• Ickmix

    IckMix 6: Move

    I put this together for my brother a few months ago as a running/exercise companion. Since then, I’ve listened to it quite a few times on my runs, and quite simply, it pretty much kicks ass. So download, throw it…

  • Rock

    Titus Andronicus!

    Once in a while, a song comes along, lifts me up by the collar and slams me up against the wall. I had one of those moments with “A More Perfect Union”, the opener on the The Monitor, the latest…

  • Nudges

    A Nudge in the Right Direction

    Here are some recent unearthings I feel the need to pass along… Heard a good live Clash recording lately? For shame.  Go to Licorice Pizza to download a great quality show from December 27, 1979. Thirty one years ago. Whaaa?…

  • Ickmix

    Ickmix 3

    ‘Tis time for another Ickmix. This is my best one yet, if I may toot my own horn. Toot. Take a little trip with me, yah? Oh and check my fancy intro. Download Ickmix 3 (57MB, 41:38) [audio:ickmix3.mp3] Playlist after…

  • Live,  Punk

    The Clash rage at the US Festival

    Joe Strummer was not happy when he hit the stage at the US Festival in 1983. There’s different stories about what was pissing him off so much. But the gist of it was that the Clash were upset when they…

  • Punk

    Joe Strummer Mix

    It was the holiday season three years ago when Joe Strummer left this world. In memory of one my major musical heroes, here’s a snapshot of Joe’s work through the years. We miss you, Joe. Joe Strummer: The IckMusic Mix…