Archive for June 17th, 2010

June 17, 2010

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

Not in the face! Not in my beautiful face!

History.com tells us that it was this day in 1972 that the Watergate burglars were arrested.  Curious as to how we’re going to connect this to something music related?  Us too!

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June 17, 2010

New Segment – Scotch on the Rock

Put this in your earhole.

Scotch on the Rock is our new irregularly recurring column from Scotch, music and life enthusiast JD Short.  Mr. Short has spent time in the rock and roll outfits Root and The Cardinal Number, as well as being a jack of all trades for Rickenbacker.  He currently records under the name BassDbler.

Why let wine have all the fun? We’ve all heard about wine and food pairings. Craft beer is even hitting its stride with food pairings. Super. I like the idea of complementary things. Though, admittedly, food and drink pairings are mostly lost on me. My food pairing is summed: I like the wine & I like the food = good pairing. I just can’t be bothered to really care. There are a couple of things I do actually care about, Scotch and Music. I love Scotch (which I need to find a new way to phrase as someone will always shout the line from Anchorman – no apologies needed if you just did the same in your head while reading this…). It is my jam, as the kids say. Once indoctrinated, Scotch has as many nuances as the albums we love.

Check out our first pairing below.

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