Johnny A, a brilliant guitarist who’s apparently hard to track down.
Putting together the Mountain Music Lounge CDs, I have learned that there are innumerable ways in which an artist can respond to our requests. Silverchair’s frontman was sick, so they were out. The Swell Season were sick of their hit, so that [...]Continue Reading →
Our week of Mountain Lounge exclusive tracks continues!
Silverchair joined us in the Mountain Music Lounge a while back, and we really wanted to include their track “Straight Lines” on the CD. But when we asked for the rights to put the song on the CD, Silverchair said no to everything he recorded during this part of the tour [...]Continue Reading →
If you’ve picked up Live From the Mountain Music Lounge Volume 14, you know that Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (The Swell Season) have kindly lent their track “Once” to the disc! Well, you may be surprised to know that [...]Continue Reading →
An exclusive Brett Dennen track lies here within…
Throughout the weeks leading up to today’s release of Live From the Mountain Music Lounge Volume 14, I have been a little nostalgic for Lounge CDs of yore. I’ve produced The Mountain’s annual Music Lounge CDs all the way back to Volume 6 (except Volume 13, because I was [...]Continue Reading →
(photo courtesy of Rolling Stone)
They may not have won a World Series in 100 years, but they can’t take Vedder! No way!
Apparently, Eddie Vedder has penned a rally song for the Chicago Cubs, as they look to end a century-long curse and take the MLB playoffs by storm.
“All the Way,” which Vedder [...]Continue Reading →
The Raconteurs are in town tonight at the WaMu Theater!
No pictures, please…
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What’s this? Another contender for album of the year? That brings the count to three:
Glen Campbell Meet Glen Campbell
Glen gets the Jonny Cash/Rick Rubin once over and covers contemporary artists like Foo Fighters and Green Day.
In my shameless pursuit of meeting every single person on earth I admire, I crashed a Marty Riemer Show event. It was a couple of weekends ago… perhaps you heard. Listeners who brought massive quantities of old cell phones got to go on a hike with Ed Viesturs, local hero, climbing legend, author, adventurer… [...]Continue Reading →
It’s been a few months since REM headlined Sasquatch, but it might be the last time the band’s signature Rickenbacker guitar will see Seattle.
Following the band’s show in Finland last night, the guitar was stolen.
The Rickenbacker is Pete Buck’s signature guitar – it’s been an REM fixture since the band’s 1982 debut.
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Those loyal listeners (and current readers) have heard me mention that I love my job. To work with my passion of music on a daily basis is still as interesting, exciting, and intriguing now as it was when I started my career.
So, it’s particularly cool to be [...]Continue Reading →
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