Artist of the Week: John Adams

The orchestral music world is one that I have found myself hovering on the fringes of, thanks to my wife, who is a classical musician. For many years, I floated around in the genre, listening to the standard fare — Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi, and so on — but never really thought of orchestral or […]

Continue Reading

Top 5 1987

The Top 5: 1987 So taking a hint from last weeks Top 5, I’m going to keep with that theme and go with the wonderful year of 1987. I was 6 years old at the time and all I remember about music was driving around with any family member and listening intently to the radio. […]

Continue Reading

Music Trivia– 8/23

Who invented The LP? A: Paul Goldmark When Phil Collins retired from music what did he collect? A: Alamo Artifacts The band Keane has been known by what other two names? A: The Lotus Eaters and Cherry Keane Whose debut EP was Again and Again and Again and Again? A: The Bird and the Bee […]

Continue Reading

Wildcard Wednesday: Firsts!

For one reason or another, today, I found myself thinking about firsts, and that led to one of my favorite questions: What was your first album — the first album that you purchased, with your own money (from an allowance, a job, birthday money, what have you?) Not the first album you begged your parents […]

Continue Reading

Release Day — August 20, 2013

It’s release day — can you smell the fresh-pressed vinyl in the air? We can! It’s a good day for indie rock fans, with a wide range of releases hitting racks today. Indie veterans Superchunk are releasing their 10th studio album, I Hate Music. More atmospheric, down-tempo offers arrive courtesy of Braids’ (Flourish/Perish), Pure Bathing […]

Continue Reading

Artist of the Week: Dntel

Dntel is the name of Postal Service co-founder Jimmy Tamborello’s solo project, dating back to nearly a decade before The Postal Service’s Give Up was released in 2003. Beginning in 1994 with a series of EPs and singles, Dntel finally released a full-length album, Early Works For Me If It Works For You, in 1998. […]

Continue Reading

Discogs Mix 007 – Jerome Hill

Jerome Hill runs the labels Fat Hop and Don’t. This mix represents the genres and music he’s most passionate about (within the electronic realm) and finds a healthy balance between the familiar and the more obscure. Much of the music in this mix, like Jerome, emanates from the UK; beginning with Hip Hop, ending with […]

Continue Reading

Music Trivia 8/16

Here are this week’s trivia questions — answers posted here on Monday! What was U2’s original name? A: Feedback What british band recorded the critically-acclaimed single “Common People”? A: Pulp What band’s music video for ‘Coffee and TV’ features a living milk carton? A: blur What female singer appeared on at least one hit single […]

Continue Reading

The Top 5: 1985, part 2 — Metal

Comments on last week’s Top 5 highlighted the fact that the Billboard listings used for our top 5 of 1985 were heavily pop-centric, leaving out some fantastic metal tracks. I came to metal a bit later on – 1985 still echoes of Springsteen when I look back on my childhood, but in the 90s, I […]

Continue Reading

Bulk Actions for Sellers on My Orders

We have good news for all sellers, especially for those that work in larger order volumes! Our talented developer, Vreon, has created bulk actions on My Orders for Archiving, Un-Archiving, leaving feedback, leaving replies to feedback, and updating order Status. If you hover your cursor over each button, a tool tip will appear to let […]

Continue Reading
1 159 160 161 162 163 190