Last night, the House of Blues Boston hosted the joint Cyndi Lauper-Dr. John tour, and there was much rejoicing. I went for Dr. John, who is among my favorite musicians, expecting Cyndi Lauper to just be a nice bonus. I was confused about how their sounds went together, but I had faith. And, well. Apparently Cyndi Lauper … More can you dig it? yes, sir, I can.
Jerry Leiber died yesterday at the age of 78. Let me preface this post by saying I was obsessed with The Coasters when I was a kid. OBSESSED. I had a two-tape compilation of all their songs (including from when some of them were The Robins) that I listened to over and over and over … More RIP, Mr. Leiber
You may remember in a previous post I mentioned Sxip Shirey and my favorite of his songs, lamenting the quality of the video. Well, yesterday he put out a much better video of the song. Hooray!
So. You may remember that Amanda Fucking Palmer gave me a ticket (I’m still pretending that it was a personal gift) to the world premiere show of her new project, Evelyn Eveyln. So it only seems fair to repay her kindness by telling you all how AWESOME the show was. And it was pretty awesome. … More Evelyn Evelyn was Amazing Amazing
HOMG I never win things. Never ever ever. But today. On twitter, Amanda Fucking Palmer held a contest—she’d choose two random people who retweeted her next tweet, and those people would win tickets to the upcoming Evelyn Evelyn concert at Oberon in Harvard Square. And I entered. And I won. I honestly stared at my … More EVELYN EVELYN WOOOOO
It’s been a while since I’ve been to the House of Blues, but I think Flogging Molly was a good way to break that sad streak. Absolutely fab show. I do have one little gripe about the venue (the first time this has ever happened at gracetopia!). Like I said, it’s been a while, but … More Flogging Molly FTW
Hi! I’m here! Been busy this past week, what with work craziness and friend awesomeness. So a quick catch-up of my recent activities and ponderings. So. Bullet points, methinks? Why yes please. On Kanye: I’m with O’Bama here, what a jackass. I don’t care if you’re drunk, I don’t care if you haven’t recovered from … More mish-mash muddle