Tag Archives: live music

I am not broody. But I do like to rock.

When I heard about this show at first I was feeling sort of tepid. I mean, I love a good Victims Family show, and Jello Biafra is certainly worth the price of admission (or, what I thought would be the … Continue reading

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Newsbriefs….

A day (or so) in the life of… well, me. I came across a funny Twitter post the other day from a favorite blogger of mine. I’ve reached that pure stage of blogging where I don’t care about SEO, keywords, … Continue reading

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Summons.

Dedicated.

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“Wait… did we miss it?” Avoiding Fomo in Chicago.

Norah: Are you sad that we missed it? Nick: We didn’t miss it. This *is* it. Live music has a very special appeal to me. Always has. As such it is very hard for me to pass up opportunities to … Continue reading

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Be careful, your Coachealousy is showing…

This past week was the 12th Annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio California. It was hot and loud and colorful and a lot of fun. From April 15th through the 17th (or 14th – if you did … Continue reading

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A Return to the Mothership. With Cake.

Some people have to pay a lot of money to big-time shrinks to get back to the womb –> return to their mothership. Some of those same people call this “regression therapy”, which seems rather counterintuitive, but a therapist I … Continue reading

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Alter-egos?

You’re kind of a train wreck, but god you’re fun to hang out with. I got “invited” to take a personality quiz on the Insidious Social Network today: What 90s Alt-Rock Goddess are you? It was sort of funny because … Continue reading

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The Secret Machines become a little less clandestine.

Unlike the other shows I have seen recently, I was not overly familiar with The Secret Machines. But, a live music junkie has a hard time saying no. Especially when yes offers so much more potential. And, yeah, I miss … Continue reading

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Awww… i love u 2.

On November 11, 1987, U2 came to San Francisco and played a free concert [ostensibly to Save the Yuppies] at Justin Herman Plaza near the Embarcadero. It was at the height of The Joshua Tree frenzy and was, in my … Continue reading

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Musical Thoughts a la Hong Kong

I have long vacillated between amusement, frustration, pity and downright desperation when contemplating the Hong Kong live music scene. Some of this is to do with being pretty spoiled with regard to live music opportunities for most of my life, … Continue reading

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