Archive for July 11th, 2011

July 11, 2011

Where the Bus Pass Took Us

While homebodies by nature, we do regularly muster the single malt courage to go out into the world and experience music in the flesh, and we document these excursions in Where the Bus Pass Took Us.

This weekend we caught the farewell performance of Thousand Arrows (who is moving to Portland, OR), the passing through by way of Olympia, WA greatness of Eleanor Murray and local beard and hat enthusiast Sam Lowry performing at The Bishop. As usual, our camera crapped out earlier than we would like (our battery seems to be dying a swift death) but we were able to capture a couple of songs by Sam Lowry, who was assisted this show by Matt Armstrong from Murder by Death.

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July 11, 2011

This Day in Music History – Dagan Thogerson on Megadeth

Tomorrow marks the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Megadeth’s landmark album Peace Sells. Telling us how this album helped him become the man he is today, is Dagan Thogerson, drummer and all around party captain of Murder by Death.
July 11, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 22

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives it one of the most inventive treatments yet.

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