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Archive for March 2011

The Pineapple Thief: Someone Here is Missing

March 29, 2011

I was a fan of bands like Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Smashing Pumpkins back in the ’90s, but I never thought of combining that sound with prog. The Pineapple Thief has a better imagination because that is exactly what they have been doing since 2001. I had heard of them but never took the […]

My Top 10 Albums of 2010

March 8, 2011

Once again it took me a while to get to my best of 2010 list. The delay does give me a chance to see how the Grammy’s gives deserving musicians the shaft. Arcade Fire gets album of the year? Sorry folks, but “The Suburbs” is boring. Let’s face it, 2010 was not exactly a stellar […]

Imelda May: Mayhem

March 1, 2011

In planning to see Jeff Beck on March 31st, checking out the opening act seemed like a good idea. What a welcome surprise the Imelda May Band, and the album “Mayhem” turned out to be. Not to say this isn’t my style of music, I was just unfamiliar with the artist. Nailing down an exact […]