Tag Archives: What I’m Hearing

Music You Should Be Listening To (Not an Opinion)

I just learned about Janelle Monáe. As with many things in popular culture, I imagine I am far, far behind the times and that all of you are already converts to her awesomeness.  If not, then here you go, thank … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: Throwing Muses’ The Real Ramona

I really, really like the Throwing Muses. Or, safer to say, and more truthful, I really, really like the song you probably have all heard before, “Not Too Soon.”  And this Audible Ear would more correctly be determined a paean … Continue reading

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On the Evenness of Numbers

When I was young(er), I was really into Ministry. Though the above is quite a misstatement.  Really, I was only into their album Psalm 69.  I don’t think I ever owned it, but I know that I was introduced to … Continue reading

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On Things That Make Me Happy, Relatively Inexplicably

Here are three videos that make me happy. I imagine you might have already seen these, but I think they are worth seeing again. The first is indicative of the wedding I would like to have, and have taken part … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: The Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Is awesome. I first heard of Jeff Wayne’s The Musical Version of The War of the Worlds through my friend Bryan, back when we were both in high school.  His father had the LPs of Jeff Wayne’s classic, and it … Continue reading

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Audible Ear: Silversun Pickups

Just like I warned you, here it comes.  A flood of praise for the Silversun Pickups along with a number of videos showing their finest moments, their finest hours, their finest finest! I don’t really know how to talk about … Continue reading

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Ah, the H. P. Lovecraft musical, at last! (Part 1)

By which I mean, at last I am writing about the H. P. Lovecraft musical entitled A Shoggoth on the Roof. Now, class, if you’ve been paying attention (to the history of musicals, not to me) then the title of … Continue reading

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