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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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Speaking of my trip to Blenheim Castle (birthplace of Churchill), they had a special costume exhibit from The Young Victoria. Turns out that several films, including The Young Victoria, use Blenheim as a shooting location for Buckingham Palace: Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
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I was recently in London (to watch football, obviously) and after years of wanting to go, I finally got to do a pilgrimage to Highclere Castle (aka the estate in Downton Abbey). Since Highclere is still a private residence, it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
Lots of great concerts this week (5 to be exact -- I need a nap) but Lorde was the best. So let's go with "Liability" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
Snail Mail – “Pristine” Lizzo – “Fitness” Tancred – “Reviews” The Go! Team – “The Only Thing New is U Finding Out About It” Lily Allen – “Three” Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Yeah Right
I saw Soccer Mommy a few years ago and thought they were super boring. But credit where credit is due -- this is an outstanding SXSW Lullaby: Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Yeah Right
A solid KEXP performance from Guantanamo Baywatch: Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Yeah Right
I was supposed to see Flight of the Conchords this week in London, but the show got postponed because Brett broke his arm. Sad Trombone. Let's go with "Issues" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Yeah Right
Solid KEXP performance from Sorority Noise: Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Yeah Right
A great SXSW Lullaby from Stella Donnelly: Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Dan Auerbach recently came to the 9:30 Club for what was probably my most eagerly anticipated show of 2018 to date (other than the Flight of the Conchords show in London that got postponed so now I can’t go to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Yeah Right
A solid KEXP session from the Rural Alberta Advantage: Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Yeah Right
I'm seeing Middle Kids tomorrow at the Moth Club in London, so let's go with "Mistake" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Yeah Right
Solid Buzzsession from Chimney: Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Yeah Right
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I skipped the Justin Timberlake show last week and saw Judas Priest at the Anthem instead (I am a woman of many tastes). Priest is promoting their latest album Firepower, which I didn’t bother to get but the new songs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Yeah Right
Via the Brain Candy podcast I've just found out about the Island of the Dolls in Mexico. Clearly this is now on my travel bucket list. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Yeah Right
In the Valley Below – “Break Even” Eternal Summers – “Forever Mine” Courtney Barnett – “Need a Little Time” The Knocks – “Ride or Die” Natalie Prass – “Short Court Style’ Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Yeah Right
Kevin Morby and Katie Crutchfield team up for a great SXSW Lullaby: Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Yeah Right
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I hit up the Lincoln Theatre on Friday night to see the always stellar Lucius. Ethan Gruska opened the show solo, alternative acoustic guitar and keyboard. His songs were pretty, but sleepy, which was not a good combination for me... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Yeah Right
The Peeps diorama contest winners are out. The eclipse one got robbed. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Yeah Right
Solid KEXP performance from Mogwai: Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Yeah Right
Lots of great concerts this month, including a Dan Auerbach solo show at the 9:30 Club. His solo album is amazing, so let's go with "Stand By My Girl" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Yeah Right
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Yeah Right
A great SXSW Lullaby from Mal Blum: Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Public Access TV at DC9 – The new PAT album is enjoyable but I was underwhelmed by their performance. The highlight of the set came midway through when they played “In Love and Alone.” But the night wasn’t a wash.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Yeah Right
A Kanye-inspired dating app is coming Hat tip: Beverly Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Yeah Right