Monthly Archives: March 2012

Free Music Friday

I found a few music samplers  on Amazon.  Click on the photos and pick and choose your favorites. Enjoy!         Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Weekend In LA

Due to Good Friday next week we get to celebrate our First Friday a week early with Fifth Friday.  Confused?  All you need to know is that Matthew Dear and Songodsuns are performing at The Natural History Museum.  As if that wasn’t enough you’ll also get Dr. Jared Diamond leading in the discussion of “Is It […]

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Madonna vs. Deadmau5

The Madonna PR machine is in full effect as her album comes out this week.  And leave it up to the Material Girl to spark some controversy.  She was on stage in Miami for the Ultra Music Festival when she asked “How many people in this crowd have seen Molly?” As I now know, Molly […]

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New Music Tuesday

Coming out this week are a few artists that have not have had big pop hits lately but are trying to catch lightning in a bottle one more time by trying to shake things up a bit. Joan Osborne’s album Relish sold 3 million copies in the US alone way back in 1995.  She’s never […]

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Spring Break Books

Spring Break is just around the corner.  Here’s a a few books that might interest you whilst you lie around the pool.  That is what we do during Spring Break right?  Actually Spring was, or at least used to be, about decadence.  So let’s celebrate the decadent lifestyle with some book reading. The name Mike […]

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Free Music Friday

Let’s finally close up the SXSW talk with a 32 song sampler from Paste Magazine.  Click on the photo to get you to the site.   Brite Revolution has created their 10 song spring sampler including the  Brit Pop sounding band, The Technicolors (actually hailing from Phoenix, AZ), Nashville based Folk pop artist, Merry Ellen […]

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Weekend In LA

Well if you’re not in a movie theatre watching The Hunger Games and you’re over 30 you might find some entertainment available to you elsewhere. This weekend the amazing Allen Stone hits the Troubadour for two shows.  Both shows had been sold out for a while but some tickets for Saturday’s show just opened up. […]

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Americana music

Could there be a folk revival in the air?  In this year of Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday celebration it seems that many classic rock artists are using the opportunity to help re-introduce this music to the masses.  Neil Young and Crazy Horse have just announced their new album, entitled Americana will, in their words be “a collection […]

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New Music Tuesday

Let’s play Jeopardy A: Nine Inch Nails, The Pretenders, Guns N’ Roses and The Shins. Q: Name four bands that operate with one person as the sole full-time member of the group. Yes, Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders), Axl Rose (Guns N’ roses) and now you can also add James Mercer (The […]

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Listen Up, Youngsters!

So says Bruce Springsteen during his keynote address for SXSW last week, “Listen up youngsters, this is how successful theft is accomplished”, as Bruce segues from the Animals song “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” into “Badlands”.  “It’s the same fuckin’ riff, man!”  Go to the 23:24 mark to hear it. And so Bruce exposes […]

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