• Miscellaneous

    Valentine’s Day Cards

    I’m generally a ‘card guy’. I like giving cards, receiving cards and making cards and this year I made my wife an “old school mix-tape” card (only it was a CD because, you know, who has a cassette recorder anymore?)…

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    The Grammy Drinking Game

    Here’s what I have so far. By all means, feel free to add more rules in the comments. I’ll be adding live commentary beginning at 7:00pm MST. Every time someone thanks God (or any higher power) during an acceptance speech…

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    LastFM takes it to the next level

    If you’re here, you love music. And if you love music, you should be on LastFM – a free social music networking site. Especially with this morning’s news… LastFM, which CBS bought last year, just announced a major deal with…

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    Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

    Folks, my hosting plan renews on the 14th of this month, and – wellll – I could use some help. This is my first ever plea – if any of you have a few dollars you can kick in to…

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    Zunes

    In April, I turned into an Apple guy when I bought a new iMac. I also have my iPod, and, as of a few weeks ago, an iPhone (can you say L-o-v-e?). So call me heavily biased in favor of…

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    March Fourth Marching Band

    I’m a sucker for a brass band music experience, whether it’s the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bruce’s Seeger Sessions Band, or even a kick ass high school marching band at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. So when our local scene rag…

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    Ickmusic @ ACL: Day Two Recap

    With the cancellation of the White Stripes, Saturday’s headliner, many called this the weakest day of the festival lineup-wise. But for me, it turned out to be my favorite. Here’s why: Raul Malo – What can be said about Raul…

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    Ode to Vinyl

    In honor of Vinyl Record Day on Sunday (the 130th anniversary of Thomas Edison‘s invention of the phonograph), JB over at The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ has organized a “blog swarm” of posts dedicated to the once dominant medium…