An Appreciation of Pinkerton

April 26th, 2019

I'm playing "El Scorcho" from Weezer's Pinkerton during my show today. I'm such a big fan of Weezer's early sound, but this album has had a pretty interesting journey. Pinkerton was released in 1996, while frontman Rivers Cuomo was attending Harvard, but compared to the Blue Album, it sold poorly.  It was voted "one of the worst alb...

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Looking Forward To New Music, 2019

January 2nd, 2019

  Vampire Weekend At Lollapalooza this past summer, Vampire Weekend told us the new album was done! They even played some new music (it sounded great). A spring/summer release would be perfect, as they tend to bring the warm weather vibes.   The Distillers They released thier first song in 15 YEARS in 2018, and a full length i...

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Favorite Big Rooms, 2018

December 28th, 2018

 I've been counting down your favorites on the Big Room Brunch. Here are mine! 5. Superorganism This was such a fun performance to watch. The band sat on the floor in a circle around Orono (lead vocals) while playing less traditional instruments, like childen's toys and shakers. They even bit into apples to make sound effects. All songs so...

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Favorite Albums, 2018

December 27th, 2018

    TOP 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS:  PARQUET COURTS / WIDE AWAKE! / ROUGH TRADE  NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS / TEARING AT THE SEAMS / STAX THE NUDE PARTY / THE NUDE PARTY / NEW WEST FATHER JOHN MISTY / GOD'S FAVOITE CUSTOMER / SUB POP LUCY DACUS / HISTORIAN / MATADOR TY SEGALL / FREEDOM'S GOBLIN / DRAG CITY MARLON...

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New Music From Interpol, The Rover

June 7th, 2018

Make sure to leave your thoughts in the comments! The new album, MARAUDER, hits stores August 24th through Matador.  Marauder Tracklisting: 1. If You Really Love Nothing2. The Rover3. Complications4. Flight of Fancy5. Stay in Touch6. Interlude 17. Mountain Child8. NYSMAW9. Surveillance10. Number 1011. Party's Over...

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