Category: Music

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Saturday Spins: Pantera

A lot of thrash metal just rock the f*&$ out, but a band like Pantera contains a bit more refined artistry than one would expect

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Saturday Spins: Ryan Bingham

There are till people that listen to mainstream country music when Ryan Bingham exists, and that is a problem that I am trying to personally remedy.

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Sunday Spins: Black Pumas

I am pretty excited to discuss this week’s spin, though. I first heard about and heard Black Pumas while watching Austin City Limits

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Remembering The Ice Age

Vanilla Ice was trending…Wait, no, that was 30 years ago. Dang. Has it been that long since I first checked out the hook while his dj revolved it?

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Saturday Spins: Warren Zevon

Have you ever put on an album and it absolutely blew your mind? That is a basically what happened to me when I first heard this week’s Saturday Spin. Last week, I discussed Ryan...

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Saturday Spins: Ryan Adams

Let’s talk a little bit about Ryan Adams’s Gold and why it is a landmark record.

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Saturday Spins: Operation Ivy

Operation Ivy was only a band for 2 years, 1987-1989, and as I have often said before, burned bright, but flared out quickly.

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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.