Music / Song of the Day

Song of the day: “The Shakedown” – Yellow Ostrich

Every time a Monday rolls around, it takes every ounce of my being to refrain from posting Monday, Monday by The Mamas and The Papas. Nothing at all against the song. I love the song. I just think I might be the only person on Earth who would find it funny or ironic. Glad I … Continue reading

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Music / Song of the Day

Song of the day: “I Know What I Am” & “The Devil Takes Care of His Own” – Band of Skulls

I spent a majority of yesterday’s work day listening to Band of Skulls after seeing their name on the 2012 Lollapalooza lineup.  Out of that big, long list, why was I attracted to a group with such a morbid name? Because it sounded familiar.  Do I know why? No, not a clue.  Generally, I try … Continue reading

Music / Random

Lollapalooza 2011 Recap

Better late than never, right?  This past weekend marked a moment in history. I, a song hoarder/concert lover/music blogger, finally experienced my first Lollapalooza.  I know, I’m on the fast track to fame.  First, this post.  Next, a music publicist position followed by a million dollar book deal. Slight exaggeration.  All joking aside, being able … Continue reading

Music / Song of the Day

Song of the day: “Simple Math” – Manchester Orchestra

It’s a great day. 90 degrees in Chicago and finally warm enough to push my sweaters aside and tap into my “summer clothes.”  With summer clothes comes the summer mind set and overall excitement about what the season brings.  Pool days, bike rides, summer in the city, beaches, drinks, anything and everything outside, country music … Continue reading