Five For Friday

I have some posts up my sleeve but nothing complete at the moment, so to tide you over I’ve hit shuffle on my itunes and these are the first five…

The Mountain Goats Are Back In Town

The first time I can recall hearing The Mountain Goats was about 5 years ago in the back seat of a car headed to San Francisco for a show. John…

Ida’s Golden Hours

I was first introduced to Ida 8 or 9 years ago by an ex, it was probably the best thing I got out of the relationship and I am truly…

Everybody’s Happy Nowadays…But Me

Buzzcocks have a new 28-track live album that came out this past week called Buzzcocks 30. The band also has some tour dates lined up for the spring, but none…

The Magnetic Fields Have Strange Powers

A bunch of covers to celebrate the release of Distortion the 8th album from The Magnetic Fields tomorrow. You can also stream Distortion in its entirety over at MySpace.Superchunk “100,000…

A Case of Joni MItchell

It’s all Joni Mitchell covers today!! When I think of Joni Mitchell I think of our apartment in the Bronx and spending time in the living room and my mom…

The Top Artists I First Discovered in 2007…

This is as close as I’m going to get to a year end list and it is by no means complete. Since most acts do not perform cover songs, and…

A Gift From the Elves

Just a few Christmas songs to get you through the next day or so. I wish all of you that celebrate Christmas a wonderful happy day filled with lots of…

100 Greatest Songs of the 90s

This past week VH1 premiered the 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s and I sat through the whole 5 hours reliving my prime music years, the time when I had…

The First Day of Winter

Here’s a diverse selection of winter themed tunes to celebrate the first day of winter in it’s last few moments. I remember being addicted to The Bangles as a child,…


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