My son is the king of conversation starting questions. This past week, one of our dinner conversations focused on one… Read more Random Thoughts from the Punk DIY Kitchen: Albums you hate by people you love.
During my teens and twenties, I hung with a group of wonderful guys who were passionate about music. We talked… Read more Commute Song of the Week 2/6/15: The Sugarhill Gang “Apache” (Jump on it)
I love Primus and Les Claypool. Adore them so much we’ve spent every year in the past decade bringing in… Read more Commute Song of the Week: Primus “Jerry Was a Racecar Driver”
Some weeks, it is difficult to choose a song, but this week was no contest. And herein lies a tale… Read more Commute Song of the Week 1-23-15: Black Flag “Black Coffee”
Its a new year and a new iPhone. My trusty commute companion of several years, the iPhone 4s was showing… Read more Commute Song of the Week 1/9/15: Interpol “NYC”
This is one of the few songs I can actually remember where I was when I first heard it. I… Read more Commute Music of the Week July 31, 2014: “Johnny Come Home”-Fine Young Cannibals.
The free downloads from iTunes tend to be a mixed bag with more throwaway songs than not. This one was… Read more Commute Music of the Week 7/18/14–Beast “Mr Hurricane”
In the summer of 1981, I worked as a cook at Y camp. The camp was located in a city… Read more Commute Music of the Week 6/13/14: The Selector “On My Radio”
My 20 year old daughter rode in to work with me this week and this song came up on shuffle. … Read more Commute Music of the Week 6/6/14: Smokey Robinson and The Miracles “Going to a Go Go”
I, Jonathan is the most “Jonathan Richman” of all Jonathan Richman albums. The album is extremely stripped down and… Read more Commute Music of the Week 5/30/14–Jonathan Richman “Parties in the USA”