lou reed – walk on the wild side

lou reed – walk on the wild side

A bass note sinking in your chair, like the Maxell tape blowing tie, curly blond hair, a quartered orange smile, an extended thumb pavement mile, not another moment named peter,… Read more…

talking heads – slippery people

talking heads – slippery people

Start me with a question, God we’ve got some decisions, the dancing keys colored by the call and response and pleas to God, Frenetic bongo popping ticks, what does God… Read more…

the beatles – sgt. peppers

the beatles – sgt. peppers

The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, full of color, sound, and imagination was a spectacle to even be held not to mention listen to. Taking breaks from the… Read more…

jimi hendrix – little wing

jimi hendrix – little wing

As I talk to people who have read A Circus Mind, everyone always asks for an explanation about the title or about the events and people in the book. Originally,… Read more…

the velvet underground – rip lou reed

the velvet underground – rip lou reed

New York City, New York City Your dregs are so heartbreaking, so pretty A subway car wrapped in a velvet dress Independent of commercial success Abstract thought put into plan… Read more…

tv on the radio – mercy

tv on the radio – mercy

TV On The Radio always seemed to sneek its way onto the speaker box around 2:30 in the morning when everyone was piling into the house from the bar, destroying… Read more…

jerry garcia – don’t let go

jerry garcia – don’t let go

What a staple this guy has been in my life! My first exposure to the Grateful Dead was as a sophomore in high school while driving around aimlessly in the… Read more…

jj cale – cajun moon

jj cale – cajun moon

With the recent passing of JJ Cale, I have loved reading all of the articles retracing his influence over rock legends. I remember the first time that I had heard… Read more…

edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros – better days

edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros – better days

“Better Days,” the first single from Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros‘ new self-titled album, due out July 23rd. Frontman Alex Ebert describes the songs on the album as some… Read more…

lord huron – ends of the earth

lord huron – ends of the earth

Where exactly is the ends of the earth? I thought this rock was a round ball we were riding in a never ending circle, chasing the sun, hiding in the… Read more…

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