Still Drunk, Still Seeing the Junk

I was pleased over the holidays to see this post on the Beatnik Turtle blog. Tom, aka the guitar player of the band and one of the primary co-conspirators with… I was pleased over the holidays to see this post on the Beatnik Turtle blog. Tom, aka the guitar player of the band and one […]

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The Greatest Xmas Song Ever Written

Before we get too far from the holiday season, let me put in a pointer for my single favorite modern Xmas song. The title of this post is not my… Before we get too far from the holiday season, let me put in a pointer for my single favorite modern Xmas song. The title of […]

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Pregnancy Humor

My wife is in the end game of her pregnancy. I just happened to randomly see this video which I guarantee is 100 times funnier when you spend every day… My wife is in the end game of her pregnancy. I just happened to randomly see this video which I guarantee is 100 times funnier […]

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Thomas Peake Farewell Concert and Peakecast

Tomorrow Sunday December 20th 2009 will be the “Thomas Peake Farewell Celebratory Concert” at the Eyedrum – 290 MLK Jr Drive SE in Atlanta. Doors open at 3 pm, music… Tomorrow Sunday December 20th 2009 will be the “Thomas Peake Farewell Celebratory Concert” at the Eyedrum – 290 MLK Jr Drive SE in Atlanta. Doors […]

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25th Anniversary Destroy All Music Festival

For you Atlanta GA area lovers of the industrial noise, this Saturday Oct 24th is the 25th Anniversary Destroy All Music Festival being held at the Eyedrum. I was sent… For you Atlanta GA area lovers of the industrial noise, this Saturday Oct 24th is the 25th Anniversary Destroy All Music Festival being held at […]

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Free Mojo Nixon MP3s at Amazon

I have no idea how long this deal will last but the last one like this I linked to was about 2 hours from when I posted it. I’d recommend… I have no idea how long this deal will last but the last one like this I linked to was about 2 hours from when […]

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Enjoy Every Sandwich for $1.99

Here’s a deal I need to take advantage of. In the Amazon MP3 store, they have the Warren Zevon tribute album Enjoy Every Sandwich on sale for $1.99. I don’t… Here’s a deal I need to take advantage of. In the Amazon MP3 store, they have the Warren Zevon tribute album Enjoy Every Sandwich on […]

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The Band

One of my favorite groups of the 60s and 70s is The Band. I love their music and I loved how they defied the psychedelic times by wearing clothes out… One of my favorite groups of the 60s and 70s is The Band. I love their music and I loved how they defied the psychedelic […]

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RIP, Lux Interior

Lux Interior, lead singer of the Cramps is dead at age 62. The one time I saw the Cramps was one of the highest energy and craziest shows I ever… Lux Interior, lead singer of the Cramps is dead at age 62. The one time I saw the Cramps was one of the highest energy […]

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Fleetwood Mac Historical Controversy

Soundstage on PBS has recently shown a 2 part concert from Stevie Nicks. For no apparent reason this started me thinking about old Stevie songs and old Fleetwood Mac and… Soundstage on PBS has recently shown a 2 part concert from Stevie Nicks. For no apparent reason this started me thinking about old Stevie songs […]

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The Gentle Readers Rocked

We went to Atlanta last weekend and I got to see the Gentle Readers play. It’s an increasingly rare occurrence that they perform a show and I never know when… We went to Atlanta last weekend and I got to see the Gentle Readers play. It’s an increasingly rare occurrence that they perform a show […]

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Free Amazon MP3s

A while back, I made my first ever purchase from the Amazon DRM Free MP3 store, Brian Eno’s Here Come the Warm Jets. I liked the experience and thought it… A while back, I made my first ever purchase from the Amazon DRM Free MP3 store, Brian Eno’s Here Come the Warm Jets. I liked […]

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Eno and DRM Free MP3s

I can hit the quinella and make a new post that ties together two recents posts about music I love and DRM protected music. I realized that Brian Eno’s Here… I can hit the quinella and make a new post that ties together two recents posts about music I love and DRM protected music. I […]

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Purity of a Pop Song

One of my favorite pop songs is Sugar’s “Gee Angel”, partly for the purity and simplicity of the lyric There’s nothing in this world That I’d rather do Than buy… One of my favorite pop songs is Sugar’s “Gee Angel”, partly for the purity and simplicity of the lyric There’s nothing in this world That […]

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Desert Island Discs

I’m currently listening to Wim Merten’s ” Maximizing The Audience“, which is perhaps my all-time favorite song. That put me in mind of other of my favorite bits of music…. I’m currently listening to Wim Merten’s ” Maximizing The Audience“, which is perhaps my all-time favorite song. That put me in mind of other of […]

Groadies I Have Known

I am subscribed to the Large Hearted Boy music and literature blog. Today was a post about the PDX Pop Now festival. The thing that jumps out about that is… I am subscribed to the Large Hearted Boy music and literature blog. Today was a post about the PDX Pop Now festival. The thing that […]

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The Siderunners Live

I’ve gotten a few emails from Nate “Siderunner” Van Allen pointing to the Siderunners website. Although the band is somewhere between on hiatus and defunct, they are releasing MP3s of… I’ve gotten a few emails from Nate “Siderunner” Van Allen pointing to the Siderunners website. Although the band is somewhere between on hiatus and defunct, […]

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On the Continuing Death of the Record Labels

Via Ken comes this link to Demonbaby on the death of the Oink service. That’s the specific but it is a long musing on the increasing irrelevance of big music… Via Ken comes this link to Demonbaby on the death of the Oink service. That’s the specific but it is a long musing on the […]

Thermos Greenwood

I’m listening to last week’s Personality Crisis and Jon has on these crazy guys from Thermos Greenwood. I don’t know how it is that I’ve never heard of them. They… I’m listening to last week’s Personality Crisis and Jon has on these crazy guys from Thermos Greenwood. I don’t know how it is that I’ve […]

NYC, 1977

Via Caitlin comes this link to a great essay by Anthony Bourdain about what it was like to live in New York City in 1977. I really like how he… Via Caitlin comes this link to a great essay by Anthony Bourdain about what it was like to live in New York City in 1977. […]

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