Former Ron Paul acolyte and current Republi-tarian Eric Dondero has decided to fully eliminate all Obama supporters, left-leaners and democrats from his life. He’s excommunicating every Obama voter and shutting them down from even the smallest interaction with his personal economy. He’s encouraging others to do the same. Only by an extreme boycott of [...]
True or false: In order to really like music, you still have to buy the physical product.
Are the CD hangers-on, vinyl collectors, and cassette fetishists the last people in love with music? Can people who have gone purely digital still care?
According to this precious Civic commercial, it’s a small-scale Ra Ra Riot gig.
I’m all for including fledgling bands in commercials that get major airtime in NFL game breaks (as this one did). But it’s a bit tone deaf to plug this middling indie band as some sort of major deal everyone should already [...]
On Friday, I saw Wilco play for the first time since 1996. I saw both their shows at the now defunct Satellite lounge, before taking a break from their live shows for…well, I guess 14 or 15 years. The Wilco I saw back then were, as now, a fantastic live band. They weren’t the [...]
It’s been a while since I let Ramon take over for me full time, but I’m back tonight filling in for Danny while he’s out of pocket. You might be wondering what I’ve been up to, musically speaking. Or more likely, you are not.
Nevertheless, here are your updates.
Most recently I’ve [...]
Another weekend out of town for me, but I didn’t want to let it pass without recommending an excellent new old music service: Audiogalaxy.
Yes, that Audiogalaxy. Around the turn of the Millennium it was one of several post-Napster file sharing options for downloading music illegally. Now it’s a simple application for your [...]
I had a busy weekend. Way too busy to finish my Matador at 21 mixtape. Much of my time was on the road, listening to the Little Steven’s Underground Garage station on XM. One of the last tracks we heard was Chuck Berry’s "No Money Down.” Not sure I’d heard it before. Or if [...]
I’ll be in Baltimore through Tuesday. It’s my second time. And I’ll mostly be in the touristy Harbor portion attending a healthcare lawyers’ conference. But this will post on Saturday, and Jordan and I will be going into DC. Which is nice, because it’s my birthday. Which I share with loads of [...]