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Category Archives: Music
Joy: 1967-1990, by Ultra Vivid Scene (same as it’s been for 23 years now.)
I pre-ordered the new Arcade Fire album, Reflektor, and it released on October 28. Between the first event and the second, I heard the first single off of it, the title track, and it sort of…gave me pause. The new … Continue reading
It’s 1975, and I’m seven years old. As you can expect, I’m getting more and more memories here, so the songs of 1975 I recall is a much longer list. There are songs I simply remember hearing, such as “Laughter … Continue reading
As he did with most people, Lou Reed changed music for me. But not directly. I tried in college to get into the Velvet Underground. So many bands I love were directly influenced by them, so it seemed natural to … Continue reading
In my never-ending quest to lazily find new music by having other folks suggest it to me, I’m starting a thing that will hopefully catch on called “Five Songs”. It’s very simple. You send me (via Twitter, Facebook, the comments … Continue reading
In 1974 my family moved to River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans. I consider myself as being “from” New Orleans because really, that’s where I really gained sentience. I also started first grade, so I was now regularly around … Continue reading
The 1970s are something of a mystery to me. I was alive through them, but not in much of any real capacity. Until 1977, when Star Wars came out, I didn’t have much of an awareness of any culture, pop … Continue reading