Manage episode 247416830 series 2521962
How a misfit polka band scored a premium spot on the World Wide Web in 1995.
- 0:35 - "The Verge is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2011 to examine how technology will change life in the future for a massive mainstream audience." (The Verge)
- 4:05 - More Brave Combo accolades are on their Wikipedia page
- 4:11 - Bob Dylan's version of Brave Combo's polka arrangement of "Must Be Santa" (YouTube)
- 6:53 - Domain Name Journal
- 8:11 - What Brave.com/bo looked like in 1998 (Wayback Machine)
- 11:23 - Appropos of nothing, here's a figurine of Carl Finch for sale on Etsy. He also has his own Wikipedia page
- 13:01 - Beer Barrel Polka by Diet Polka (Soundcloud)
- 13:50 - Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Polka, from Brave Combo album Polkasonic
- 14:18 - Brave Combo performs the Chicken Dance at a live show (YouTube)
Brave Combo songs in this episode (Spotify playlist):
- "Do Something Different"
- "The Simpsons Theme"
- "In Heaven, There Is No Beer"
- "Ice Machine in the Desert"
- "Crazy Serbian Butcher's Dance"
- "Purple Haze (Polka Version)"
- "The Chicken Dance"