Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Wither Feelin' Kinda Froggy blog?

Holy fucking shit. One day it was there, and the next day it wasn't. My favorite blog just fucking vanishes. The kind bard who curated this departed but beloved cranny of cyberspace possesses what is one of the most thorough indie vinyl libraries on the planet (and you thought yours truly was obscure). Although I downloaded dozens of albums from FKF, there were many more that I intended to explore at a later date, and apparently that date passed sometime last week. Granted, the Sharbee file links deposited oodles of spyware on my system, the music was it's own reward. I believe that FKF was a successor to another blog, that strangely enough was also eviscerated sans warning, so I can only hope the mole that was whacked down this time will arise from a different hole. Does anyone have the skinny on this rather unfortunate development?

11 comments:

Jonathan said...

I just noticed this the other day too and was incredibly disappointed to find out it was gone. I nabbed a lot of great and unknown to me noise-rock/no-wave inspired material from that blog. It was invaluable. Majorly sad to see it is no more.

jeffen said...

Amen

It was a great to hear albums I'd only seen in fanzine ads from the 80's.

evr said...

I was crushed. Let me know if you find him out there again!

Eel O'Brian said...

Yip, one of the great ones. I hope it rises again.

Neal said...

yeah, i just came across this blog recently and found tons of good stuff. a real nice mix of stuff on there.

if you know of somethng you meant to download from there, you can still search google for the title and when the froggy entry comes up, just go to the cached link and get the download link. i did that for a couple albums i didn't get to in time.

we miss you, froggy!

Robert Cass said...

Was it a Blogpost blog? Don't let it happen to your blog, please. Read this:

http://www.laweekly.com/2009-02-05/music/google-39-s-new-killer-app-why-are-music-bloggers-39-posts-disappearing-and-who-is-deleting-them/all

todd said...

Glad to see this acknowledged. The new transfer of Comic Book Page by The Cost of Living has been my rocket fuel for the past week, and it is such a shame to see it gone right after.

spavid said...

Thanks for your comments everyone. We'll ge through this together. Neal's "caching" trick (sixth comment) actually works, as long as you know what you're looking for.

slovenlyeric said...

Just wanted to say I miss FKF as well. The person who did this seemed to have picked up many of the same records I did back in the 1980's. Lots of old Homestead things.

Tydalwave said...

Hi, I'm the one who had the "Feelin' kinda froggy" blog up and running for a couple of months. Thanks very much for your kind words which I really appreciate.
Greetings from Hamburg/GER, Tydalwave

T said...

Ah, please come back FKF! You had loads of amazing stuff up -eg I found The Phantom Payn stuff from your blog (though didn't get it all and now am tearing out hair)..