Archive for the 'Music' Category

VMA Q&A

Monday, September 10th, 2007

i watched the VMA’s last night, and by the way, after much deliberation i’ve decided not to discuss why i watched the VMA’s or defend myself for that decision. here are some of my questions & observations: does fallout boy really sound that bad live? wow! thank god for mixing boards. who is this chris […]

egomaniac much??

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

i don’t think any clever comments could prepare you for this manifesto from smashing pumpkins lead, billy corgan. you just have to read it to believe it: An Open Letter from Billy Corgan July 10, 2007 My Dear Friends, Today is the greatest day you’ve ever known. Seven years, seven months, and ten days ago, […]

The Cure for bad music

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

so if the “smashing pumpkins” and “new order” got drunk and hooked up and had a love child, it would be “silversun pickups“! the first time i heard “lazy eye” on the radio i instantly perked up.. ‘who’s this?’ i inquired to myself, knowing as familiar as the new order-ish music and the smashing pumpkins-ish […]

don’t mess with perfection

Thursday, February 5th, 2004

Remakes are in. This can present a problem. I’ve already mentioned Stereo Fuse / Fuze / whatever and their remake of “Everything” originally recorded by Material Issue. Which makes me sad, even tho initially I was happy to hear such a good, personally meaningful song on the radio again, they have taken a lovely little […]

The Cure for bad commercials

Thursday, October 9th, 2003

Hockey is back! Yaaay, hockey! The Avs have no excuse not to be unstoppable except perhaps for a huge vacancy in goal since the irreplaceable Roy has retired. But with all the fire power they shouldn’t need to worry about it. In addition to Patrick’s absence there is another huge vacancy, a big void in […]

little heaven

Saturday, February 15th, 2003

I have very little to complain about this week. [I know..weird, huh!] I saw Toad the Wet Sprocket, greatest band ever, living or dead, Tuesday night. When they broke up four or five years ago I was heartbroken. So the announcement of a brief reunion tour was a very big deal! Thank god they came […]

for j (who wanted two entries tonight)

Monday, December 9th, 2002

I remember you, do you remember me too? Born on the 14th of July, the smell of roses made her cry And though you’re going far from home Rest assured you’re not alone ‘Cause I would give everything that I own I’d give you my love and this heart made of stone The sun, the […]