Today’s Spin: Neil Young “Live Rust”

I scored this for I think $10, and I truly did enjoy it. Not to say there were not moments that I wanted to LARP and do Renaissance Fair things or play Dungeons and Dragons.

Today’s Spin: Gram Parsons “Grievous Angel”

Thursday night after the Nick Cave Documentary at the Capitol Theater we motored down Detroit to catch the 2nd set of The New Soft Shoe; Cleveland’s Gram Parsons tribute.  We rarely get to see them perform because they mostly do one night at month at the Happy Dog.  Every once in a great while you…

Today’s Spin: Igniters Steel Band ‎– Igniters Explode

File under so bad it’s good or possibly genius.  You won’t find much on the Igniters Steel Band on the web.  I imagine when travel to the Bahamas was fresh and new back in the 70’s these guys were the playing at some resort selling their records to the tourists.  My copy was signed by…

#U240 #RockHall Celebration 9/24 – 9/25

I will never have shame for my absolute fandom of the rock and roll juggernaut U2.  In September the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is having a party to celebrate the formation of one of the greatest bands in the world.  I was so excited to see the Rock Hall getting involved.  $20 a…

Today’s Spin: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Good Son

In celebration of the screening of One More Time With Feeling, the Nick Cave documentary showing tonight at the Capitol Theater I had to dust this one off.  This was not my first dance with Nick Cave.  The album was put out in 1990, 2 years after the harder edged critically acclaimed Tender Prey record….

Today’s Spin: Frank Sinatra Come Fly With Me

Growing up I never really understood or respected the Sinatra of my time.  This was the whiskey swilling, bloated out of his prime loud mouth Sinatra that had the audacity to scold Sinead O’Connor for ripping up a picture of the pope on Saturday Night Live.  My parents weren’t music people so I never grew…

Today’s Spin: Sergei Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky

Sergei Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky will always hold a sentimental place with me.  Back in the 80’s my mom worked at the Cleveland Foundation and was always able to score tickets to the Cleveland Orchestra.  My friend Dave, who is currently playing in the Orchestra down in New Orleans, would always accompany me to these concerts….

New Vinyl Releases 9|9|16

Lot of stuff coming out this week. Nick Cave, Cure reissues, Alanis, Jack White, Teenage Fanclub, and even that shitty Shaggs Record. Alanis Morissette — Jagged Little Pill Label Warner Brothers Pressing Information (1xLP) Blue Marble — 1,000 Purchase Newbury Comics Allah-Las — Calico Review Label Mexican Summer Pressing Information (1xLP) 140-Gram Black White (Amoeba) Purchase…

Better Homes and Gardens Cube Organizer is junk

Rarely will I ever post a negative review of something, but I am making an exception here.  I heard from quite a few people they use this giant Better Homes and Gardens shit box to store their precious records.  They said it was cheaper than the Ikea Kallax, which is the gold standard of makeshift…

4 The Record September 11th at Happy Dog West

Well, we took the rest of the summer off just like the kids on Summer Vacation.  September 11th we bring the show back to the Happy Dog in Ohio City.  Bring a crate of records to swap or sell and listen to some vinyl.  We don’t call it a record show.  We don’t call it…