Music

My First Five Songs

There were five records my parents have had for as long as I can remember: Tommy (The Who), Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles), Chrysalis (Chrysalis), After the Gold Rush (Neil Young), and Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel). So here are my favorite songs off each Read more…

By Tim, ago
Personal

Testing New Thingy

I just installed the Wordbooker plugin on my blog and am testing to see what happens over on the Facebook side when I publish a new post. Probably fucking break everything.

By Tim, ago
Music

Metric Is Totally The Bee’s Knees.

There haven’t been many bands in the past few years that have kept me interested for four whole albums the way that Metric has. Sure the last (and most popular) record, Fantasies is far more polished and electronic than the previous ones, but I love ’em all. I tried to Read more…

By Tim, ago
Music

Plastic Bertrand n’est pas Plastic Bertrand

Back in 1982, when I saw the movie “Summer Lovers” at Paul Swangard’s house, there were two songs that I determined, at the time, to be awesome.  “Ça plane pour moi” was one, and “Just Can’t Get Enough” from Depeche Mode’s first record (before Vince Clarke left to form Yazoo) Read more…

By Tim, ago
Music

The Gaslight Anthem – ’59 Sound

There is absolutely nothing wrong with wearing your Springsteen on your sleeve. Unless you don’t mean it., or else – as with And these guys – REALLY FUCKING MEAN IT. Oh yeah, and they are managed by South Eugene H.S. alum Anna Jacobson-Leong so you know they’re legit.

By Tim, ago