Song & Video: Holidays in the Sun by the Sex Pistols (& the Fall of the Berlin Wall)

Every so often I intend to discuss a particular song on here for no other reason besides just liking the damn thing. But for the first installment I get some actual context! The 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s destruction is tomorrow, November 9th! This calls for not only some massively cool footage of Germans […]

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Show Preview: Bishop Allen @ Chop Suey – Saturday, November 7th

Bishop Allen, yet another great band from Brooklyn (!!) is coming to Chop Suey tomorrow night – Saturday, November 7th. The band came to my attention recently when photographer/writer Brittney Bush Bollay mentioned she’d like to take pix at their upcoming show. Thank you Brittney! Thank you Bishop Allen – and here’s a cool video […]

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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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