Musicology

I am a champion of all things musical, save for Supertramp. Fuck those guys.

Barbequeue: All-Day. All-Night. Summertime.

Barbequeue: All-Day. All-Night. Summertime.

So last year, for Beth’s big, shall we say, 29-again birthday, the festivities included an all-day, all-night barbecue. Since I’d be cooking and socializing throughout, I knew I wouldn’t be able to double on DJ duties, so I would have…

23 skidooed by on June 22nd, 2013

Thoughts on JEFF the Brotherhood’s Hypnotic Nights

Thoughts on JEFF the Brotherhood's Hypnotic Nights

Hypnotic Nights JEFF the Brotherhood Warner Bros. 2012 Listen on Spotify I really envy teenagers that get to hear JEFF The Brotherhood fresh off the presses. The kids. These kids today. Do the kids listen to that Jeffrey and his…

23 skidooed by on August 10th, 2012

D&D: A Fantasy Roleplaying Mix Inspired by Freaks & Geeks

D&D: A Fantasy Roleplaying Mix Inspired by Freaks & Geeks

I was never a Dungeons & Dragons kid, but I get the fantasy appeal; my fantasy world during my awkward adolescence revolved around music (obviously), and there are a few forgotten VHS documents buried somewhere of me and my friends…

23 skidooed by on July 19th, 2012

Remembering The Frogs (RIP Dennis)

Remembering The Frogs (RIP Dennis)

I will never, ever forget the first time the disturbing, wonderful sounds of The Frogs crossed my ears, which is pretty impressive considering I was in a closet full of weed smoke. My brother-from-another-mother Jesse & I were 18 years…

23 skidooed by on July 18th, 2012

For the Yacht Weather…

For the Yacht Weather...

It’s freaking gorgeous out today. And it’s supposed to be a gloriously pleasant Philadelphia weekend the whole way through kiddies. And you know there’s no better way to celebrate it than to head outdoors, sip a cocktail filled with coconut…

23 skidooed by on April 13th, 2012

Chimes of Freedom: Track by Track

Chimes of Freedom: Track by Track

As those in the Dylan know know, covers of our own Shakespeare In The Alley could be considered an entire genre of pop music. The homages, sendups, reimaginings and interpretations are endless, and were going on as soon as he…

23 skidooed by on February 19th, 2012

Zombocalypse: Original Soundtrack

Zombocalypse: Original Soundtrack

In honor of the midseason premiere of The Walking Dead tonight, I present you with Zombocalypse, the soundtrack to the Zombie Film that has been going on in my brain ever since I sat enraptured with and horrified by Night…

23 skidooed by on February 12th, 2012

Let’s Go To The Record Store!

Let's Go To The Record Store!

Sure, I love hoarding a hard drive full of digital music treasures, as well as the Spotify streaming behemoth, but it’s true when they say that nothing beats a trip to the record store. Here’s another post in a continuing…

23 skidooed by on February 10th, 2012

Just A Friend: The Duckie Mix

Just A Friend: The Duckie Mix

Ugh… It’s been some time since I walked that walk. That Duck Man walk. I was married just shy of three months ago to my my Good Lady Wife. She’s a wonderful lady, and she bandaged and tended to that…

23 skidooed by on February 8th, 2012

Obsessions in The Year of the Rabbit

Obsessions in The Year of the Rabbit

I obsess. About music, film, comedy, a clean kitchen counter, the precise folding of my laundry and tying of my shoes… I’m not well. While some of these are a window into much deeper problems relating to my upbringing, others…

23 skidooed by on January 15th, 2012