Archive for March 2nd, 2011

March 2, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Sam Owens

It seems our little endeavor in musical reflection and appreciation has grown notable enough to warrant that old chestnut – the unsolicited “please write about my band” email, of which we’ve been receiving more and more of lately.

And so, a new irregularly recurring segment is born!  We Never Asked For This will be a short review of a band we never heard of before they crashed our inbox with ballsy swagger. As we try to stay positive on this site, we’ll only be reviewing ones we actually like.  Sorry haters (and lovers of haters).

First one to make the cut is Sam Owens and his album How To Build A Clock.

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March 2, 2011

Scotch on the Rock – Round 5

Scotch on the Rock is our 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.

Scotch on the Rock 5 – Bruichladdich Rocks and Grinderman 2.

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