Dear ex-band mate: Last week, while we were trapped in a car together coming back from another long work meeting,… Read more A letter to my ex-band mate
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”