Archive for October, 2011

October 31, 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 past Saturday we attended Throwing Stars final show/debut of their new music video.  We shot video of the show, snagged a copy of the music video for your enjoyment and scored a sweet deal for you.  All of which is below.

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October 27, 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.

Once again we found ourselves at the Comedy Attic for their music and comedy variety show It Still Bleeds, where we caught performances by Buffalojump, Emily Brown and Chilly Cheel for your enjoyment.

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October 25, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was on this day in 1980, AC/DC earned their first pop Top 40 hit with “You Shook Me All Night Long.”  Shortly after that, I saw the music video for the song and officially became a man. – Postcard Editor.

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October 24, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 26

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 the pop industrial treatment.

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October 20, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

PE favorites, and the instigators of the greatest marquee advertisement for a show ever (see above), Throwing Stars are sadly calling it quits, but not before giving us two beautiful parting gifts.  The first is the Declaration EP, which you can preview in it’s streaming entirety here, and then a farewell show at which you will probably see us crying.  The waterworks happen October 29th at the Bishop.  More details here, and you can witness all of our previous TS love here.

October 18, 2011

Tuesday Tip-Off: ToeKnee Tea

Today’s tip-off is the dirty white boy blues of ToeKnee Tea.

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October 17, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

We love us some Elvis Costello and some Sesame Street.

October 17, 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.

Last week we found ourselves at the Comedy Attic for their bi-monthly series of new comedy and music known as It Still Bleeds.  We shot the opening set from the White Bread Boys and two new songs from Neal Meyer for your enjoyment.

 

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October 17, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 25

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 the song the West End musical treatment.

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October 12, 2011

This Day in Music History – ChaCha on Gene Vincent

It was on this day in 1971 that Rockabilly legend Gene Vincent passed away.  Here’s our own ChaCha to give you the scoop on the man and his legacy.

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