Monthly Archives: August 2013

Free Music Friday

Take a sample from a few record labels this week. The National and Camera Obscura courtesy of 4AD means you can’t go wrong with taking a few of these songs out for a spin   Hardly Art is just being modest.  Check out Seapony and La Sera.  Great indie dance pop records on this entire […]

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Get Out

The best part of movies is when the actors seemingly break into an impromptu dance or musical collaboration.  This weekend allows for you to witness a couple of those moments. On Saturday, go out to Beverly Hills to see Eat|See|Hear.  The fun is at La Cienega Park.  The band is Santa Barbara band Loomis & Lust. […]

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Steve Martin Music “Highlights”

Comedian, Author, Actor, Art Collector, Banjo Player: Steve Martin is many things.  One thing he is not, is a good singer.  Has that stopped him?  Of course not.  As they say, the proof is in the pudding.  So in honor of Steve Martin’s 68th I present you with some bad pudding. Enjoy! Here are ten […]

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New Music Tuesday

I don’t know what they’re putting in the Australian waters but it’s working as last year’s trippy band of the year Perth, Autralia’s Tame Impala is followed up this year with Sydney Australia’s Jagwar Ma.  Turn on the black light and enjoy. Similar in structure to Jagwar Ma but more electronic and dreamy is Washed […]

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L. David Sloane

It’s the song that time has (thankfully) forgotten except for my one friend who remembers it and mentions it to me whenever I see him.  I saw him last week and was reminded once again of the song “L. David Sloane” by Michele Lee.  It’s the reason I address myself in my emails as C. […]

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Free Music Friday

They’re not available to download but here’s a couple concerts from way back when to 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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Get Out

Could there be a better summer time concert experience that witnessing Willie Nelson with Trigger and Lyle Lovett at The Hollywood Bowl?  Don’t answer because it’s a rhetorical question.  Just get yourself to The Bowl this weekend as Austin, Texas comes to The Bowl.  They’re playing both Friday and Saturday night under the stars.   […]

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First Concerts

My first concert was ELO with Journey and Kingfish at Anaheim Stadium.   I went with my Dad.  It was fun and it was my favorite band.   I won tickets on 93 KHJ.   We left early to avoid traffic. My first real concert was a few years later when I went with just […]

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New Music Tuesday

I’m focusing on the concert experience this week so let’s check out the live discs as it seems every week there’s new live music from the archives being released.  This week is no exception.  It’s an eclectic collection, for sure. If you feel like flying your freak flag.  You can’t get any more freaky, deaky […]

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The Setlist

  There’s a reason Bruce Springsteen was the top pick on Rolling Stone Magazine Top Live Acts Right Now.  Well, of course, there’s many, many reasons. In baseball it’s called being a 5 tool player (hitting for average, hitting for power, base running skills and speed, throwing ability, and fielding abilities) Springsteen is a 5 tool performer (Songs, Performance, Excitement, Fan […]

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