Tag Archives: Weezer

5 Things That Made Me Smile This Weekend

There are so many insane things going on in the world currently but 5 things appeared this weekend to bring a smile to my face. Patton Oswalt lip syncing his way through Weezer‘s “I Love The USA” Bruno Mars new single “24K Magic” Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s reworking of Hamilton’s “My Shot” Paul McCartney performing “Why Don’t […]

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Googling Band Names

There’s a reason I usually include a link to every band’s website.  Last week I saw the band The Sword.  They sing of Fantasy themes like the fighting for the Nordic Goddess, Freya.  It’s actually quite awesome. In any case, absent-mindedly I went to The Sword dot com.  I got a completely different type of […]

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2 for 2uesday

Only a year after their strong last album Everything Will Be Alright In The End, Weezer is back with “Thank God For Girls”.  You would think this might be a straight ahead love song but then you might forget that Rivers Cuomo wrote the song.  Here’s the opening stanza. The girl in the pastry shop […]

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Bands on hiatus

On Sunday August 23, 2015 a day that will live in infamy the boys in One Direction announced they are going on hiatus starting in March 2016. The group, which is now made up of Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and and Niall Horan, has mutually agreed to take at least a year long break […]

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New Music Tuesday

When the waters of inspiration run dry it sometimes is a good idea to look back on your career to regenerate those fires and that’s exactly what three of the artists releasing music this week did. For the centerpiece of Jackson Browne’s new album “Standing In The Breach” , Browne opened up his vaults and found […]

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We Can Get Together

I’m still on my Hold Steady kick and just thinking about History Lesson Part II, the song that mentions other artists in the lyrics.  I started thinking that there are so many other songs that mention other artists.  Here are some of my favorites.  I’ll start with The Hold Steady is they go crazy with […]

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Muppet Music

There’s only one record to worth your attention this week.   OK  Go does the theme song and the video debuts today.  The Fray does “Mahna, Mahna”, My Morning Jacket, Weezer and Andrew Bird also put their fingerprints on other Muppet classics. I anticipate awesomness.  The movie comes out in November and  I’m hoping the movie is […]

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Exciting and New

Sadly, I will never get to check out Julie McCoy, Captain Stubing and Gopher on The Lido Deck but apparently I could get the chance to come sail away with no, not Styx (that was in 2004), but go on a “Holiday” and visit the “Island in the Sun“ with Weezer.   I’m not a big […]

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