Happy birthday to the Cure's Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me!

May 26th, 2020

Yesterday, May 25, the Cure's classic seventh album, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, celebrated its 33rd birthday! This record was my introduction to the Cure and to alternative rock in general. Let's take a listen to five of the best tracks.          

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Happy birthday Joey Ramone!

May 20th, 2020

Yesterday would have been Joey Ramone's 69th birthday. Its hard to believe he's been gone for almost 20 years. Let's celebrate with 5 classics from the Ramones!          

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Local Love - The Kyle Sowashes

May 18th, 2020

Our buddies in the Kyle Sowashes just released a video for "I'm Busy" the second single from their latest album, I Don't Know What to Tell You (Anyway). Its a super fun flashback to the days when MTV still played videos!   

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Lost Gem - Hazel

May 13th, 2020

This week let's take a listen to a lost classic. When I was growing up, I was a huge fan of MTV's 120 Minutes program. Throughout the late 80s and early 90s, I discovered so many great bands through the show and it really shaped my musical tastes.   Today, its Hazel out of Portland. They were active from '92 til '97. Great 90s indie rock. Th...

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Emo in 10 bands part 1

May 6th, 2020

Awhile back, CD1025 weekender and emo kid, Bailey, challenged me to do a top 10 emo list. While it's not my favorite genre by any means, since it sprung from American hardcore, I do have respect for it and there are a number of bands I love. Since I'm an old dude, these are all older bands. This is the stuff that paved the way for your Paramores an...

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