We Got Lucky-The Best Of Tom Petty

  If the question you’re looking to answer is “Who is the greatest songwriter?” The obvious answer is Bob Dylan. With his profound knowledge of literature, absurd mastery of the language, and his acerbic wit it’s hard to think anyone could do it any better. And you wouldn’t be wrong. If I’m alone in a room and want to listen to something, Dylan is a … Continue reading We Got Lucky-The Best Of Tom Petty

The Pipe Dreams-Take Chicago

I’ve been sitting on this album for a little over a month now. It doesn’t have anything to do with the quality of the music-I actually emailed as soon as they sent it over and told them I enjoyed what I had heard. Things just kept coming up that were more urgent for me. It’s probably a bit unfair to The Pipe Dreams, but they’ve … Continue reading The Pipe Dreams-Take Chicago

Summerfest 2013 Preview and Playlist

Every summer up in Milwaukee there’s a festival for music fans of all genres. Summerfest runs the gamut from pop to folk, blues and jazz, techno to hip-hop and everything else in between. Over the course of 12 days the festival hosts something like a thousand sets of music. They feature headliners for people young and old with bands like Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, … Continue reading Summerfest 2013 Preview and Playlist

The Greatest Soundtracks Of All-Time (By Which I Mean The Last 30 Years)

I have nothing prepared today. I’ve been listening to a couple records, but I’m not┬áready to write anything about them yet. I was trying to think of what I would post today, and I remembered that I had commented to Kari last night about how awful I thought the soundtrack was for the movie we had just seen. Like music, I’m a movie geek as … Continue reading The Greatest Soundtracks Of All-Time (By Which I Mean The Last 30 Years)