Monthly Archives: December 2011

Auld Lang Syne

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auld_Lang_Syne So this year has really been a pivotal year for music and me, from the collection and consolidation of all the music I own into one supreme location (drive) and making the move to nearly 100% digital (Amazon) and … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd – The Wall

When the movie “The Wall” came out my friend Dave S. had a bad reaction. He had the album first and loved it. He was stoked to see the movie, but when he came back from it he reported hating … Continue reading

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Record Shopping – Then And Now

This year for Christmas Abbey got 2 albums. Yes, LP’s. She has been carrying on the vinyl tradition and so it only seemed appropriate to get her a couple.  The perfect LP would have been “Oasis – What’s The Story … Continue reading

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How To Survive Not Being Famous

Have you ever noticed how stars always have photos taken of them during, “the early days”… phases of their lives that always seem to exude their potential fame and ever expanding souls? Like the person who was taking the picture … Continue reading

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Jon Bon Jovi – R.I.P.

The week of December 19th 2011 it was rumored that Jon Bon Jovi was dead. To this he said “Heaven looks a lot like Jersey”. I never really got into Bon Jovi but his resurgence in the 2000’s added a … Continue reading

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Music Reviews

I had a brilliant thought today. One of the reasons that I pick up The Isthmus (Madison’s free local news, music and events magazine) and The Onion (another Madison freebie) or Maximum Ink (still another)and subscribe to Rolling Stone and … Continue reading

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Music Snobbery and Collection Scrutiny

I am the worst kind of music snob. I like what I like when I like it and I have been known to flip flop or deride something that years later ends up in my collection… Bruce Springsteen for example. … Continue reading

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