Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs! Please enjoy this recap of some of the best and some of my favorite artists/songs that country music had on offer for 2021. Song Bar.
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Musical tries to not be
Serious subjects, light songs
Needs to pick a lane
That’s how I usually write my movie reviews, in haiku form. I write and talk so much elsewhere about music that I really feel it best … Read the rest
Hello Poppies (and Bear Cubs)! Here is your annual PopOff! Winter Disco Ball celebrating one great year in club hits, plus at the end of the disco ball I do a countdown of the top 10 club hits of that … Read the rest
Hello Bear Cubs and Poppies! It is time for your annual Country BBQ Drink-A-Song celebrating the holidays with the long standing thematic tradition of country booze ballads, whiskey waltzes, tequila two-steps, cocktail cha-cha-chas and more. Enjoy! You can catch the … Read the rest
I just saw Dune in a movie theater, I also saw The Harder They Fall recently in a theater too. I like the later more than the former. But the former had more of an impact on my overall nostalgia/emotions. … Read the rest
Here we are in an age when artists that railed against the system are now selling their catalogs to that very system. Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and others have all sold their music rights off for millions. It … Read the rest
Hello poppies! It is time for the annual Howloween Spooktackular! This we start with an hour devoted to darkness followed by, people and places, and in the final hour I place some favorites and requests from the live stream. Enjoy! … Read the rest
The 90s are hip again- well the TRL era of the 90s are hip again but at any rate I thought this would be a good excuse to review an early 90s rock album that seems lost in the shadow … Read the rest
I have found myself on a late 80s early 90s rock kick. Which, outside glam metal I find is an often overlooked era for some great pure rock ‘n’ roll records and albums and maybe one the best of the … Read the rest
It is the anniversary of 9/11 this month. My relationship with that event as a west coast dweller is complicated. Unless I experience something first had the stories always feel at a distance. So initially 9/11 was just a surreal … Read the rest
I know about Stewart Copeland because I am a huge fan of The Police. I know about Buddy Harmon because I’ve studied country music. I know about Charlie Watts because, well, it’s the bloody Rolling Stones. Charlie is not the … Read the rest
On today’s episode, I countdown my pics for the 25 most iconic “rain” songs of all time. Hopefully this will help encourage the weather here in CA to drop some water down and help with the drought.
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1st off … every single drummer was on fire at The Great Northern Thursday for the triple bill of local acts; Jupiter Noise, The Hot Takes, and Strange Cities. But Drew from Jupiter Noise seemed especially fired up. He definitely … Read the rest
The thing with my relation to music is I am usually captured by sound first and lyrics later. If the surface sound of it all comes together in a way my soul savors I can be easily sold. … Read the rest
Let’s just get this out of the way up front. Punk was originally an ethos, not a music genre. And when seen in that context, it explains how so many disparate acts got called punk and played the mother church … Read the rest
Hello poppies! It is July and time for another round of celebrate-a-state, where I random pick a state and celebrate the icons that hail from that state, plus toss in a few new and the good for good measure. So … Read the rest
Hello Poppies and Bear Cubs! I present to you your 2021 Pride Disco Ball record live from the Cat Club in SF and edited together at The Bear Cave.
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Hello Poppies! It is July and it is time for my annual celebrate a state series. And as is tradition I always start with my home state of CA. And this celebration we do a vertical tasting of hits from … Read the rest