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Easy Still Does It

March 18, 2012


It feels like I only update this blog when plagued with ennui, but I find myself looking for ways to spur myself into doing something creative without feeling spent. So I just look up what my friends are up to. Here is a song Easy Fagela wrote in the ’90s. I still remember it from […]


October 12, 2011


As Tim said, “Indie cred through the roof!”

Everybody Wants to Go on Forever, I Just Wanna Burn up Hard and Bright

October 11, 2011


Due to a series of serendipitous events, I lucked out and saw Ryan Adams in San Diego tonight with Amateur Chemist. When we got there, we were told the worldwide tour policy is no photos (“he looks the same except the venues are darker”), so I drew pics instead. Here’s the OCW review.

This Week Was Pretty Productive

September 23, 2011


Jah went to Milwaukee to visit relatives without us, so we tried to keep busy. We bought our tickets to the Philippines, got old computers fixed, cleaned out closets, got massages, watched a movie (Moneyball) in a real theater and went to the Prospector for karaoke. I sang “Suedehead” by Morrissey and it’s been in […]

Lee “Scratch” Perry Was at the Galaxy Theatre Tonight

September 22, 2011


That show followed the dynamic of a dub song exactly–it went on and on with no discernible highs or lows, but it was very enjoyable all the same.

Three of My Favorite Things in One Picture

September 20, 2011


Jah schools Adam on guitar.

Bon Iver Never Gets Old

September 19, 2011


It just gets bigger. (I took this photo three years ago, and Justin Vernon and his two other bandmates were three feet away. When I saw them at the Shrine tonight there were nine people in the band, and I would’ve literally been blown away if I stood too close to them.)

We Stayed Home Today.

September 17, 2011


We went to the store for entertainment. This is what $240 worth of media looks like. (And those books were $3-$8 each.)

Jah Got Serenaded

September 11, 2011


The artist Airika played this song on her mini accordion especially–and only for–Jah because she thought he was so cute! She’s an amazing artist, and he loooooved it. I’m sure even at 9 months old he knew how special that was.

I See Concerts in Sea Shells

September 9, 2011


Nico Vega at the San Diego Music Thing