August 2008
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"This Life" by La Rocca

Well, on an occassion such as this, I must make my second post in one day! I just came across a video by La Rocca. I have been waiting for something by them to surface since April of 2006 when I first heard “Non-believer.” La Rocca is an Irish rock band, formed […]

Vampire Weekend

Ok, so I am a little behind on posting the available Vampire Weekend videos. So, I am going to post them all at once for ya. A few months ago I posted “A-Punk.” That was their second official video. “Mansard Roof” was the first.

Mansard Roof

Next was “Cape Cod Kwassa […]

“The 59 Sound” by The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem is a Punk-rock band from New Jersey made up of frontman Brian Fallon, base player Alex Levine, drummer Benny Horwitz, and guitarist Alex Rosamilia. If you saw Against Me! when they came around at the tail end of their tour with the Foo Fighters you were lucky enough to see these guys […]

"Love Is Noise" by The Verve

The Verve has a new album. Fourth is their first album since the wonderful Urban Hymns from 1997. You must remember “Bittersweet Symphony.” If not from knowing The Verve than you know it from the last scene in the movie Cruel Intentions. “Love Is Noise” is the second track and first […]

"Where do you go?" by Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong

Way back in February I was enjoying a song and a fun music video by these guys entitled “Lucio Starts Fires.” Then I saw them live in Austin and they did not impress me. Not to mention the fact that they took FOREVER to set up their equipment and I was ready for […]

"Another John Doe" by thenewno2

You Are Here is the debut album by thenewno2. It was released on August 1, 2008. The entire album was written, produced and performed by band members Dhani Harrison (George Harrison’s son) and Oliver Hecks. This single, “Another John Doe,” was released March 31, 2008 on iTunes.

Dhani is featured in the fall […]

"The Corner" by Staind

Ok, I am in LOVE with Staind’s new album, The Illusion of Progress! I posted “Believe” on August 1st. Since then I’ve been listening to the whole thing on imeem. I’m really enjoying this ballad, “The Corner.” I LOVE Aaron Lewis’ voice. There’s no video for it yet but I […]

"Pieces" by The Bridges

The Bridges is made up of four siblings (Natalie, Stacey, Jeremy, and Isaaca Byrd) and one cousin. Brittany Painter is the cousin and lead singer. She and the sibling harmonies make for a nice poppy-folky-country-rock sound. Limits of the Sky is their debut release.

“Angels on the Moon” by Thriving Ivory

This post is for my sister. She finally knows what she’s talking about when it comes to new popular releases because she get’s up to work-out everyday at the crack of dawn and watches VH1 JumpStart. She likes this one. So Linds, this one’s for you.

By the way, this is from Thriving […]

1983 In Music

It’s my birthday!! I’m 25 today! That’s a quarter of a century folks! So, I thought I would post a ‘1983 in Music’ entry. Madonna released her self-titled debut album on July 27th in 1983 when she was 25. This album included 5 singles: “Lucky Star,” “Borderline,” “Holiday,” “Burning Up,” […]