Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
But it’s not! It’s Carrie Rodriguez singing “50′s French Movie”! I’m in love:
No more Lala results floating at the top of my Google searches? Apple and Google seem to be locked in mortal combat. Who is going to lose this one? Probably not Microsoft or Amazon. Seems Lala has made a reappearance.
…and still managed to find a good new band — Hot Panda. I think I have to thank Orchid Mei for her frequent use of the colloquialisms “Hot and Awesome” and “Panda”. The combination meant there was no way I could pass Hot Panda up. Favorites so far are “Chinatown Bus”, “Whale Headed Girl”, and [...]
This really sucks, I tuned in earlier this week and got some right wing blowhard dumping in my ear. All is not lost, however, the crew moved online. http://indie303.com I’m hoping they will do the drop-by-indie-band recording a la Daytrotter as well as stream. There is simply way too much good stuff going unheard. They [...]
Michael Jackson is gone. One thing I think everyone can agree on is that he was a truly tragic figure. Where I differ from most is that I wasn’t a fan. Get past Motown and I didn’t like his music. He was talented, but I thought it was over produced, over-hyped, and over the years, [...]
I am really liking early Sunday mornings. This time sans CBS. Daytrotter.com has really been stepping up to the plate lately, I may have said that before. I’ve actually gone out and bought four or five albums from Amazon in the last couple of months, all have been bands I hadn’t seen before I heard [...]
Payola in reverse? One bit I read compares the radio market in the U.S. to North Korea. Man, they are laying it on thick trying to get HR 848 passed. Making radio stations pay to play music. Pretty soon singing in the car will require a license, now that would be like living in North [...]
How is it that the live version of David Gray’s Wisdom is soooo much better than the canned version?
I’ve been relaxing and clearing the cobwebs from my head over the past several weeks. One of the things I’ve been doing is re-reading books. I’m not going to dive in deep, but here they are: Dog of the South – Charles Portis My god, I’ve forgotten how much I love his writing style. He [...]