Jill and Kevin’s Wedding Entrance Dance. Certainly blogged by half the web, more than 12 million views, I’m behind the curve, blah blah. I felt terrific watching this. I’m this happy being married to Ellen!
In concert at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church. Renaissance and modern choral works, sung with beauty and real appreciation. A lovely concert.
These guys are terrific—amazing energy, great musicianship. They play the hell out of it.
Just picked up our food for a hotel-room picnic from Papillote French Cuisine To-Go, a lovely little French kitchen near our hotel. I picked a mushroom soup (not creamy) to start, duck confit for me and a salmon and asparagus quiche for Ellen—both come with green salad and the chef’s ginger vinaigrette—and for dessert the […]
One of the would-be idols rendered a pale shadow of Pete Townsend’s Baba O’Reilly this evening. Which sent me back to the original, full strength. And then Won’t Get Fooled Again. Sometimes, I go back to the music that shaped me, and this was an essential part of the soundtrack for me. Other authors have […]
Eric Alterman and others on the best pop and rock albums of 2007. Must revisit these lists! Media Matters – Altercation: For Goodness’ Sakes: The Altercation Music Lists
Our local CompUSA has reached the 30%-50% off, all-fixtures-for-sale stage of its closing. I found the RocketFM from Griffin Technology forless than $9, so I can broadcast any audio from my computer over low-power FM. With this hack I extended the range to the clock radio at the far end of the house… which means […]
Lifehacker’s Geek to Live offers iTunes power tips I want to keep track of these, for Ellen. (Shhh.)
This is an old link I should have posted ages ago, from the UK’s Observer Monthy Music (“OMM”): Tom Waits on his cherished albums of all time: ‘It’s perfect madness’ In the first of an occasional series in which the greatest recording artists reveal their favourite records, Tom Waits writes about his 20 most cherished […]
I need to consolidate the music I’ve accumulated on the laptop drive and on one of my external backups, and boom, I come across this hint at macosxhints.com – Easily move music between drives with iTunes 7 – in my usual semi-daily Mac news browsing. Tomorrow night, it will be done. Life is good.