This weekend was just a pile of music excitement. Friday night led me once again to Club Underground for the release party of Avenpitch’s new album, Butterfly Radio. Performances included Thosquanta, the Mystechs, Avenpitch, and High Blue Star. Unlike last week where I had one hell of an anger management problem regarding one of the [...]
It’s so fucking late/early. This was after spending the evening hanging out with a super-rad (and I mean super-rad in the most super of rad ways) former associate of Prince’s, and then at Paisley Park Studio for the afterparty since Prince played in town tonight. Yay connections! There’s really not a lot of story to [...]
Starting off this week, I just feel like being mean. It’s been bubbling in me for the last couple of days. I went to this lovely show at Club Underground in Minneapolis this past weekend. Yeah, I’ve reviewed Stellar Vector, Uber Cool Kung Fu, and OBCT in this column before, and I’ve had plenty of [...]
Anyone else hear the leaked demos from Chinese Democracy? I’m actually quite impressed. I don’t know if it’s a Buckethead aftereffect or something, but yeah… this ain’t yer daddy’s G’N’R.
Dream Theater is playing at the State Theater on March 17th. I checked Ticketmaster — there are seats available for the first row center of the balcony. Holy fucking kashiznits. Basically the plan at this point is to freeze our figurative and literal nuts off by heading downtown tomorrow to hit the box office. I’m [...]
Congratulate me or don’t, but I’m no longer in Iowa. I’m going to go see Opeth play next month, and I don’t have to plan for hours of driving to do it. This, my friends, is a great time. Now someone just needs to hire me before I suck up all of my savings on [...]
Thumpa, chinka. Thumpa, chinka. Thumpa, chinka. Bob Marley. Over and over again, that’s all I hear. Thumpa, chinka. Thumpa, chinka. It’s the guy downstairs. The overpowering stench of incense fills our entryway, stifling my nose as I unlock my door to head up to my apartment. Gee, Bob Marley, incense… you figure it out. This [...]