It’s not often that I can’t think of the words to describe an album. I can usually scrounge up enough vernacular to create a pretty good idea of what’s in between the grooves. But with Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, and his newest album Garden of Delete, it can be quite perplexing to paint… Read More Oneohtrix Point Never : Garden of Delete
Jeff Lynne has become a universe unto himself in the last 40 years. A Beatles freak that created his own unique brand of power pop through studio inventiveness and the sheer love of melody. He did his fair share of radio love in the 70s. Is there anyone that grew up in the 70s that… Read More ELO : Alone In The Universe
So the whole shoegaze vibe hasn’t quite left me just yet. Tonight, it’s the My Bloody Valentine CD Boxset of their first two LPs, as well as their EP collection. I recently bought a Pioneer 25-disc CD changer for the home stereo off of my pal at work for a pauper’s allowance and this delicious… Read More emptiness inside
It’s Thursday night and I’ve been enjoying an Imperial Stout from Boulevard Brewing Company’s Smokestack series. Corked and popped like a fine wine, it’s one of the tastier stouts I’ve had in some time. Gives me that warm feeling in the belly like a bottle of wine should, except it’s not wine. It’s beer, bitches.… Read More Snakes For The Pantomime
Hey, did someone get the license plate of that bus that ran over me? Oh, no that was just one too many IPAs last night. Man, this vacation stuff can be hard on the head. Good thing we had a relatively chill day planned. Last night was fun, despite the hoppy headache. Grilled chicken, hot… Read More Eagle’s Nest Lodge Day Two
We made it down south. Overcast skies, humid air, but we’ll manage. Local suds, grilled burgers, and a nice big porch to chill on. Let the games begin.
It’s arrived. The Friday before my week long excursion into the Central Indiana wilds for some serious R&R. 6,000 square feet of hillbilly luxury. Two kitchens, two hot tubs, and seclusion as far as the eye can see. Plus a killer brewery just minutes from me to supply the local suds. It doesn’t get any… Read More Vacation In The Midst, Times They Are A-Changin’