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I was able to extract what I thought was pretty good info from The Ewing Theory last night. Not sure why I’m using the term “extract” because it wasn’t like I had to pull the [...]
Turns out the “Ewing” in Ewing Theory is Patrick Ewing, the former NBA hall of famer. People who follow sports, and in particular basketball, might have known that but I’d no clue there’s a theory [...]
Here’s what we had this past Sunday night on Local Anesthetic; new music from a been-around-forever band and new music from a much, much younger combo. A new single from a band that’s been around [...]
The release I’m most excited about this week is Tarantula from The Ewing Theory. Tarantula is a strong follow-up to 2011′s A Casual Theft. Of particular interest is the slow drawl of vocalist/guitarist Joe Redmond. [...]
The JB of JBTV was everything I expected him to be. Bright, thoughtful and deceptively serious about the work he’s done on JBTV for the last quarter century. That’s a long time time to be [...]
Frankly, I wish I had this guys enthusiasm and joie de vivre. It’s endless, regardless of whom he’s interviewing. Plus, unlike myself, he’s got a continuous stream of questions. Hasn’t happened a lot but there [...]
A little bit of everything made for a solid show last night. I was a little off but, hey, I can’t be Mr. Class and Quality every week, can I? Anybody get the Gentle Giant [...]
Squeezed in eight tracks last night thanks to the closing track, Food and Drugs’ “About a Girl” clocking in at 1:46 in length. That, and I tried to be succinct in my chatter. Actually, I [...]
My favorite release of the week belongs to Big Paraid. Two guitars, one drum. That’s it. That configuration isn’t that unusual but what these guys do with it is. The three fellas of Big Paraid [...]
The second time Camera bassist Ryan Aylward scrunched up his shoulders in a very Rodney Dangerfield-like way while explaining something about a recording technique was when I just had to comment. Well, I commented and [...]
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