Show Preview: The Raveonettes & Crocodiles @ Neumos, Friday – Nov. 6th

The Raveonettes and Crocodiles are going to appear at Neumos tomorrow, Friday the 6th and I am so excited. I think it’s been about a year and a half since I’ve seen the Raveonettes and I can’t wait! Here are the Raveonettes talking about and performing songs (including Suicide) off their newest (and again, brilliant) […]

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Show Preview: Regina Spektor @ the Paramount, Tuesday Nov. 3rd

Regina Spektor is bringing her distinctive lilt to the Paramount tomorrow, Tuesday – November 3rd. This year Spektor released her fifth album, Far, and it features the song Laughing With, where she points out: No one laughs at God in a hospital/ No one laughs at God in a war/ No one’s laughing at God […]

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News: a-ha Breaks Up & Breaks My Heart

I have never gotten to see a-ha. They’re one of my favorite bands and always will be. Now they are to break up in 2010 after a world tour, which so far only looks like a world tour of Europe & a Tokyo show – but I digress. I do hope they add some North […]

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Movies & Music: Peter Cook in Bedazzled

On no real regular schedule I am going to be writing a bit about music in movies – in any context I want. Any time I want. The first post on the site was about Ann-Margret’s scene in Tommy where she writhes around in beans. Perhaps others on here will offer some thoughts on movies […]

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RIP: Stephen Gately of Boyzone

Stephen Gately of Boyzone passed away this weekend. Gately, solo artist and one-fifth of the Irish boy band, was 33. This is a very sad day for me as a Boyzone & Stephen Gately fan. photo courtesy of Stephen Gately’s MySpace The surviving members of Boyzone had this to say: We are completely devastated by […]

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