1LNbzqoOPu4 An excellent friend of mine has been fielding job offers from several fantastic companies. While her work ethic, team expertise, and mad computing skills no doubt have much to do with her employability, she attributes her plethora of choices to having a strong Job Interview Theme Song. Her theme song is Cake’s "Short Skirt/Long […]
rgpD8CKSmhs I actually do have a fever. Chills through the day that I attributed to not dressing warmly enough, blossoming into a 100+ temp this evening. Feels very out-of-the-blue, and poorly timed given my schedule for the rest of the week. Maybe it’s how my fevered brain works, but I got a sudden hankering to […]
S7mT618-D0o I’ve been thinking about the song references in the song "Plus Ones" by Okkervil River. In case you’ve been wondering too, here are the lyrics with referenced songs footnoted and linked. Plus Ones No one wants to hear about your 97th tear (1), so dry your eyes or let it go uncried, my dear. […]
YaH44xvC-gI Butler has a terrific symphony (and I’m not saying that just because I built their website). Every performance I attend, I leave thoroughly pleased and impressed. One thing they do exceptionally well is identify terrific soloists to join them. Tonight, their guests were the Capitol Quartet, a group of saxophonists from Washington, D.C., who […]
rlI7vaxBm9o Today at my parents’ house, all of us watching the TV. A segment came on about someone and his miniature railroad, which features some unusual elements. One was a house on fire, tiny firefighters trying everlastingly to put it out. “I love that,” I said. “If I had a miniature railroad, I’d have a […]
BiI_caFfquA A musical interlude to help us transition to the weekend: Nikka Costa, “Like a Feather,” from the album Everybody Got Their Something. Uh uh uh uh.
Mike Doughty is on tour, supporting his new album Golden Delicious. He’d like to do aftershow laptop-DJ events along the way. He’ll be playing at Mr. Small’s in Millvale (i.e. Pittsburgh) on April 13. Any local bars want to host an aftershow mini-gig? See Mike’s blog for details and samples.
Jason Anderson preaches the gospel of music to the wayward hipsters of Florida.
A difficult song rendered memorably: Danny Boy Link thanks to Ze Frank.
Turntables DJ, originally uploaded by pixel0908. Some days I feel that I have listened to everything on my iTunes playlist as many times as is possible and that I do not have nearly enough music. On such days, I need a wake-up call like this iTunes list meme: a brief tour of my music library […]