Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!  Love the 1984 versions of David Letterman and Pee-Wee Herman 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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New Music Tuesday

It’s the day before Halloween and at least ten new Christmas albums from the likes of Rod Stewart, James Taylor & Rita Coolidge are coming out with their efforts.  The one that intrigues me is the compilation Holidays Rule which features Fun., The Shins and Rufus Wainwright.   I would give you a sample but […]

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Creepy Album Covers

Sadly not too much work is put into jpeg type album covers.   But as we tell the younger generation there was a time artists put a lot or sometimes very little thought into how they wanted their album to look and represent the music.  Here are ten of my favorite creepy  or scary or […]

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Free Music Friday

Blondie is still out there playing their amazing catalog from the 70s and 80s and they’re still trying connect with new music that you can sample here. You can also see a recent New York show from the band here: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Weekend In LA

It’s Halloween weekend so put the finishing touches on your Honey Boo  Boo or Zombie Honey Boo Boo costumes and strut your stuff at one or more of the following events. There is nothing more theatrical, awesome and spectacular than Mexican Masked Wrestling, throw in striptease and comedy and it’s a can’t miss proposition.   […]

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Country and Rock Halls

Garth Brooks was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and I realized that despite the huge influence that country has on rock music it is barely a footnote in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.  Jimmie Rogers and Jerry Lee Lewis were inducted in 1986. Hank Williams was inducted at the event in […]

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New Music Tuesday

Sure Taylor Swift’s album “Red comes out today and will most likely break Mumford and Son’s 2012 opening week record of  600,000 but there are a couple other CDs that are also worth your attention. The first is by Bat For Lashes,  “The Haunted Man”.  Don’t let the puzzling album cover scare you away this […]

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Bridge School Benefit Show

Neil Young hosted his 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit concert over the weekend and thanks to his gracious nature he not only raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the two shows  but on Sunday he let the public stream the show for free. It is a  wonderful concert and the ability to hear some […]

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Free Music Friday

The CMJ Fest in NYC is going on right now and now you can throw down some music knowledge like some Echo Park hipster with this Spin Magazine mixtape.  Example…”It’s Correatown with a C don’t pronounce it like a K…pffft…whatever” For the record, the Correatown song “Further” is definitely worth your time to hear. Click […]

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Weekend In LA

It’s your last chance to get to the Getty this year to enjoy their Saturdays Off The 405 series. Since summer has ended and it’s getting darker earlier it’s only fitting that New York based/Joy Division inspired band Cold Cave close the proceedings. Cold Cave takes its Joy Division inspiration seriously.  As evidence, may I […]

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