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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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Tonight marks my third and final tour stop of the Pixies/Weezer co-headlining summer tour. Unlike other recent tours, I appreciate that Weezer has been switching out 1-2 songs each night from the Blue and Pinkerton eras that they don't regularly... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Yeah Right
An oral history of Step Brothers Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
Last night I saw my first of three tour legs for the Pixies/Weezer co-headlining summer tour. 'Twas fabulous, so I'll go with "Monkey Gone to Heaven" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Yeah Right
Bass Drum of Death – “Just Business” Bad Moves – “One Thing” Mitski – “Nobody” Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Sylvia Says” The Beths – “Happy Unhappy” Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Lee Bains III and the Gloryfires at Songbyrd – Two local bands, The Sniffs and Bad Moves, opened the show. Both were enjoyable but Bad Moves was particularly fun. It was weird to see Lee Bains at a venue other... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Yeah Right
On Thursday I'm seeing Beach Slang's offshoot Quiet Slang (aka Beach Slang songs with a string section) and I'm highly intrigued. So I'll go with "Spin the Dial" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Yeah Right
Janelle Monae – “Take a Byte” Loose Tooth – “Keep On” The Get Up Kids – “Better This Way” Bad Moves – “Cool Generator” Kanye West – “Ghost Town” Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Yeah Right
The concept of the latest Florence and the Machine video is simple, but visually stunning. Great use of color: Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Yeah Right
I'm seeing Reba McEntire tonight, so obviously there is no other choice for the SOW. Here's "Fancy": Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Yeah Right
What happens when you reply to spam email Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Yeah Right
I saw one of my favorite live bands this week, Lee Baines III and the Gloryfires. Their recorded work is good but does not do justice to their live show, but here's "Ain't No Stranger" anyway as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Earlier this spring LCD Soundsystem announced a handful of co-headlining dates with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in California. “That looks awesome!” I thought. “What a second…that’s the week I’m in California!” So thank you to my friends who got married... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Lucy Dacus at Rock and Roll Hotel – On the heels of her fab album Historians, Lucy Dacus sold out two shows at the RNR Hotel in the same night. I went to the early show, because I’m old. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Yeah Right
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Pussy Riot at Black Cat – Dorian Electra opened and that name sounded familiar but she was really over the top so I figured, “Must be a coincidence – I would remember an act whose backup dancers wielded vibrators like... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Yeah Right
A nice article on the anniversary of the most memorable golf tournament that I've ever seen. Tiger's famous put isn't the most memorable golf moment I've seen (that honor, or more likely dishonor, goes to Jean Van de Welde's melt... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Yeah Right
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I hit up night one of Jack White’s two-night stand at the Anthem at the end of May(he also played a show at a local high school while he was in town). I love Jack White, but each time I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Yeah Right
I've been jamming to a lot of Loose Tooth lately, especially their latest single "Keep On" so I'll make that the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Yeah Right
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The renovations at Merriweather turned out fabulous. I saw the new backstage area (with pool!) last year and the rest of the renovations in the pavilion area (new seats, new roof) and VIP deck are a huge upgrade. Still keeps... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Yeah Right
Can't Hardly Wait > American Pie. Glad to see the film getting some love, albeit 20 years later. Related: I had no idea the movie was considered a flop at the time because me (and all my friends) saw it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Yeah Right
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I went to Minnesota at the end of May to do a tour of Paisley Park. It was an amazing tour (I did the VIP option). Prince fans, TAKE THE PILGRIMAGE TO PAISLEY PARK. They don't allow phones or cameras... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Yeah Right
I'm seeing Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters this week (happy day!). I'm super jazzed on this one. Their original work is stellar and they bust out some great arrangements of Led Zep classics. So here's their version of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Yeah Right
The last munchkin is dead Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Yeah Right
It has been brought to my attention that this is what the lead singer of Silverchair is up to. Are you okay, Daniel? Blink twice if you need help. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Yeah Right
I like St. Vincent's remix of "Slow Disco" more than the original Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Yeah Right
Dolly is coming to Netflix Hat tip: Abby Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Yeah Right