Tagged: Music

Bill Withers 1

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.

New Bob Dylan Song 10

New Bob Dylan Song

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

Rage Against the Machine 12

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.

steve miller band 10

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.

Jay Sekulow 8

Jay Sekulow’s Vanity Band

Jay Sekulow is one of the most powerful & influential attorneys in the nation. He also has a vanity band, which is, in my humble opinion, quite good.

Orville Peck 6

Saturday Spins Returns: Yeehaw

This week’s spin features a mysterious man in a frayed lone ranger mask. However, for the sake of his art, I will only refer to him as Orville Peck.

Comeback 15

Linky Friday: Don’t Call it a Comeback…

For the uninitiated, Linky Friday was long a tradition here at Ordinary Times. So don’t call it a comeback, Linky Friday’s been here for years…

Dave Ryan 7

Flying High, and Low

“I can’t find the time” is what we say when we want to curtsy at endeavors that are merely day-dreams, and not actually things we have any real passion or desire to pursue

arlo guthrie 14

Thanksgiving Spin: Arlo Guthrie

Have you ever flipped on the radio during Thanksgiving, only to find that your local station is playing an 18-minute song about a restaurant, twenty-seven 8 x 10 colored glossy photographs, and a “Massacree?”

songs 6

Songs!

Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da

Kanye West 2

In Which Modern Rap Remains King

Kanye got that he couldn’t have a traditional rap album and instead pressed ahead with a work that’s lyrically, harmonically, and physically coherent.

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Saturday Spins: The Grateful Dead

In 1970 the Grateful Dead released two albums in the space of four months drenched in folk-rock and Americana. One of these albums is American Beauty.

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Saturday Spins: Rancid Ska

This week I will be covering punk rock outfit Rancid. The twist is the randomizer spit out an official/unofficial compilation of their best ska tracks.