Festival Of My Dreams

I’ve been lamenting the lack of compelling festival lineups this year, and instead of whining about what I’m not seeing, I thought I’d compose a list of what I would like to see at a music festival – preferably my own. (No, really, I’m hoping to put on a music festival here in my home […]

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Denver Day of Rock 2014

Every year for the past five years, Concerts for Kids has put on the Denver Day of Rock on a Saturday in late May. The first year I knew of it was in 2010 when I saw that Fishbone was playing – FOR FREE. That’s right, the DDoR is a free show, every year. It […]

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On the afternoon of Friday the 4th, I logged in to a social website I belong to and saw that headline on someone’s post: RIP MCA. My stomach sank, my jaw dropped, and my mind raced. I remembered that he had cancer. I remembered that he had not shown up to the Beastie Boys’ induction […]

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1985 – Best year for music, ever?

The other day, I found myself wanting to hear some Psychedelic Furs, so I put on Mirror Moves (1984) and I tweeted about it. That led somehow to me listening to The Smiths’ Meat Is Murder (1985), which in turn led me to listen to OMD’s Crush (1985). Naturally, Listen Like Thieves (1985) by INXS and The Cure’s The Head […]

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