Our Intrepid Reportage
[A Little Background.] Ninetynine percent of you will know the hits. The stuff for which everyone on earth knew her. Hell, if it weren't for FM radio in the 70s, I wouldn't have had my introduction: 1967's classic, “Respect”. She was spelling a word, my...read more
You'll forgive me, dear reader, if I sound like I'm doing a night of reruns. But I am, mostly. Can you recall my fits of ecstatic joy from a few nights ago, when I first saw The Muckers? Well, if you can't, then I assume you're already clicking on another...read more
As with previous years of the Festival, Fridays are usually when things start to get jumpin'. Venues are packed to the gills, and often times concertgoers are forced to stand in line to see headliners, because the smaller clubs are packed an hour or two...read more
Once again, rain was pelting us just as the evening was getting started. Which no doubt put a bit of a damper on the artists of Sector Seventeen, who were nowhere to be found when I snapped the pic you see here. Still, the mural is looking like a real...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
Oh my God, more Flaming Lips goodies to give away! In celebration of the vinyl release of In a Priest Driven Ambulance and Death Trippin’ at Sunrise rarities compilation, we have copies of both albums plus a limited edition art print to give to one lucky customer! To...read more
The Grateful Dead just released live CD and vinyl sets from the band’s 1973-74 Northwest run, and to celebrate we have a T-shirt, stash box and poster to give away to one lucky customer! To enter the drawing, send an email* with the subject “Grateful Dead” HERE by...read more
Drawing comparisons between bands, genres, and decades is tricky territory: at best, it’s reductive and boxes in the band/music, and at worst, it’s regressive and limits the boundaries of expression. Still, it’s sometimes a necessary evil when describing a band,...read more
Yes, Halloween is approaching with the speed of a (cueing up the tinkling piano sounds…) runaway skeleton, but it’s not an occasion that puts everyone at ease. I dare say that because Halloween is deemed so fun and un-stressful, the expectations placed upon it make...read more
New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!
3 new songs by the notorious BNE.
One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I’m Just A fish