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Record Store Day 2015

Record Store Day is here. While I still love the idea of spreading the love and joy of record shopping, it definitely is a double-edged sword as people line up around the block of their local record store to pay high retail prices for what may or may not be collector’s items.  That said, there […]

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Music Families Should See Together

I took the family to see Paul McCartney.  I’ve seen Paul a few times but I knew it was time to take the family to see an actual music icon.  Time is running out on a number of these artists.  I wish my parents had taken me to see Led Zeppelin or Elvis Presley but […]

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Best albums 2014…so far

As recognition of the halfway point of 2014 these are my top ten albums that have been replayed the most at the house.  This list will probably change as soon as I press “publish”. Beck “Morning Phase”   Broken Bells “After The Disco”   Miranda Lambert “Platinum”   Hurray For The Riff Raff “Small Town Heroes” […]

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New Music Tuesday

So you want to get Dad some music but you know he’s already got the entire Led Zeppelin catalog.  Fear not!  Jack White, the Willy Wonka of  vinyl records and heir apparent to Jimmy Page  has come up with his latest “everlasting gobstopper“.  The man who invented the “Liquid Filled Record” and the “Triple Decker […]

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Quarterly report

Four months have come and gone in 2014 and there are a number of songs that are locked in my subconsciousness and will probably remain there for months.  These are the ten songs (in no particular order) that make me full bullish for the state of music.   Courtney Barnett “Avant Gardener” St. Vincent “Digital […]

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Favorite Albums 2012

Well I seem to be in the minority now but I still love the album.  I guess that’s why all my favorites this year reminded me of past artists’ work.    Here’s my list of favorites in no particular order: Frank Ocean Channel Orange – It feels like Prince wrote a love letter to the […]

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Grammy Nominations

The 2012 Grammy Nominations are out and it made the case that even though many people are decrying the death of the full-length record there is reason to believe in the album as the preferred way for artistic expression. The five nominees for album of the year are also all on my list for possible […]

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Movember: Best Rock Star Moustaches

In honor of Movember, a movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.  I present the greatest rock star moustaches of all time.                           Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Bridge School Benefit Show

Neil Young hosted his 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit concert over the weekend and thanks to his gracious nature he not only raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the two shows  but on Sunday he let the public stream the show for free. It is a  wonderful concert and the ability to hear some […]

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Mid-Season Music All-Stars

It’s All-Star break time so it must be time to stop and reflect over the past half of the year which albums would make my All Star team.  Here’s my top 10.  Click on the photo to give them a listen. 1) Fun. “Some Nights Whenever someone ask me for a recommendation of a new […]

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