New Music 10/18/19: Jimmy Eat World, The Milk Carton Kids, The Talbott Brothers

Hot off the presses: new music!  Better said, new music that is worth your time. A quickie version from the road – three solid albums as I continue to try to catch up.   Jimmy Eat World – Surviving – 11 tracks / 42 minutes In case you missed their excellent Integrity Blues, here is … Continue reading New Music 10/18/19: Jimmy Eat World, The Milk Carton Kids, The Talbott Brothers

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – #483: The Notorious B.I.G. – Life After Death (1997)

The big man’s influences are everywhere even twenty years later, in large part to this magnum opus. Recorded in 1996 and set to be released on Halloween of that year, this album was pushed back until the following April and Biggie wasn’t alive to see that happen.  Much has been written and spoken about the … Continue reading Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – #483: The Notorious B.I.G. – Life After Death (1997)

Slothrust (Knitting Factory – Boise) 10/20/19

In another installment of “I’m Here for the Opener”, I see one of my favorite bands and then head out the door before the somewhat suspect headliner takes the stage. Disclaimer – again.  My phone’s camera is totally fucked, so these pictures are brutal.  This should be the penultimate review with absurd picture quality – … Continue reading Slothrust (Knitting Factory – Boise) 10/20/19