5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 11/26/11

Alex Winston - Locomotive Sounding like a female-fronted Passion Pit, this song has insidiously drilled itself into my head.  One of the few songs that plays at work and doesn't drive me  nuts (especially at this time of the year), I can listen to this over and over again.  Plus, the repeated refrain, "I wish … Continue reading 5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 11/26/11

A Weekend in Seattle

A visitor from the East came for the past few days, which gave me an excuse to be a bit of a tourist in Seattle.  Along with the Seattle Aquarium, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, we saw Ryan Adams in concert at Benaroya Hall ("Soccer Sticker!"), ate at Benihana's (the novelty has worn … Continue reading A Weekend in Seattle

10 Years On: Revisiting Gold

With about a month before the release of Ryan Adams’ first new album since the unimpressive Cardinals team up, “Cardinology,” I think it’s well worth looking back at the album that truly initiated Ryan’s solo career almost exactly ten years ago, “Gold.” While his technical first (and still best) solo album was “Heartbreaker,” “Gold” often … Continue reading 10 Years On: Revisiting Gold