Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween

Can you think of anything more scary than Britney Spears trying to play the part of Vincent Price with a British accent?  No! It’s Britney Witch! Now watch this “terrifying” video! Have a Happy Halloween! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

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Spirits In The Material World

Many of our favorite pop stars have had encounters with the “otherworld”. Here are a few stories of artists that have given their ghosts friendly names. Demi Lovato: deemed her house in Texas as “so ridiculously haunted.” However, it’s not inhabited by a malicious spirit — it’s a little girl she believes is named Emily.  “I’ve […]

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New Music Tuesday

I think Arcade Fire is the only band besides Radiohead where their fanbase goes absolute mental whenever the band comes to their town.  Here’s just a few tweets. Just got my hands on the new @arcadefire album. NEED to go see them again. #Amaaaazing — Aoife Kirwan (@Earl_Sassypants) October 27, 2013   Who wants to […]

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Lou Reed

Brian Eno once famously said regarding the poor selling debut album of The Velvet Underground “Everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band.” This may help explain why I never started a band because frankly, The Velvet Underground scared me.  I had no interest as a kid in hearing about the dark […]

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Free Music Frightday

  Yes, Halloween is coming and you don’t have anything to greet those creepy kids when they get to your door.  Fear not!  Here are a few music mixes to download.  Enjoy!   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

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Get Out

If you grew up in Los Angeles in the 80s and early 90s there was one show that always happened in October and that was Oingo Boingo at The Universal Amphitheatre (and later Irvine Meadows).   The band got a few songs placed in classic 80s movies like Sixteen Candles (the classic segue from “True” […]

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Muscle Shoals

I got the opportunity to see the documentary “Muscle Shoals” and as I mentioned in a previous post there’s a growing nostalgia for recording studios,.  While Dave Grohl’s Sound City focused on the magic of the room and mixing board of the studio, Muscle Shoals focused on the the external i.e dirt and river of […]

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New Music Tuesday

Things I learned about the band, Poliça. 1) This is how you pronounce their name. 2) The word Poliça is Polish for police or policy, not French. 3) That tale in the letter c is called a cedilla. It’s a Spanish word. 4) Lead singer of the band, Channy Leaneagh sees it as a reference to an […]

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014

The Rock Hall has announced their Nominees for the Class of 2014.  They are many repeat nominees so we shall see if the second..or third…or fourth time is the charm. Using My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus” lyrics of “We Are The Innovators, They are The Imitators”, I will let you know who I think should […]

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Free Music Friday

Do you like the ukulele?  Here’s two artists for you that you’ll love I like Australian Vance Joy so you should too.  Take some of his music.   Canadian Lauren Mann is trying to fund a new record.  Listen to her last album and then donate a few shekels to the cause.   Bookmark on […]

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