Friday LinkFrogging – 4/1/11

Welcome back kids. Now that most of the Gonzo Compadres have recovered from their varietal trips to SXSW, we're back and getting down to it.  Well most of us anyway.  John is in Hotlanta this weekend for Wrestlemania.  Its his first trip to the big event despite a lifelong obsession with the squared circle. Sure, the … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 4/1/11

Lollapalooza 2010: Day Three And Festival Recap

I knew from the beginning that my overall opinion of this year's Lollapalooza would rely on Sunday, and the last day of the festival did not disappoint. Set I Loved The Most: (tie) Mumford & Sons, Frightened Rabbit and The National. Total cop-out here, I am aware. I loved all three for different variations of … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2010: Day Three And Festival Recap

Lollapalooza 2010: Day Two

I am already on a train to Day Three so yesterday's recap will be brief. Saturday was not Friday. Does that make sense? It didn't have the ridiculous pop star headliner or the accompanying crazies, and so by proxy it didn't seem like Day Two had the same buzz (where buzz is a combination of … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2010: Day Two

Lollapalooza 2010, Day One

Lollapalooza is more than just a music festival:  it's a social experiment.  You can see how 50,000 different people per day would answer the question "how would you dress yourself if 49,999 judgmental people were going to be looking at you all day?”  Music festivals are like sporting events in how they bring huge groups … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2010, Day One

Lollapalooza 2010: The Preview

Note: Matt is not a music expert and he will never claim to be.  He doesn’t appreciate music like you do, he doesn’t comprehend things like chord progression and his sensibilities are likely more influenced by pop than he would ever admit. So although it seems like “so-and-so sucks” is a logical, mature response to … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2010: The Preview

‘Ty Cobb’: iPod First Anniversary #15

KEY LYRIC: Sick in the head, sick in the mouth And I don’t hear a word you say Not a bit, and I don’t give a shit ALBUM: Soundgarden – ‘Down On The Upside’ Year: 1996 Producer: Soundgarden (w/Adam Kasper)  Mixed by: Adam Kasper NOTES: A song written about a generic, pissed-off idiot and then named … Continue reading ‘Ty Cobb’: iPod First Anniversary #15