Monthly Archives: January 2017

2 For 2uesday: Football edition

Since it’s football week, I’ll post bits of football terms from bands I would never, ever post. If nothing else, at least you now can spout off some knowledge at the big game. Nickelback is a cornerback or safety who serves as the fifth (in addition to the typical four) defensive back on the defense. A […]

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Musicians acting like Jocks

Since it’s a “Super” week leading up to the Super Sunday, we’ll take a look at musicians and they’re tenuous relationship with sports. If you ask any musician, most likely they’ll tell you they picked up an instrument because they were not jocks.  However once said musician becomes a rock star, they are sometimes unwittingly […]

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The Todd Fancey Mary Tyler Moore Connection

Odd timing that New Pornographers guitarist Todd Fancey has an album cover based on the Mary Tyler Moore opening credits.   Good news is that Mary Richards and probably Mary Tyler Moore herself would approve of this 70s era disco jam. Those that are fans of this blog will probably enjoy the entire album which […]

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Music Docs

Oscars were announced and now you think you need to catch up on some movies.  Wrong! Here are five Music Documentaries that came out last year that you need to see now. Rush: Time Stand Still – It’s like a love letter to RUSH Fans Beatles: Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years – They […]

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Oscar Music (Original Song) Nominees

The prediction: Two songs from La La Land will cancel each other out handing Lin-Manuel Miranda the coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) Grand Slam. A Justin Timberlake win would make him one step closer to an EGOT .  He currently has 9 Grammys and 4 Emmys (All for Saturday Night Live).  This is Justin’s […]

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2 For 2uesday: Warren Zevon edition

Warren Zevon would have only been 70 today had he not succumbed to stupid cancer in 2003.  Enjoy every sandwich, people! FYI, Zevon was interviewed on the Late Show with David Letterman after Zevon had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Letterman asked Zevon if there was anything he understood now, facing his own mortality, that he […]

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Sundance (Music) Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, one of the biggest showcases for film is going on right now.  There are a few music related films that are making their debut.  If it’s on Sundance you know it’s usually going to be worth your time. Coming to a screen near you. Documentary Short WHITE RIOT: LONDON In 1977, immigration […]

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New Music Friday

The future may look uncertain right now but there is one thing we can count on; new music. There are a number of new bands that came of age between 2008-2016 and I think they’re going to have a lot to say in the next four years. Cherry Glazerr are releasing their new album today.  Lead […]

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Get Out…and March!

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Inauguration RSVPs

Booking any show is a logistical nightmare. Besides trying to find appropriate talent there are scheduling concerns, artist demands, production costs, backline (instrument) needs, etc.  The worst nightmare is cancellations and this party being thrown in Washington DC has had to deal with a whole mess of them. For those keeping score at home, here […]

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