Monthly Archives: July 2011

Turntable.fm could change everything

I’ll write more about this later, but suffice to say, this could be a game changer. Case in point: Today, I got my copy of the new “I Might” 45 single from Wilco. Inside was a piece of paper with … Continue reading

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MVP Presents has a YouTube Channel

It’s true. MVP Presents has a YouTube Channel. We started it late last year. Here are the current top six most popular videos: Neil Young – Cortez The Killer (Solo Electric) – 893 Views Zappa Plays Zappa – Titties and … Continue reading

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A Review of Gratefulfest 12, Part II: Other Bands

While Dark Star Orchestra was the headliner and primary draw for this festival celebrating the Grateful Dead, there were some other great bands there as well. These were the most memorable for me. Donna Jean Godchaux Band Donna Jean and … Continue reading

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A Review of Gratefulfest 12, Part I: Dark Star Orchestra

I had the good fortune of celebrating the Fourth of the July holiday at Gratefulfest 12. It was a three day festival celebrating the most American of all rock bands, The Grateful Dead. In its 12th year, the festival drew … Continue reading

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Dark Star Orchestra – Loser (video)

Here’s an audience clip of Dark Star Orchestra playing “Loser” at Gratefulfest 12, from the second of two nights over the Fourth of July weekend (2011). All three days were great fun. I’ll be writing more about the festival later, … Continue reading

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Wilco – I Might (audio)

This is the new single from Wilco. They are releasing it on their own label, dBpm, with as the b-side. “I Might” is a beguiling song. It starts out with a sort of noise rock feel. A bit jarring, but … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Off to Gratefulfest…

Hey all! It’s Friday morning, and my buddy is on his way to pick me up. We’re hitting the road for Gratefulfest 12 at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park. We’ll be tweeting the festival, so follow us if you want to … Continue reading

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