Sorry for the hiatus...spending a couple of weeks driving across the
country, and then trying to weed through all of the
photos will take it's toll. But the end result is there are a ton
of new photo journal entries from the cross-country trip if
you are interested.
In other news...
My good man Todd sent this along a while back and it made me
laugh...it's him as a small child being frightened by
his older brother in a costume. But let's be honest, that outfit
would scare me today if I saw someone in it.
Another reader submission, this time from family friend
Spiderman...maybe it's time to have a website spinoff,
"Maybe I'll pick up a
box of dong bags so we can knock boots later."
Calla - A
Sure Shot. Their newer record was only okay, certainly
not as good as the masterpiece "Televise". Still, this
is a nice track.
Danava - By
The Mark. Epic rocker. Now that I think about
it, Nearly all of their songs are epic rockers.
John Wilkes Booze - See
Through Sound. They're no Nation of Ulysses/Make-up,
but I guess it's the best we're going
to get these days.
Johnny Cash - Saturday
Night In Hickman County. Newsflash: Johnny Cash
recorded a lot of really good songs.
Morrissey - The
Never-Played Symphonies. Another B-side from the Moz,
and like I often say, his B-sides are light
years better than the "hits" from most other performers.
Pinebender - Get.
Grasp. Have. This is just dripping with Chicago
mid-nineties post-rock-ishness. Not that there is
anything wrong with that.
The Kingsbury Manx - Harness
And Wheel. Easily one of the best and most underrated
mellow rock bands of the
last few years.
The Ponys - Everyday
Weapon. Everyone knows about The Ponys at this point,
at least as much as I do. Good band,
catchy songs, and apparently a nice live show though I can't verify
Bonus: I'm With You.
Bonus: Small Talk.