Category Archives: Music

Can’t Get Enough

After years of waiting, I was finally able to see Josh Krajcik sing live in Minneapolis on Sunday night. Although the crowd was rather small, it didn’t stop Josh from giving an amazing performance. He said that Minneapolis music fans … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

Sure, I’ve featured Sharon Jones before, but yesterday I listened to her entire catalog and I seriously can’t get enough. If I liked Sharon before, I worship her now. This woman is a true powerhouse of soul. She was recently … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

One of the television series I got hooked on last season was Nashville, which stars Hayden Panettiere and Connie Britton as rival country music stars. The music production for the show has managed to pull in an incredible amount of … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

How is it possible so many songs are driving me wild this summer? I don’t know how, but I do know that this was another song that killed me from the first listen and it always gets me movin’ and … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

Since the very first moment I heard this a few weeks ago, I knew there was no way this song wasn’t going to drive me crazy all summer. I enjoyed Janelle’s last album, and I’m looking forward to Electric Lady … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

I hope you’re all in the mood for a bunch of music, because there are so many great new songs out at the moment I will be going on a sharing spree. This song grabbed me upon first listen, and … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

Finally! Some new Astro: For those of you who need more context, I admit it. I’m an X Factor fan. I thought Season 1 saw the most promising talent ever collected on any of these various talent programs, and I … Continue reading

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Plus….Tubular Bells!

Tubular Bells stands as arguably one of the greatest achievements in rock history -though it doesn’t really qualify as rock music, or pop, or jazz or anything else.  It is pop-electronic music, perhaps part Philip Glass and part Pink Floyd/Genesis. … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

I was very excited to receive the new Mumford &Sons album, Babel, for Christmas. I must admit, I was a bit nervous about this album – would I enjoy it as much as Sigh No More? Now that I’ve had … Continue reading

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Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Part III.  Doomtree overload. So yes, two sold out shows is nice.  But three?  This is an epic end to an epic year that saw Doomtree lauded in Rolling Stone magazine. But today we’d like to spotlight rapper P.O.S..  P.O.S. … Continue reading

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Beatles Song of the Week

By now you have probably heard about the surprise of the 12/12/12 Sandy relief concert -the onstage jam between the surviving members of Nirvana (Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat smear) and Sir Paul McCartney.  Since they closed the show … Continue reading

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Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Did we not say the 8th Doomtree Blowout was going to be epic?  One concert in and of itself    is not necessarily epic.  But two sold out shows in a row?  That’s pretty epic.  As I enjoy another night … Continue reading

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Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

It’s that magical time of year again.  It’s so magical, in fact, that today has been proclaimed “Doomtree Day” in the city of Minneapolis.  That’s right.  Time for the annual Doomtree Blowout, starring what is arguably Minneapolis’s favorite hip hop … Continue reading

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RIP Ravi Shankar

There are musicians who grace the world with their presence, inspire, and pass.  There are those who transcend their genre to leave a lasting impression on other forms of music.  There are musicians who use their celebrity to advance spirituality, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to John Lennon

Today on the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon’s passing we’d like to celebrate some of the lesser-known gems from John’s solo career.  They’re definitely not unknown to Beatles fans, but try finding one of these tracks on the radio. The … Continue reading

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Beatles News – Copy of 1962 Decca Audition Up For Auction

“Guitar groups are on their way out” Decca Genius, 1962 The famous New Years Day, 1962 audition tape that The Beatles made for Decca Records is nothing new for Beatles fans.  It has been available as a bootleg for decades, … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

I believe this song speaks for itself – brilliantly composed and utterly profound…

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Can’t Get Enough

Surprise! We’re not quite dead yet! And even better, we’re alive and listening to music. My new favorite is this little gem from Brit alt-rockers Django Django called “Default.” Enjoy!

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Beatles Song of the Week

This week we have a question for the children of the 80’s out there.  Did Ferris Bueller’s Day Off first expose you to The Beatles? We ask that because in recent weeks we have been discussing the origin of the various … Continue reading

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Beatlessence – The Knickerbockers

It’s time for one of the all-time great Beatles soundalikes, The Knickerbockers.  Between 1964 and 1966 the race was on for bands to try to match The Beatles sound.  Some did it out of respect, while others were under pressure … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

Being the Beatles fan that I am, sometimes I just go nuts for their early rock-n-roll, and why not? I love that old-school rock sound, back when rock-n-roll drove parents insane despite the lack of profanity. It’s good stuff. So … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

Be forewarned. This song is beyond catchy, likely to get stuck in your head after one listen, and I suspect it will be heard everywhere by the end of the summer. And to think, they’re all teenagers. Hat tip: The … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Paul! Part 4, Wings

The following post has been modified from its original form, having first been posted on April 5, 2012. This week we’d like to talk to you about…Wings.  Now before you run screaming expecting some of the more mellow fare that, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Paul! Part 3, Paul The Guitarist

Earlier we recognized Paul the bassist.  But what many people might not know is that some of The Beatles best known guitar solos were played by none other than Paul McCartney.   Paul’s guitar of choice from 1965 on was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Paul! Part 2 – Paul The Bassist

There were great bass guitar players before Paul McCartney switched from guitar to bass in 1962 (James Jamerson and Carol Kaye to name just two).  And there have been better technical players after Paul (John Entwistle, Chris Squire, Les Claypool, … Continue reading

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