Monthly Archives: May 2014

East Side Foods – Your Rock And Roll Grocery Store – Prologue

When I was going to school at UW Milwaukee back in the mid 80’s,┬ámy work-study job in the library on the UW campus (my first job ever) was over and I was suddenly in need of another one. Badly. I … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa 45 (Again) – Thanks Otis!

Record Store Day happened again just before Easter and again I wasn’t able to go for some reason or another. Next year! However I did manage to get a 45 from this years releases. Otis bought it for me. You … Continue reading

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What Goes Boom?… The Pixies !

So, it can be said that I have not been a huge fan of The Pixies. I have really really liked some songs and solo Frank Black stuff, but never have given them a good hard listen in recent years. … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Brat Fest – 2014

It happens every year… brats brat brats (and hotdogs). This event has grown from the days when it was held in a parking lot (when it was cute and adorable), to the full blown event on Willow Island with midway … Continue reading

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Record Shopping With Abbey

Abbey lives in Kalamazoo now, working for Western Michigan University. That means she is only a mere 5 hours away, as opposed to her Georgia and Connecticut stints. So, shortly after moving to Kalamazoo, she came for a visit (and … Continue reading

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Waunakee Garage Sale Weekend 2014

Another year another garage sale weekend. This year however, I wasn’t out trolling for records. I was actually after a push lawn mower (gas or manual). I did find a Craftsman electric edger for 10 bucks, but the only push … Continue reading

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Natty Nation and Synchronicity

I had just posted a few post ago about Natty Nation, how they were on the WSUM U-Dub CD and how Cindy and I had planned to go see them at a concert this winter but had to reconsider because … Continue reading

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