 27 Jun 2008 19:20:45 +0000 Sound kids projects! They made soundscapes this year. They’re very good.

These are best listened to with headphones or nice speakers.

Brendan – Outside and In

Brendan – Cellular Clampdown

Anne – Mind Scene

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ghetto fab! Sat, 19 Apr 2008 05:01:51 +0000 Here’s a song. It has lyrics! Not mine, of course, but those of Trygve and Joel performing as Tortoise & Hare. This song is EXPLICIT. Listen with caution.

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Two more delightful soundbytes Sat, 05 Apr 2008 01:11:03 +0000 … to tickle your ears.

P.S.- My collection of songs is 13 long now. Since they’re all only 1 minute long I think I’ll burn a CD when I hit 35 songs.

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REMIX Sat, 03 Nov 2007 05:12:35 +0000 I posted a video a while ago of me eating. Here it is:

Eating Song from billbill on Vimeo.


(PS- the drums are a live recording from our attic!)
(PPS (or is it PSS?)- could this be our shambot theme song? Or do we need something less/more silly?)

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No new art… Thu, 18 Oct 2007 01:45:55 +0000 but more ellipsises, and a cute new song. It’s very short, but when I listen to it I imagine someone buying flowers.

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SES – Game Design Sat, 21 Jul 2007 19:03:35 +0000
Absolute Cuteness by Holly Tarum – – – – – Uminator by Ben Lifson

Invocation by Sarah Haack – – – – – Sparkle Lullaby by Tim Edgren

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un tranche de chansons Sat, 30 Jun 2007 16:35:22 +0000 Sometimes I wake up and instead of remembering a dream, I’ve got a song stuck in my head. But! It’s not an established song, nooo. It’s a DREAM SONG. Dream songs are little snippets of melodies that my head manages to create while I’m sleeping and then it puts it on repeat and I wake up with a tiny melody stuck in my head. Sometimes they’ve got lyrics, which are always nonsensical, and rarely do I remember them. But today I woke up and decided I would remember my most current DREAM SONG by recording it in Garage Band. Would you like to listen to it?

Some disclaimers: I really suck at Garage Band. I also really suck and making music, even if it is in my dreams.

Onto other things. You guys may or may not know about all the crime that’s been going on, but I am beginning to become paranoid, considering most of it involved me in one way or another. I think, obviously, it’ll take time to get over such events.. but I’m glad I have good friends to do it with.

In other, less depressing news, last night Chance and I got squished in an elevator by a bunch of high schoolers in an elevator with one of those portable ipod speaker things. Then we went outside and hung out with Bill, Ben, and Desiree and then Chance turned into the WERE-ROCKER and we fell into hysterics.

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