Tag: The Afghan Whigs

5 Factoids About The Afghan Whigs "Congregation" Album

5 Factoids About The Afghan Whigs "Congregation" Album
After doing some research for a blog post including The Afghan Whigs, and their profound album Congregation, I uncovered some interesting tidbits of information about the band and the recording process. Here we go with 5 Factoids About The Recording of Congregation: 1.) There were a lot of tense moments in the studio over the... Read more »

Spring Break In Florida With The Afghan Whigs- 4/1/92

Spring Break In Florida With The Afghan Whigs- 4/1/92
In the Spring of 1992, four of us took a road trip to Orlando, Florida, to, amongst other things, see The Afghan Whigs. My friends Adam Koleno, Moby Koleno, Gordon Rudd, and myself. Planned as a Senior Spring Break trip, we would stay with the Koleno’s family for the week, play some tennis, drink a few... Read more »

Greg Dulli Returns With New Solo Album "Random Desire"

Greg Dulli Returns With New Solo Album "Random Desire"
One important record that was not in my Release Radar last week was the new solo album from Greg Dulli, Random Desire. “Without desire, most of the world’s problems would be solved and it would be a miserable place to live.” -Greg Dulli After losing guitarist Dave Rosser to colon cancer, and seeing the rest... Read more »
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Angsty Music From The Districts On "Peaches"

I have been lady gaga over this song since I first heard it on the CMJ compilation a few months back. The Districts had not previously been on my radar, but once again, the College Music Journal crew hipped me to something I will forever love. What I love most is the angst in the... Read more »

How Do You Fight Loneliness?

I stopped into Reckless Records yesterday to see what I was missing. The Cut Out Bins were teeming with jewels and I felt like a thief.
“You smile all the time.” That’s a line from “How To Fight Loneliness” off the Summerteeth LP by Wilco. 1 of 7 CD’s I purchased; here is what I chose:

Taking a Ride To The Ocean

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange has been on steady repeat for the last 3 weeks. I dial up Spotify and play this thing during showers, work out sessions, and cleaning sprees. It seems to have all the elements of a great album: ups, downs, highs and lows. It has a bit of Drake (“Thinkin Bout You”),... Read more »
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