Son Volt with Bobby Bare Jr. @ The Continental Club, Negativland @ Rice's Aurora Picture Show Apr 18, 2008 I caught a couple of great shows the past two days. Wednesday night, I went to see Son Volt at The Continental Club. For those who are not familiar with the band, Jay Farrar the lead singer/song writer, was previously in Uncle Tupelo (forefathers of the "No Depression"/alt-country genre) and one of my favorite bands - Wilco. There was a bit of a falling out between him and Jeff Tweedy during the recording of the epic " ...
All the cool kids are doing it Apr 15, 2008 Here goes my foray into proper blogging. I decided to do this for several reasons. I used to enjoy writing until years of composing corporate email took their toll on my once sharp literary wit. Sometimes I think I live in my head too much. I could probably benefit from attempting to organize my thoughts in a coherent manner on a regular basis. It seems like a good way to let people know what's going on in my life without running the risk of repeating the same story to the same people over and over. ...