Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Place For Every Stub

As I write this all of my precious ticket stubs from shows I have been to the past few years are in a small plastic drawer in an unorganized pile. Sad but true. They are safe, but, somewhat disrespected. Sorry … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today I Heard A DJ Play…

One year ago today, Dec 27th 2013, I heard a DJ play our wedding music. We spent 18 months preparing for a single day and a portion of that was picking at the very least music that SHOULD NOT be … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From The Aural Retentive – 2014

To all that read my blog, and everyone that happens by, I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. It has been a very interesting year for me and next year is going to be filled with opportunities … Continue reading

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I Got Some Whiskey For Christmas

Whiskey for Christmas… Not a lot. Actually, probably just trace amounts, but I loved it all the same. Cindy bought me, based on a conversation I had with her last year about Record Store Day (she is so good at … Continue reading

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Music, Tabasco and Friedrich Nietzsche

I have had several opportunities to exchange music, with individuals and groups throughout the years. My first experience was a mutual album buying club (of only 2 people) when I was in junior high. A neighborhood friend and I pooled money … Continue reading

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When One Of Your Favorite Bands Is Broken Up, OR, Led Zeppelin 2

I may have missed my chance to see Led Zeppelin for real, and have spent a good deal of money replacing my vinyl from the band, not to mention watching “The Song Remains The Same” several times, corny dream sequences … Continue reading

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Broken Heart

This one goes out to Dalton. His heart is broken. So I am gathering songs for a collection that he might play when it is all over and laugh about it all. Hang tough dude.   The Broken Heart Collection: … Continue reading

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