Ever since Johnny came marching home during the Civil War he’s been popular with songwriters.
Here’s the big mistake I made as a younger man:
Some amazing music came out in 1990. By the time those little trick-or-treaters knocked on our apartment door that night, I’d spent what little expendable income I had on some brilliant records […]
Okay, 32 isn’t one of your major anniversaries, but any excuse to write about the ‘Mats, right? Hootenanny was their second album (there was an EP in there, too, so technically their […]
What the heck does Saturday Night Live have to do with the rise of alt-indie music? To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it’s the musical guests, stupid. For every One Direction that appears on […]
This is one of my desert island discs, and it’s also a very important album in the history of alternative/independent music. Don’t know it? Read all about it.
Here’s hoping that this is the first of many pieces for the indie music site Diffuser. I really dig the site and the editorial staff over there is great, and they love […]
In story time we’re at 20 years after 20 years after Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. 1987 was a remarkably good year for music, a kind of intersection for the […]
Sometimes we find ourselves in those situations where we can do no right, or at least that’s how it feels. I say the world is round, you say it’s flat. I agree […]
The telephone is a curious beast. On first glance Bell’s greatest invention served to make us closer, but did it really? Perhaps like the train, automobile, and television what the phone really […]