Tongue is placed firmly in cheek, folks… if you don’t like bad jokes, stop reading. Well, the world seems to be crying uncle to the ol’ COVID-19 today. Even the WHO declared this shitshow a bonafide "pandemic", for what that is worth. First, it came for our SXSW, and we said nothing. Then, for our … Continue reading My Official Playlist to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Wherein, postponed > canceled… As you have no doubt heard (again and again today)... There will be a music (and yoga, film, comedy, food, brew, etc) festival in the thriving and underrated metropolis of Boise in 2020, but it gun’ be in September. Thanks to COVID-19 and an abundance of caution/hysteria, things have been put … Continue reading Say It Ain’t Corona –Treefort IX Is Postponed
You know how I always promise these posts will be quick and to the point? Short and sweet, this review shall be. While this album is full of songs that are fine, I do have to say that I find it completely lacking of material to place it on this exclusive list. Having said that, … Continue reading Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – #479: Richard & Linda Thompson – I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (1974)
Yesterday afternoon was one of those late-February days in Boise that can lull you into the fanciful notion that spring has arrived- the sun is shining, temperatures are flirting with the 60s, and things feel ALIVE. My head knows that more cold, wind, and clouds are coming, but my heart soars as I start to … Continue reading Bought Some Albums Yesterday (or: Golly, I Love The Record Exchange)
Spotify apparently knows me, I got this notification today and it is very on-brand for yours truly... PS-It should be "his", not "theirs". Bush League template work, Spotify!
This one was a labor of love, folks. I hope you find something new that brings you unbridled joy- we could all use a little more of that. It occurred to me while talking tunes with a buddy last week that there is a lot of little-known but interesting material derived from some of … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Side Projects Featuring Artists You Know and (Maybe) Love
Wham! We’re at #480 already! Before George Michael, Arrested Development character (#georgemaharris), there was George Michael, pop star. And before that, there was Wham! – but that is not what this post is about. Look, I am not here to throw any shade or disrespect to a man who has built an impressive career and … Continue reading Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – #480: George Michael – Faith (1987)