Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekend In LA

This is the weekend to reminisce about the way things were when you were just some punk ass kid. On Friday, drive your 1984 Cherry Red Chevy Camaro to  The Staples Center and soak in what is probably one of the last shows  Van Halen with David Lee Roth will perform. David (touring with the band […]

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Library Of Congress and Medal Of Freedom 2012

It’s been a music filled seven days in Washington DC as last week the  Library of Congress recognized 25 new sound recordings for addition to their registry. Songs by Donna Summer, Dolly Parton and The Sugarhill Gang as well as 1930s and ’40s news reports and speech excerpts from journalist Edward R. Murrow’s “I Can Hear […]

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New Music Tuesday

When I first heard the song “Little Talks“, I thought it was good but it seemed Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros were repeating familiar territory compared to their song “Home“.  Turns out that song was by Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men.  Well the original hippy folk band from Los Angeles is back now […]

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Memorial Day Playlist

Have a great Memorial Day as we remember those that gave their lives to preserve our freedoms as a nation.  Here’s a music playlist for you.  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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Free Music Friday

In case you’re not interested in listening to your local radio station counting down songs, artists or albums, download your own music to countdown. Click on the photo to get the Spin Magazine May/June Sampler including music from Avi Buffalo, Ceremony and No Age. Celebrating their upcoming tour Dead Can Dance are letting you download […]

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Weekend In LA

Memorial weekend in LA offers so many great things to do and here are a few of my favorites. Food and Booze and Comedy and Literature, is how Jubilee advertises itself so how can you go wrong?  A number of very good bands including Kinky, Autolux and Abe Vigoda will be there to represent the […]

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Summer Music Festivals

Forget what Andy Williams says, Memorial Day to Labor Day is the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to spend it then jumping in your party van and traveling the open road from festival to festival.  Here’s 10 places to go this summer starting in Seattle and ending back in…Seattle.  Whoa! […]

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New Music Tuesday

Two unique voices that have been played on constant loop this year and two voices that have unfortunately been cut short mark this week’s new music releases. John Mayer is quite a remarkable guitarist but he likes to keep it understated and let his sensitive songwriter voice shine through and that’s the way the ladies […]

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Herb Ritts

Like any great musician with a unique sound that can’t be duplicated, Herb Ritts has a unique style to his photographs.  Most of his photos contain one or more of the following styles, exaggerated physiques, elastic torsos that accentuate the human form and faces in the throes of ecstasy.  Like a great song, they’re fun […]

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Free Music Friday

Mindy Smith is an amazingly talented singer/songwriter blessed with a beautiful country lilt to her voice. NoiceTrade is releasing a 4 song EP of 2 new and 2 older songs from Mindy’s catalogue.  You can get it all with your email address. Brite Revolution is now offering up their 2012 Summer Lovin’ Mixtape.  30 songs to […]

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