Tag Archives: rock

mixtape: of another age

So, over the weekend I was able to catch Dee Snider performing as part of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. I have to be honest, I was a little bit of a skeptic, but, I thoroughly enjoyed. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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mixtape: again

Ah, the Monday Mixtape. Most weeks I look forward to making these… not as much recently, but we’re back and hopefully better now… Anytime there’s a seismic shift in life there’s an opportunity to evaluate, analyze and then, move on. … Continue reading

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mixtape: memorial day

Somewhere between the tongue-in-cheek satire of Trey Parker and Matt Stone – “America: Fuck Yeah” and the antagonisticly soaring “Star Spangled Banner” by Hendrix at Woodstock there lies a handful of rock songs that actually might encapsulate something to be … Continue reading

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mixtape: sludge

Today is awash with chilly rain, so it seemed like a good way to take advantage of the less than stellar spring weather with a look sludge and I trudge my way to work. There’s a pretty good mix of … Continue reading

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mixtape: women’s history

I have a soft spot for female vocals, be it Lady Gaga and Madonna to Fleetwood Mac, the Tiny to Arch Enemy, the Gathering to P J Harvey and Tori Amos… and then some… So, not long ago I did … Continue reading

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mixtape: the politics of music

In honor of our a holiday that is kind of lost as to what it really is about – here’s a trivia question, do you know? In 1971 the combination of political jargon and attempts at leaching one’s own politicians … Continue reading

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mixtape: when ladies lead

On occasion I enjoy to throw a wrench at the system and it results in mixes like this, covering the broad range of stuff I enjoy while maintaining a common theme. This one is featuring the pairing of male and … Continue reading

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mixtape: when it rains

Many moons ago, I messed around with one of the very first mixtape lists here on the blog and it was about a soundtrack for an evening’s rain so this one is a revisit of that. Sitting in my office … Continue reading

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today I Ate: Around the Underground

Today, I write not having completed my adventures yet so unlike in Italia, my meals are going to be by posting and not necessarily by day, and hopefully my mental notes are enough to maintain a record of my interesting … Continue reading

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mixtape: where did metal come from

It probably depends on who is answering… but, if you were a geologist you might reckon there are basic elements of the Earth that were born from pressure and heat to produce a level electrical conductivity, then over time alloys … Continue reading

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