Monthly Archives: March 2012

Songs About Rain – R.I.P.

I recently digitized a disintegrating VHS tape that was loaded with various histories. There was video of me driving my forklift back in the Erdman days and 27 minutes of Dalton and I playing hacky sack in the cold March … Continue reading

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Ticket Stubs

A few nights ago I met up with Dalton, and as things always go, we began discussing music. Dalton has kept the ticket stub from all the concerts he has been to (with the sad exception of two) and lovingly … Continue reading

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For The Record

Abbey, my daughter and aforementioned LP lover, took my advice and began documenting her equipment and records. She and Max absorbed my music and my music love over many many years. Abbey was the first one to have her music … Continue reading

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Out With The Old And In With The New

So I loaded my van with a double handful of tapes from the Magic Box. Yesterday I listened to a compilation of club music I had copied from various sources. Some songs were still good; some seemed like a poor … Continue reading

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My Magical Box Of Tapes

Since my cassette deck died I have of course had a renewed interest in my tapes. I still have a lot of tapes. Mostly bootleg tapes. The majority now live in this box, a Dell computer box recovered from work … Continue reading

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Equipment – Circa Late 90

In the September of 1990 I was in the newspaper. I was compiling a poetry tape and had some local coverage. Roger Hamilton the then and still photographer for the Waunakee Tribune came to the townhouse and took a picture … Continue reading

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Bayshore Mall (Milwaukee, WI) – Walkman Favorites

There was a time in my life when I lived in Brown Deer Wisconsin with my mother and went to school in Milwaukee at the UW. The biggest challenge was getting there. I had to take the bus from Brown … Continue reading

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