Category Archives: Music

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Off-topic: Old Crow Medicine Show & Lucinda Williams on ACL

Via the OCMS Feed, Old Crow Medicine Show and Lucinda Williams will perform on Austin City Limits on 12/27. If you are in Dallas, that’s KERA, channel 13 at 10:00pm.

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Off-topic: Lone Star shines bright in vacuum of Dallas airspace

With the exception of KERA 90.1 and KNON 89.3, Dallas radio has been a cold, empty place, completely devoid of decent music since the George Gimarc days of KDGE 94.5. Now a bright shining star has made an appearance: KZPS … Continue reading

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Music acquisitions

Trying to get caught up on non-biz-related blogging, here are my latest CD acquisitions… Kicking Television: Live in Chicago, Wilco. Love it. If you are a fan of the newer Wilco stuff (Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, A Ghost is Born, etc.) … Continue reading

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Kicking Television: Live in Chicago

XPN has a short review on Wilco’s new double live album.

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Son Volt news

Son Volt‘s new album, Okemah and the Melody of Riot, comes out July 12. There’s also a retrospective out if you need to get caught up on Son Volt’s greatness.

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Old Crow Medecine Show is exceptional

Old Crow Medecine Show‘s Wagonwheel track continues to give me goosebumps. See prior post. When will these guys come out with another album?

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Not-so-recent music acquisitions

I’ve really fallen down on the blog lately. I usually try to update my Music category with recent purchases but I’ve been too busy. So here are some a acquired a while back. At least I’ll be able to comment … Continue reading

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Latest music acquisitions

Drag It Up, Old 97’s. Solid Old 97’s. I thought they had broken up and that I’d never see another album so I was happy to get this one. My favorite line on the whole album is from Bloomington, which … Continue reading

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The Long Tail

The October issue of Wired has an oustanding article called, “The Long Tail” by Chris Anderson (it isn’t available online yet). It is about the economics of “misses” rather than “hits”. It talks about how much money there is to … Continue reading

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On board with iRiver

I haven’t had a chance to update the blog recently–I’ve been too busy with my latest diversion: ripping my CD collection. I’m trying to get it copied to my newly-purchased iRiver H140. I’d been putting off getting an MP3 player … Continue reading

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