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Oh baby I will readAbout the buzzing of the beesAbout the grass and snakes and spawning lakes and the different types of treesAnd I will find a wayThat leads from cruel April into MayAnd someday soon it will be June and you’ll decide to stay Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: The Opening Act of […]

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Near to the the Late Heart of Life. Japandroids on Colbert. Awesome. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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There is some good news to start 2017: Sleater-Kinney will release their first live album!  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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This weekend, the Boss from New Jersey opened his concert in Brooklyn with his rendition of the biggest hit by the late purple genius from Minnesota. It’s already all over the internet, but it’s to relevant to all my interests not to have it on my blog, too. For more Prince-Old White Dudes crossover, check […]

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Now we all cry to purple rain.

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What’s Making Me Happy This Week III Spraynard live on NPR’s Bullseye with Jesse Thorn I’m at a weird point in my life where I fall for punk bands recommended on NPR shows. Spraynard play the kind of emotional pop punk that will forever have a special place in my heart and mind. Brilliant. Check out […]

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Against Me! released a live version of True Trans Soul Rebel as a precursor to their upcoming new live album, which is awesome on its own, but it also means I get to add the best punk song of recent memory to my running Best Of 2015 Spotify playlist, aptly called “Wait, it’s 2015?” (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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This acoustic version of “The Opening Act of Spring” has everything that I like about Frank Turner. I’m so looking forward to his new album Positive Songs for Negative People, out sometime soon, I hope. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Lucius – Full Performance (Live on KEXP) This Lucius concert, recorded by KEXP, is stunning, beautiful, wonderful, and calming. Just what I need this Friday afternoon.  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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https://player.vimeo.com/api/player.js Nirvana is one of those bands that are almost impossible to cover. Not only are they iconic, but they are perfect within the conventions of their genre, heck, they established the rules and then tore them down themselves. So to make a cover work, you need to go in a different but equally intense […]