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Music Lover Music Snob Music Junkie

New Manson! New Manson! New Manson!

There are only a handful of current artists that I will buy sight unseen. Or rather ears unheard? Most groups I check out on Spotify, make sure that it moves me, and then go and pick up the music for … Continue reading

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METZ – Majestic Theater, Madison WI – 9/23/17

To say that the METZ show was amazing would be an unabashed understatement. I arrived 15 minutes before doors opened, and I was only the 5th person in line. As I talked about in my pre-show post, it’s always a … Continue reading

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METZ Preshow 9/23/17

Waiting for METZ.  Was here at doors open and waiting patiently.  To show up early is always a gamble and I have learned the hard way about waiting, but for this show I wanted to be down front. It’s 15 … Continue reading

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Take Your Protein Pills And Put Your Backpack On…

I was on Amazon today getting a decal for my car. It needs a little something to set it apart from the other silver sedans in the parking lot. I have already stood next to someone else’s car at least … Continue reading

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The Miracle Of Plastic (Vinyl Actually)

There are many ways to damage your records. Leave them in your car when you run in to hang out with a friend, warping your copy of Blondie “Eat To The Beat”. Lazily refuse to put the albums back in … Continue reading

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DUDE ! Synchronicity is REAL

I speak about synchronicity all the time. You know when you think of a song and then hear it later that day. It happens to me with a scary frequency and I know it’s a thing. It happened again, and … Continue reading

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2 Drivers – One Stereo

Yesterday Joe and I drove to Kalamazoo to visit Abbey and the soft opening of the KZoo Cat CafĂ©. Check out the Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/kzoocatcafe/ We snuck there and surprised Abbey. It was a long drive but we made it … Continue reading

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