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10 Tracks – Episode 1

Been gone for a long time, but here is something new... I just started a new music show/podcast.  Check out the first episode.  The show is a work in progress so I am still figuring out how to do thing the right way. Let me know what you think. [mixcloud...


Coachella 2010

Just got back from Coachella yesterday. It was an amazing festival. I am totally exhausted and wish I could stay home and sleep the rest of the week, but back to work I go. My friend Kristen and I made the trip this year with a quick stop over in Arizona for a...


My Top 10 Songs of 2009

This was much harder than I thought it would be.  Trying to narrow down a list of the 10 best songs from 2009 turned out to be much more difficult than I thought.  Part of the difficulty was because much of my favorite music that  I listened to this year was...


Busy Start To 2010

I had planned to be more active about posting this year.   However,  when I went back to work on Jan. 4 things got super busy. I'm hoping I can get back on track and start doing more frequent posts in the coming weeks. I still need to get back to my reviewing the...


Top 50 Albums of 2009 – A Musical Journey

I'm back in the office today and I've decided to starting working my way through Pitchfork's The Top 50 Albums of 2009. After a quick glance at the albums on the list I see many that I have heard and many that I won't enjoy listening to. My plan to is to listen to...


Top 100 Tracks of 2009

A couple of weeks ago Pitchfork published their "Top 100 Tracks of 2009". I have finally gotten around to building a playlist to listen to the list and see what new gems I can find. I was happy to see a larger number of artists I was familiar with... whether I...


Best of 2009

Various sites have been posting Top Albums and/or Top Songs of 2009.  This has inspired me to generate a series of posts.   Over the next few days and weeks I will be posting on these "Best of 2009".  Look for posts on the following: My Top 10 Songs of 2009 Can I...


An 8-bit Cover!

The last few weeks I've been diving into some of my older music.  I've been listening to the likes of  Jesus & Mary Chain, Pixies, The Magnetic Fields, Carter USM, Butterfly Child, and various others.  I was listening to All My Little Words by The Magnetic...


What Should This Be?

I've always struggled with the idea of blogging. I think this really stems from the fact that I don't really have anything I feel like saying for anyone and everyone to hear. Most of the blogs I follow seem to have a theme and write articles of some substance....