Posts tagged ‘Bob Seger’

June 2, 2011

Talk Thursday to Me – Eric Harvey

Today we talk with music journalist and ethnomusicologist Eric Harvey about his early love of rap, how he found his way from the world of video documentary making to music writing, and the place of academics in the world of popular music.

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May 20, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of) – Mustache! on blue jeans

It was this day in 1873 that San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno tailor Jacob Davis were given a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets, marking the birth of one of the world’s most famous garments: blue jeans. To mark the occasion we asked our buddies Travis Falcontamer and Jesse Grizzlebottom from the group Mustache! to wax poetic on the blue jean and it’s influence on rock and roll and society as we know it.

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May 11, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

Thanks to our buddies over at Landlocked Music for turning on to the fact that the Library of Congress now has an online virtual jukebox where you can stream their massive collection of historic recordings.  It is nothing short of amazing.  It also seems to be the only jukebox in America that doesn’t have any Steve Miller Band or Bob Seger, but that’s cool (we guess). Check it out here.