Tag Archives: rock

Wednesday Words 10/28/15: Rocks

“I got a rock.” –Charlie Brown “Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with.  C.B. is such a loser. He wasn’t even the star of his own Halloween special” –Chris Rock  

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Tunesday: Social Distortion

So this is one of those songs for driving, when the light turns green and throttle goes down, surging down the on ramp, windows open, the road open ahead.

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Tunesday: 1988 Throwing Muses–Juno, Bright Yellow Gun & More

Kristen Hersh and her band, Throwing Muses, have been among my very favorites since I initially heard the song “Juno” from their first full length album, House Tornado, grind it’s way out of my stereo speakers back in 1988.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Sheena…

What else could follow my last post?

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Seether

Veruca Salt.  One of my favorite songs from the 90’s–used to play it for my daughters just to show them that girls can rock just like boys.   One of my favorite all-time performance videos–the song’s been stuck in my … Continue reading

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Friday Rock N Roll Idols: Sleater Kinney

A lot of folks know Carrie Brownstein from her Portlandia brilliance, but long before she was a TV star, she was in one of the best, coolest bands ever: Sleater-Kinney.  The band peaked in the mid-90s, but spiritually they’re directly … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Rock n Roll Idols: Poi Dog Pondering (video link repaired)

Poi Dog Pondering–I can’t think of a better band to throw out here as we enjoy the first truly warm days of spring. One of the most enjoyable shows I ever saw was in the old Graffiti Lounge in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Rock and Roll Idols: The Dead Kennedys

What can I say about the DK’s?  I never listened to a lot of hardcore, but at the risk of revealing that I am and always was a bit of a poseur, I’d call them “accessible hardcore,” owing to their … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Rock & Roll Idols: The Reivers

Man, I loved these guys.  If a band ever deserved to be rich and famous, it was The Reivers The Reivers: In Your Eyes

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Friday Morning Rock & Roll Idols: Husker Du

The best live bad, maybe ever…Diane, Hate Paper Doll, and Green Eyes.

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