Monthly Archives: July 2016

The philosophy of life from Steven Tyler

If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing. Maybe life is random, but I doubt it. “Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.” “The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first. “Songwriting is a bitch. And then […]

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Free Summer shows in LA

This weekend in LA.  Free shows galore Thursday: The most beautiful boy in the world aka BØRNS and his posse of beautiful band members will be with the beautiful people on the Santa Monica pier.  I’m clearly not worthy so I’ll be observing from somewhere in the shadows.   Friday:  Following on the heals of  Deerhoof‘s […]

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Favorite singles for now

A number of my favorites.  My only rule is they had to be yours also, meaning they actually had to enter the music charts (any format) at some point by June 2016.  In my opinion, these 10 songs represent a good portion of what was exciting about listening to music in the first half of […]

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2 For 2uesday

Once in a while I’ll post music from unsigned artists just to say I think they are on the right track. The band Babygirl from Toronto seem understand what it’s like to be a baby band. They’re excited about creating new music but not quite sure if they’re ready to conquer the world. As they posted […]

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Who Are You Louis C.K.

I’m seeing Louis CK tonight.  I can’t wait.  I wanted to post my favorite scene from his possibly late show “Louie” This 3 minute clip perfectly sums up a lot of what I’ve learned about Fatherhood.  There’s something cool that you love and you want to pass that love that you feel for this subject but your […]

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The Avalanches

Australia’s The Avalanches have released a total of one album since their 2000 debut with their appropriately named album “Since I Left You”.  That album is still worshiped by many music fans.  Pitchfork gave it an unheard of 9.5.  It’s worth giving it another listen. Their new album “Wildflower” comes out today.  It’s bound to disappoint […]

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Summer Shows

This weekend is full of free shows courtesy of KCRW Thursday: KCRW AND THE HAMMER MUSEUM PRESENT Poolside + Carlos Nino & Friends + KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Mayer Hawthorne, Alina Baraz,Jason Bentley (KCRW DJ) Saturday, July 9 EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS IMARHAN+ KCRW DJ JASON BENTLEY Annenberg Space […]

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Quarterly Report Best albums 2016

I posted five of my favorite records that came out through April.  Here are my current five favorites through June. Day Of The Dead Could a  three disc Grateful Dead tribute album actually by a Best Album candidate?  If it’s curated lovingly by members of The National and gets the participation of some of Indie […]

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2 For 2uesday

Nice to welcome back after three years away both Angel Olson and Cass McCombs Angel is a little more aggressive this time out demanding her partner to “shut up kiss me hold me tight!”  The new album entitled “My Woman” arrives on September 2 Angel Olsen “Shut Up Kiss Me” Cass McCombs is back has announced a […]

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Happy Fourth Of July

I think this is just about the most American photo I have ever seen.  Have a safe and happy Independence Day! 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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