Tuesday, December 20, 2005
Saturday, December 17, 2005
Sunday, December 11, 2005
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Monday, November 28, 2005
Saturday, November 26, 2005
Monday, November 21, 2005
Friday, November 18, 2005
some clothes and toiletries
2 plastic cups
a plastic spoon
Martha Wainwright's debut album
a karaoke machine
they say they'll be here on saturday, but that's what they said about wednesday and friday...
Saturday, October 22, 2005
Sunday, October 09, 2005
Sunday, September 25, 2005
The Decemberists began just as I finished a strawberry snow cone- perfect timing. From what I can remember, they played The Sporting Life, 16 Military Wives, Youth and Beauty Brigade, Red Right Ankle, and The Chimbley Sweep (not a typo). They had us all wrapped around their maritime-story-telling finger. At one point, lead singer Colin Meloy conducted the entire audience to crouch down and not make a sound. At another, Chris Funk (guitar, mandolin, keyboard) brought out a huge cardboard “whale jaw” – it was like something from a bad elementary school play – that was our signal to make noises like we were being eaten by a whale. I must admit, we did a good job. The Decemberists are worth suffering black snot. You can quote me on that.
Thursday, September 22, 2005
My recommendation? 104.9 FM - Pop en Espagnol
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Friday, September 16, 2005
Monday, September 12, 2005
Sharon and the band blew the roof off of her own tunes, like "How Do I Let a Good Man Down", "Your Thing Is a Drag", and "How Long Do I Have to Wait for You". They played "This Land Is Your Land" and "What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes" (released this time last year). She danced out her interpretation of how the movements of Africans and Native Americans mixed together to become moving to Gospel music. Sharon Jones bled her heart out to us from the moment she stepped onstage until after her encore was over. During the encore, she did dances from the 60's. At 49 years old, this woman hiked up her thigh-high dress and tore up the stage. Find out if she's coming to your town and GO!
In a desert of computerized over-produced faux-R&B, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ "Naturally" is a cool glass of water for anyone thirsty for Real Soul and Funk Music. On this, their sophomore release on Brooklyn’s own independent Daptone Records, they have succeeded in transcending the boundaries of time to bring us face to face with the naked body of vintage Soul. Link to it.
Tuesday, September 06, 2005
YOU... who bookmarked the page, you who downloaded the song, you who send me encouragement, you who are reading this right now, thank YOU. You are making this a wonderful and fulfilling experience for me. I hope the journey and the music will be even slightly as fulfilling for you. Once we get this thing off the ground it will help so many others, too. See some of what you are affecting at this site.
Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Friday, August 26, 2005
Writing- about breaking up, about making space, about holding my tongue, about letting it all out, about jumping in with both feet
Recording - figuring it out, trying not to rush, learning what i’m good at and how to let others do the rest better than i ever could
Biz plan- researching market data, developing weird promotional concepts through word association, absorbing advice, finally- a constructive obsession
Prayer- trading ambition for humility, i can’t do this alone, it’s not about me, is this really where i’m going? thank you thank you thank you