Prince might be at the game, but I’ll be in Ballard to cheer on the Vikings as they face off against the Saints for their spot in the Super Bowl. Come on out!
Zayda Buddy’s Pizza & Bar will be hosting the area’s biggest “purple-pizza-party” Sunday. Food and drink specials will highlight [...]Continue Reading →
There is no color more synonymous with Prince than purple. Purple velvet jacket, purple symbol, “Purple Rain.” But add some gold to the mix, and you’ve got yourself a gem.
You might not know that Prince is from Minnesota! And lo and behold, he was sitting in the suite for the Vikings-Cowboys game this [...]Continue Reading →
This year, I’m helping the folks at Team In Training get the word out about the amazing service they provide: getting you in shape, helping you achieve your goals, and assisting you in raising money for blood cancer research while doing it. It’s a win win: you get fit, cancer gets kicked.
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Today’s new track is from Dawes, a California folk rock band who have been jamming lately with folks like Conor Oberst, Chris Robinson (Black Crowes), and Pat Sansone (Wilco). This band is about as new as you get, forming in 2009 and signed to ATO. Here’s their press kit, to help you get acquainted.
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So yesterday, we were a bit location-confused with Alberta Cross. Well, good music knows no boundaries: today we’re headed to the deep south with a track from the Drive-By Truckers.
The Truckers have been busy lately with a new live album and DVD release, a tour of the southeast US, and the release [...]Continue Reading →
Our favorite new band, Hockey, played an amazing acoustic set in the lounge yesterday. If you like bands like Talking Heads, Roxy Music, Television and The Cars, you’ll love Hockey. The studio version of this tune was produced by former T Head Jerry Harrison, but this acoustic version is as sweet as a toothless goalie. [...]Continue Reading →
They have been described as “stoner rock revivalists” from Brooklyn-via-London-via-Sweden, but today’s track from Alberta Cross is all about Chicago.
Alberta Cross seems to have friends in all the right places, and have been making appearances in major festivals (SXSW, Coachella, and Bonnaroo, to name just a few). Check out front man Petter (pronounced [...]Continue Reading →
Continuing our series, I’ve pulled out Port O’Brien, a California folk-ish duo who describe themselves as “A band. Usually on tour.” That seems to be true, given the adventures summarized in 140 characters or less on Twitter, as well as the backstories of many of their songs.
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