It feels like it’s been “10,000 days” since the last Tool album, but it’s been (only) 13 years. Each track on this album is 10 minutes long! (except for the “3 bonus tracks”, scattered between songs, which are apparently not on the physical CD. Maybe this is why Maynard finally decided to go the digital […]
You know all the songs which made Pearl Jam a quintessential icon of the 90’s? Yeah, they’re all right here! If you know me, you probably know I’m not a huge fan of the radio hits (like “Alive”, “Black”, and “Jeremy”). But the more rowdy songs (such as “Once”, “Porch”, and yes, even “Even Flow”) […]
New business cards came in! Now to get out there and give them all away 🙂
Tuesday nights, Uncommon Ground on Devon hosts an awesome open mic. While comedy and poetry are welcome, the Listening Room was filled with musicians — all of whom were excellent performers! The format was one song, which kept a nice flow going, and the applause was enthusiastic, without being raucous. I decided to go first, […]
One of the largest music fests in the world, right here in Chicago. I wasn’t able to go, but the YouTube live streams are fantastic quality — all of the awesomeness, none of the hassle. I watched a bit last night (Janelle Monae), caught a replay of Death Cab for Cutie this morning, and going […]
Quite enjoying this one!
Looks like Magic Wands re-released their 2012 debut, with some remastering. I discovered this album while living in Samoa, and it has been a go-to ever since. Every single song has it’s own energy. Originally my favourite was Black Magic (that raunchy riff is an earworm), but then it changed to Crystals (a little more […]
One of my favourites.