Tag Archive: writing

I Reviewed Dr. Dog For A Website That Isn’t My Own And It Was Weird

[Reader’s note: remember when I said I was going to review B-Room for a website? Well, this is how that turned out.] For their seventh studio album, B-Room, Dr. Dog built a whole… Continue reading

My Love For Dr. Dog Is A Massive, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Easy Beat Or Go Home

I remember my very first interaction with Dr. Dog. I was a freshman in college and learning my way around our campus radio station. On the overly-heavy studio door was a bunch of… Continue reading

Man Man Is Weird. Let’s Get Weird With On Oni Pond

There really is no other way to say it: Man Man is a weird band. Their records are a soundtrack to your daydreams and nightmares. They paint their face making their shows more… Continue reading

What Have You Been Listening To Lately: The Back To School Edition: Monae, Mazzy, HAIM (I knowww) and The Stepkids

OK, so yes. A lot has happened since I’ve actually “blogged” on my own blog. School has started and I’ve kind of been all over the place: meeting new people, going on friend-dates,… Continue reading

The Retro-Renaissance, Brought To You By Jonathan Rado: Law & Order

The psychedelia of the 1960s was when the smoke got in your eyes. Listening to records of that era is surreal and colorful, mystical and mental. The roots of it are folk –… Continue reading

“Wise Up/When You’re Gonna Rise Up”: Elvis Costello and The Roots: Wise Up Ghost

It starts with anything. It could be a computer or a melodica. Including the Apple Computer volume “quacks” that are all too familiar, the first seven seconds of Wise Up Ghost sum up… Continue reading

I Live-Blog #10Day Because Chance The Rapper

I remember the day I fell in love. It was a day I had to walk into the deep North East of DC after work, for reasons I can no longer remember. It… Continue reading

He’s Earl Sweatshirt, And We’re Not.

At the age of nineteen, Earl Sweatshirt is anticipated. Our culture has seen this narrative many times before. Between pop stars and child actors, it’s either all a big surprise or the whole… Continue reading

An Actual Personal History/Manifesto: The Story Of The Blog, Our New News Vessel

I have this really intimate relationship with writing. Ever since I started writing “seriously” it’s always been immediate. Let’s start from the beginning. When I was a junior in college, I spent a… Continue reading

Devon Powers Explains, There Is No “New Boss”: There Is No “New” Narrative

Since the last time we spoke, Patrick Stickles “publicly” “attacked” me on twitter about the review I wrote of his show. It was awesome and ended well. I think we’re friends now. (When… Continue reading