March 2013: Music & Movies

This month in music listening and movie watching, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MUSIC Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Specter At The Feast – not bountiful Son Volt: Honky Tonk – surprising simplicity Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Push The Sky Away – bad goodness The Read More …

This Week In Music (4/23-4/29)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Radio 4: Gotham! – uneven dancepunk Pete Townshend: Deep End Live! – interesting takes Superchunk: Cup of Sand – mixed bag Sloan: The Double Cross – more awesomeness Genesis: Foxtrot – still cooking Samiam: Astray – melodic punk Tiara: B-Sides & Rarities Read More …

A “Best Of” Flashback

Recently my wife Katie and I started some very early Spring cleaning when I discovered some old “Best Of” mix CDs I made years ago. As with revisiting any of-the-moment list, some tracks are no-brainers (Wilco, Manics, Twilight Singers) that are still in rotation, while others Read More …

December Movies

My movie watching for December, with two-word reviews: Coffee and Cigarettes – uninteresting yammering Unknown – quickly forgotten The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks – surprising insights Eurotrip – moderately entertaining Overnight – documenting egomania Hall Pass – few laughs The Adjustment Bureau – surpassed expectations The Marinovich Project – fascinating overkill Read More …