• Ick's Pick

    Pete’s Music Charts: January

    Hi. It’s 2012, and I’ve yet to put finger to keyboard to whip up a post on this, my site, my IckMusic. No, music hasn’t taken a back seat to anything. It’s still at the forefront, ever accompanying me on…

  • Best of Lists

    Pete’s Favorite Albums of the 00’s

    Quick Note: I didn’t want to bombard my Top 10 with Springsteen and Prince albums, so I chose my favorites of theirs from the 00’s. Did I spend more time with  M.I.A.’s Arular than with Bruce’s Magic or Prince’s Musicology? …

  • Friday Five

    The Friday Five: August 7, 2009

    Friday Five : ˈfrī-(ˌ)dā,-dē ˈfīv : On the sixth day of every week I hit the shuffle button on my iTunes and share my five and drop a little knowledge and insight for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist…

  • Feist,  Rock n' Folk,  Wilco

    Wilco w/ Feist on Letterman

    Before I venture off to watch Paul McCartney on Letterman, I thought I’d post last night’s Letterman, in which Wilco and Feist took over the Ed Sullivan Theater for a nice version of “You and I”. The band is clearly…

  • Friday Five

    The Friday Five: July 10, 2009

    Friday Five : ˈfrī-(ˌ)dā,-dē ˈfīv : On the sixth day of every week I hit the shuffle button on my iTunes and share my five and drop a little knowledge and insight for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist…

  • Friday Five

    Ickmusic’s Friday Five: October 31, 2008

    I thought it only appropriate to celebrate Halloween with a special playlist: Match ANY of the following conditions NAME contains Halloween NAME contains Trick NAME contains Treat NAME contains Haunt NAME contains Black iTunes only came back with a measly…

  • Ickmix

    Ickmix 2

    I used to really enjoy creating mixes for friends and – well – especially girlfriends. Inspiration would smack me like a freight train, and I’d dig into my collection and weave together tapestries of musical brilliance (at least I thought…