Monthly Archives: May 2016

2 for 2uesday

It’s all a matter of perspective. As is the case with relationship issues shared by a couple of Portland artists, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Kyle Craft   In “First World Problems”, the singer wants to be in a relationship but his partner is having none of it. “You’ve got to understand That I could be your man or […]

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Grammy Winning Memorial Day Playlist

A few years back the Grammys posted a Spotify playlist of Memorial Day themed songs, it runs the gamut from Mariah Carey to Kid Rock.  Thank a veteran today for his heroism and have a nice Memorial Day. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

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New Music Friday

The future is looking bright for Australian musicaian/producer Harley Edward Streten aka Flume. In 2012, he delivered his debut self-titled solo album, which featured guest appearances from Chet Faker, Jezzabell Doran, and Moon Holiday, among others. In his homeland, it topped the ARIA album chart and went double platinum. His sophomore album “Skin” contains appearances […]

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Get Out

Since 1973, Topanga Days, has promoted and supported the Topanga Canyon community with bohemian music has existed.  For three days, this little town turns into a population of 10,000.  The music lineup always has a couple big acts mixed in with the local music scene and this year is no exception as Los Lobos takes the stage […]

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Dylan and Public Radio

Yesterday was Dylan’s 75th birthday and as WXPN’s David Dye mentioned, “It sure is nice to celebrate someone’s contribution to pop culture while they’re still around”.  It’s a nice treat that only public radio can do A number of stations including WXPN in Philadelphia and WUMB in Boston celebrated by playing non-stop Dylan music.  KCRW in […]

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2 for 2uesday

  In the mood for a peaceful easy feeling?  I’m always a sucker for harmonies and The Redhill Valleys deliver it threefold (the three being band members Cheslea, Danielle & Tim) with “Wrong Way Turns Out Right”.  As the band from Hamilton, Ontario says in their bio “this was the first song our voices really melded […]

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Vuhaus

I had the good fortune to find myself at the Non-Commvention last week in Philadelphia. It’s held at the WXPN studios and it’s where all the taste makers at music discovery radio stations discovery new music/old music and everything in between. Documenting the artist showcases is Vuhaus. They’ve been around a year now and they […]

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Mudcrutch

Tom Petty is getting the old band back together…again.  Mudcrutch was on the cusp of releasing an album in 1974 when they imploded.  Tom Petty went on to form another band with members of Mudcrutch and the rest as they say is history.  And history doesn’t forget so in 2008 Tom did a one off […]

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The Cure

After the artists from the 60s and 70s play their desert trip show in October, Goldenvoice should move on to the 80s and book The Cure, Nine Inch Nails, U2, a reformed R.E.M., a reformed The Police and a reformed The Smiths (one can dream). In the meantime, go to the Hollywood Bowl to see The […]

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Quarterly Report

Let’s face it, there is too much music out there to keep up.  We stream an album once and move on to the next one.   But there is so much joy to be gained by listening to an album so many times you know the words by heart.  I listened to Pet Sounds yesterday […]

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