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August 14th, 2014; Naples, Italy

Spent today exploring the caves and tunnels beneath this ancient city. Truly remarkable stuff down there and a great way to beat the heat!

Sweet Jane — The Velvet Underground

Song Of The Day

Pale Blue Eyes, The Velvet Underground

It has almost been a year since I started this blog, and I’ve been through a lot. Not that any of you guys would know since, according to wordpress, it has been 294 days since my last post. 122 more words

Music

Rock Chronology #198: Sweet Jane

“Sweet Jane”, The Velvet Underground, 1970.

The Velvet Underground would go their whole career in relative obscurity. It was only after Lou Reed became successful as a solo artist, that people would go back and discover the music of The Velvet Underground. 108 more words

Rock

Jukebox Antagonist - Episode 4: The Manager

Back in 2007, I briefly managed a bistro-type joint in an unfamiliar neighborhood of San Francisco. The gig lasted about two months before I went back to waiting tables at my old job, which was infinitely more amenable to my lifestyle. 2,085 more words
Stevie Wonder

Throwback Thursday: "Pale Blue Eyes"

In my eyes, The Kills can do no wrong and their cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Pale Blue Eyes” is signature The Kills and an absolute smart and brilliant cover. 43 more words

Cover Songs

Q&A with The New Forbidden featuring Loyd Grossman

Glastonbury: host to the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones, The Who and now, although more commonly renowned for his skills in the kitchen, to┬ácelebrity chef, Loyd Grossman’s punk-rock infused six-piece, The New Forbidden. 715 more words

Interviews