Music

Forty-one

In December 2020, Jason, Kristin and I bought two lockdown livestreams of musical performances, The Bouncing Souls and Less Than Jake. We all desperately missed going to live concerts, so we did our best to re-create the experience. We turned the lights off in the basement, stood behind the couch instead of sitting on it,…

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Top 5 Favorite Opulent Music Videos

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Ep. 318: Matt Whitesides – Frontman for No Bueno!

The very first time I saw Matt Whitesides, I couldn’t take my eyes off of him. It was the middle of the afternoon, my girlfriend, my buddy and myself were in the crowd at the Bluebird Theatre waiting to see Yellowcard and Home Grown, he was fronting local punk band Step Short, and I was…

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Top 5 All-Time Favorite Pop Culture Things

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Top 5 Favorite Songs That Have No Chorus

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday (now on Wednesday!), a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday Wednesday and these will be fun! This week’s…

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Ep. 308: Andy Thomas – Musician, Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion

Andy Thomas is Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion Denver, a non-profit music venue established with the purpose of building community through music. Levitt Pavilion Denver operates on a mission to bridge cultural gaps and to find ways to erase divisions and embrace differences in our community. Andy has been playing music professionally since 2003, and…

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Forty

“Punk is dead.” Or maybe, “Punk’s not dead.” Either way, I’ve heard either of these phrases for as long as I’ve been into punk and neither means a goddamn thing. They’re provocative in a meaningless way – a response to a question asked by a strawman that doesn’t exist. The truth is that punk cycles…

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Top 5 Favorite Moments from My College Radio Interviews with Bands

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Favorite…

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Top 5 Favorite Opening Lines from a Song

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Favorite…

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Top 5 Songs Clearly Not Aimed at Me That I CRANK Anyway

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Songs…

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