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Happy Birthday to Me

I came of age in the 1970s and 80s. When it came to music, I lived in classic rock heaven, so I did not really know any better. I had … Continue reading

March 22, 2015

Eye – Robyn Hitchcock

Eye is where it all began—my romance with Robyn Hitchcock, a “charming and dangerous guy,” as he calls himself on “Beautiful Girl.” My older brother introduced us. Upon this point … Continue reading

February 19, 2015

Reality Bites Sometimes

My life is on shuffle, and so are my listening and writing habits. It should be simple to choose an album and listen to it throughout the day. Well, that … Continue reading

January 25, 2015

What Happened to Treble Charger?

I opened an old box of cds today and pulled out Treble Charger’s 1997 album, “Maybe it’s Me.” I am sad to admit that I forgot about this Canadian band … Continue reading

January 11, 2015

The Negatives – Lloyd Cole

Yesterday’s listen to Gramercy Arms led me back to 2000 and Lloyd Cole. I may have heard one or two Cole songs before musician/producer friend and I happened upon Matthew … Continue reading

January 5, 2015

The Seasons of Love – Gramercy Arms

I discovered Gramercy Arms in October 2014, and I am still geeking out about the lineup that joins Dave Derby on this fun collection of songs that the Wall Street … Continue reading

January 4, 2015

Dear Catastrophe Waitress – Belle & Sebastian

Please bear with me as this project develops in the first few weeks. Today is an example of an ambitious listen. Or perhaps I should not read reviews like this … Continue reading

January 3, 2015