Category: Music

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Saturday Spins: The Clash

I am going to, and this will be somewhat controversial, proclaim that Combat Rock is second only to London Calling in the definitive ranking of albums by the Clash.

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On Pound-Foolish Creativity

There’s a lot of penny-wise, pound-foolish creativity in the world–I’m here to tell you making real investments in your creativity can make all the difference.

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Saturday Spins: Jason Isbell

Put this song on…I was a puddle after hearing it. Since I am a narcissist like Jason Isbell we are gonna make this about me.

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Searching for Little Richard

Richard Wayne Penniman, best know by his stage name “Little Richard,” passed away yesterday at the age of 87.

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Saturday Spins: Tom Petty Extravaganza

We all have those “someone is wrong on the internet, and I must destroy them” moments. Some more than others. Recently, myself and a few authors and friends of this website discussed the genius...

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Saturday Spins: The Traveling Wilburys

For the uninitiated, the Traveling Wilburys were formed in 1988 by George Harrison (The Beatles), Jeff Lynne (ELO) Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, and Tom Petty.

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Saturday Spins: Gram Parsons

This week my toddler shook my phone and out popped the father of “Cosmic American Music,” or as the folks over at No Depression call it, “Alt-Country.”

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Record Store Day 2020, Sort of

Even though Record Store Day has been delayed this year, I am hoping that will be even the slightest distraction from the anxiety of these weird times.

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Saturday Spins: Desaparecidos

What happened when the saddest man in Omaha decided to “make a rock record with the disappeared?” Magic.

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Saturday Spins: Wholewheat

Last week, the randomizer demanded that we cover Tweedy, a band created by Wilco front man, Jeff Tweedy with his son, Spencer. Not our first Wilco-themed rodeo either. This week, we cover a lo-fi...

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Bill Withers Has Passed Away

This is impossibly sad news. Withers — who hailed from Slab Fork, West Virginia — wrote beautiful songs and never ever strayed away from who he was.

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Saturday Spins: Tweedy

After raging against the currently non-functioning machine last week, we forge ever onward with more music this week on Saturday Spins. Apparently the Discogs randomizer is a cruel mistress, and really wants me to...

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New Bob Dylan Song

For the first time in 8 years, Bob Dylan has released new music.

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Saturday Spins: Evil Empire

I left it to my three year old…using her Unicorn pointer, she selected an album that features an early photo of former Presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg.

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Saturday Spins: Steve Miller Band

There is still a tinge of psychedelia in many of these songs, but the full on white boy blues sound is definitely dominant.