Monthly Archives: January 2012

Olias of Sunhillow

Everyone probably has albums that have come and go from their life. Some that touch you in a way that it seems they are indispensible, even if you don’t play them every day. When you realize you don’t have a … Continue reading

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Go. Go hard. Go more. Go again.

I have been reading Henry Rollins “Smile You’re Travelling”. It is undoubtedly one of the books that has influenced me in the writing of this blog. His philosophy is simple. Go. Go hard. Go more. Go again. Henry Rollins has long … Continue reading

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Killdozer w/ The Cows

I have no idea what year. It must have been late 89 or early 90’s. Killdozer. Dalton turned me on to them. Slow, dirge filled, anger laced and funny as hell. Sort of like Black Flag through syrup. “You call that … Continue reading

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The Tape Deck – Dissected

I have had several tape decks in my life. A few hand-me-downs, a few purchased new, no awesome Blaupunkt or high dollar jobs, but all have played some of the best music I have ever owned. They were functional and … Continue reading

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Hard Play Hard

When I went to school at UW Milwaukee I met a friend, Paul B. It was the first time I had met a good friend in many years. His background was very different from mine, but we seemed to be … Continue reading

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Briefcase Full Of Blues – Paul Black

So tonight, as I was looking for something else in the basement, I came across my briefcase of blues  cassette tapes. These tapes are a collection of copied albums, copied CD’s, bootlegs and store bought tapes. I remember buying “Buddy … Continue reading

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Madison Blues Picnic – 2006

The summer of 2006 on a Saturday afternoon in June I heard about a free blues concert in Madison. Not the famous Madison Blues Festival with B. B. King and other headliners, but a Blues Picnic with local bands and … Continue reading

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