Category Archives: Music / Rock

live music, festivals, musicians and music history – curated links about the above – your mileage may vary

Tragically Hip – Man, Machine, Poem tour / media + artifact round-up

Happy place: Listening to special mix…

Happy place: Listening to special mix of #GD50 > Jack Kerouac spoken word about Dean Moriarty > John Cairney reads as Rabbie Burns

Grateful Dead – Fare Thee Well Summer Scrapbook #GD50

So You Think You Know the Banjo? — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER

So You Think You Know the Banjo? — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER.

 

I’ve heard it said that most people can transform vast amounts of information into knowledge quite easily, but gaining true wisdom about a subject often comes only after someone provides context and connections to help us synthesize our solitary pillars of knowledge. In no small way, the Carolina Chocolate Drops stand in the gap between knowledge and wisdom, providing the context we all need to better understand our shared musical history and better relate to one another.

Thoughts about John Lennon dying

I remember vividly as a 4th grader in the library at Prince Charles Elementary school when i heard the news.

Cather in the Rye is still a prized treasure to me and i am pissed about fcking Chpmn tainting its legacy as well as taking away a great peacemaker.

I am in Jamaica in the shadows of Bob Marley’s cabin and can’t help but to think how the world would be different with just the presence of these two world-changers. It’s up to us now.

War(s) are/is Over if you Want it.

A New England – Billy Bragg Live At The Union Chapel

Billy Bragg Live At The Union Chapel CD/DVD Out 14th April 2014 www.billybragg.co.uk  Here he sings the bitter-sweet ballad “A New England” at Wembley (not sure what’s the deal with the different venues names but i just like the song…)

Bob Dylan’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ Revealed – The Daily Beast

Bob Dylan’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ Revealed – The Daily Beast

Pixies live at KCRW

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Pixies – Live At KCRW (Live, April 24, 2014)

Pixies were in the KCRW studio yesterday and recorded this session.

  1. Gouge Away
  2. What Goes Boom
  3. Brick Is Red
  4. Bagboy
  5. Monkey Gone To Heaven
  6. (Interview w/o Paz, interestingly)
  7. Blue Eyed Hexe
  8. Planet Of Sound
  9. In Heaven (The Lady In The Radiator Song)
  10. Andro Queen
  11. Greens And Blues

A Look Back: 30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

A Look Back: 30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

A Look Back: Salt Lake City concerts from the 1970s-1990s

A Look Back: Salt Lake City concerts from the 1970s-1990s