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Truly Tragic News – Ween Broke Up

ShareI wonder why they were so hungry in this video:

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Best Richard Thompson solos

Share As anyone who has listened to music with me knows, you’re gonna have to sit through a few epic RT solos from time to time.  But that is a good thing because I usually stop talking during them. Richard … Continue reading

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Album of the Month – It’s a 3 way tie!

ShareI hope to make this a monthly thing.  It was very difficult to select just one album of the month, since I have a few this month.  First, the rules: I don’t think an album has to be new or … Continue reading

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Bert Jansch passed away this week

Share Thanks to my favorite guitarist, Richard Thompson, I learned of Bert Jansch some time ago and have always been amazed.  Both as a solo artist and member of Pentangle, he clearly influenced a generation of players, beyond folk and … Continue reading

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Britpop sampler (by guestblogger “Son of Blailist”)

ShareBritpop came from the UK in the early 90s. Back then, grunge music was at the height of its popularity with American bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Alice in Chains. UK bands like Suede and Blur were the earliest … Continue reading

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New Zealand Music Month!

ShareMay is New Zealand Music month so hug a kiwi and check out some great NZ music!  I have been chewin’ on about DAVE DOBBYN, BIC RUNGA, CROWDED HOUSE and all the FINNS for a long time now.  I have … Continue reading

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A somber and dry assessment of Record Store Day – April 16th

ShareI always think about how the Ipod has changed the way I listen to music.  I imagine how I would have reacted years ago when I was a kid if someone would have shown me a wallet sized device that … Continue reading

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The Music Speech

ShareI always say to anyone who will listen, and often to others who aren’t listening, that “you either like music or you don’t like music.”  I tell my kids, my friends , my wife.  They have all been present during … Continue reading

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