Tag: music

J Mascis Plays Nordstrom’s Shoe Department – Seattle – July 12, 2013

This past weekend in Seattle was the 25th anniversary (Silver Jubilee) of Sub Pop Records. On Thursday, I learned that a few bands were going to play a closed set on the tip of the Space Needle, which you could … [continue reading]

Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood

I saw Ice-T on a recent Colbert Report and thought I’d check out his autobiography.

Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood
Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption – from South Central to Hollywood

I’m not really a fan of rap music. I liked the … [continue reading]

Crazy From the Heat

I rarely read the same book twice, but for Diamond Dave, I made an exception.

Crazy from the Heat
I first read Crazy from the Heat by David Lee Roth over ten years ago. From my humble roots in Ohio, I grew up with … [continue reading]

MAScene 2.0 – The Marilyn Manson Workout Mix

Way back on October 15th, 2003, I created a mix of the best Marilyn Manson songs to lift weights to.

It’s a 64 minute screaming adrenaline rush guaranteed to increase your workout intensity. I’ve pulled tracks from 5 different CDs

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My Useless SuperPower

If I were a comic book superhero I would have the oddest super power. My presence in public places will often change the music being played to 1970s pop. Doesn’t matter where I am. Doesn’t matter what was playing before … [continue reading]

Polyester and Cheese: My Ultimate 70s Pop Mix

I grew up listening to pop music from the 1980s. Then around 1995 I found a radio station in Tampa Bay that played nothing but music from the 1970s (107.3 The Coast). At first I only liked the classic rock … [continue reading]