Category Archives: Music

NYC 2013

A rock concert + spring break recently drew me to NYC yet again.  While our stay was brief, we accomplished most of what we set out to do.  Here they are, highs and lows… Union Square Greenmarket We chose the … Continue reading

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A Summer Decree

I officially declare this summer to be the summer of concerts.   After returning from Radiohead in Chicago a few days ago, I have started plotting out all must-sees on my calendar.  Topping my list are Deftones (at Knotfest), Tool (at River’s … Continue reading

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RIP, Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch (aka MCA, Nathaniel Hornblower of the Beastie Boys) did not overdose.  He was not a womanizer, he did not dangle his children over balconies, nor did he flash multiple humanitarian efforts all over the press. MCA lost his … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 10

I have to admit, I am not completely invested th,is AI season.  I feel like the contestants all think they are the sh*t, and they don’t A) listen to their mentors and B) do their homework.  For example, this week … Continue reading

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Here comes RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

Normally I don’t think of tribute bands as worthy of much more than a casual night at a local pub.    Don’t get me wrong, I love the Beatles and most things Broadway, but I had never heard of this … Continue reading

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For The Love of Music

Thanks to my brother Jon and my grandparents, my recent acquisition of a record player and real-deal Marantz has tripped a record buying addition.  Listening to albums from beginning to end has reminded me that there is an art and … Continue reading

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Music, tattoos(?), and music

People assume that every tattoo has some special significance.  Take the treble clef that perches on the nape of my neck, for example.  Do you play an instrument?    Yes, I can play the piano, but I wouldn’t go so … Continue reading

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