I have so many good memories around David Bowie. My second band, Cycle Pinsetter, was obsessed. We ate up everything Bowie. Covering at least Ziggy Stardust, Rebel Rebel, Andy Warhol, and Queen Bitch—and playing them over and over and over again. The recordings that I have will always be fun to revisit. The music. He was … Continue reading David Bowie
Lou Reed on Yeezus is perfect and a must read if you’re trying to process the new Kanye album. One of the best record reviews I’ve ever read. See also: Lester Bangs on Astral Weeks.
“I’m lucky with all this stuff. I’m employed, and I make an embarrassing amount of money for a borderline Marxist student.” – Steve Earle There was something about the weather in Portland that made today a Steve Earle day. I think it’s the comfort of fall that brings up memories of countless Galway Girl listens. … Continue reading A Steve Earle Listening Day
Last night was one of those that you want to file away for good future memories. According to the fan contributed setlist and confirmed enough by my memory, we got this: Waves Cold Manor Paddy Considine Bound for the Floor They Saved Reagan’s Brain Everyone Alive Here Come Ol’ Laptop Back in the Day Say … Continue reading Local H @ Dante’s – September 28th, 2012