Album/Concert Review: Nellie McKay / Home Sweet Mobile Home

I’ve always thought Nellie McKay was fantastic, and not just because she posed for my Photo of the Day site (I got a rare non-smiling photo!).

I got Nellie McKay’s latest album on release day. I actually pre-ordered it. I don’t think I’ve ever pre-ordered a CD before.

This album couldn’t be more different […]

Fifteen

There’s a meme going around on a certain social network that shall go unmentioned right now where people are tagged to name fifteen albums in fifteen minutes.

I’m going to twist that a bit. I’ve been meaning to start writing posts about music that was defining for me – the bands where I went […]

Album Review: July Flame / Laura Veirs

Laura Veris’ latest album, “July Flame”, was released in January. I’d been meaning to check if she’d released a new album because I figured she was about due (in more ways than one, actually, she’s expecting her first child soon) but kept forgetting till a couple of weeks ago.

I figured I’d listen to […]

My First CD

TThe first CD I ever bought, which was Rubber Soul by The Beatles.

This wasn’t the first album I bought. The first album I bought was a cassette! by the time we started switching to CDs I had quite a collection of vinyl albums, too. Well, quite a collection for a 16-year-old at the time […]