Posts tagged "pinkfloyd"

Best Music of 2012: The year the world wouldn't end

Best Music of 2012: The year the world wouldn't end
For a few weeks now I’ve been having the same debate with a good friend (I think we’re still friends) over what should be the Album of the Year for 2012. It’s a toss-up between two bands — we agree they’re both phenomenal – but he says I’m crazy for picking the one I’m about to over... Read more »

Lucid Guitars series introduction: Beyond practice

Lucid Guitars series introduction: Beyond practice
Several years ago – after about a three-year period of plateauing on guitar – I decided that if I was going to keep playing I wanted to get really, really good (good enough to answer “Yes.” without any ellipses or question marks when people ask if I’m any good). So I started to push myself... Read more »

Beach Boys reunion gives me bad vibrations

I love the Beach Boys completely un-ironically. I dig Brian Wilson’s early “Surfin’” vibe and love when they sailed off the beach to find their Pet Sounds and eventually Smiled 37 years too late. I once won a karaoke contest singing “Surfin’ Safari.” The Boys are in some sort of tantric doo-wop battle with The Doors... Read more »
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A Word or Several on Band Names

The old folk have seemingly been grumbling about wacky rock ‘n’ roll band names since young Charles Edward Anderson Berry shortened his name to Chuck. The Beatles. (That’s not even a word!) Nine Inch Nails? (Does that mean what we think it does?) The Flaming Lips! (Not until you’re 18!) Budding young artists – while... Read more »
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