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Around The Web – Independence Day Edition

Around The Web – Independence Day Edition

Right out of the gate I’m going to just give you some Two Cow Garage as a celebration of the freedom granted to almost everyone by SCOCTUS (next up is recognition of polygamous marriage). I’ve posted what I think about the decision on FB and won’t belabor the point here, so let’s all just enjoy […]

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: THE LOW ANTHEM

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: THE LOW ANTHEM

Remember when bands made records? Not ten-song collections of iTunes downloads, but complete, thematic bodies of work meant to be analyzed and appreciated as such? It is worth noting that, while the “single” as a concept has been around since long before Steve Jobs revolutionized portable and digital music, many of the most enduring songs […]

AMANDA ZELINA – LOVE ME 'TIL I'M ME AGAIN

AMANDA ZELINA – LOVE ME 'TIL I'M ME AGAIN

Maybe it’s because I grew up reading too much Hemmingway, watching too many Steve McQueen and John Wayne flicks with my dad, and listening to too many Rolling Stones records, but I seem to have been born with, or developed, a predisposition against female artists. Aside from a select few (Lucinda Williams, Aimee Mann, Patti […]

LUCERO MESSAGE BOARD SUMMER COMPILATION:

LUCERO MESSAGE BOARD SUMMER COMPILATION:

Ahh Summer. Yards to be mowed, grills to be lit, beaches to be enjoyed, beers to be drank, sports to be watched and, obviously, all of this needs a soundtrack. Enter the Lucero Message Board Compilation. Yup. Like a superhero showing up just in time the new compilation was posted this week and I couldn’t […]