Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Over The Rhine - Born (live)

Nothing makes me happier than seeing a great band perform live and I'm certainly seeing a great one tonight. I couldn't find any official Over The Rhine videos in the 2000s, so instead, here's a live clip of one of my favorite songs by them. Enjoy!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

If I was forced to make a list of my favorite songs of the 2000s, Maps by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs would likely be in my top 5. I just love the urgency of Karen O's vocals (Nick's guitar playing and Brian Chase's drumming are pretty sweet too). Enjoy!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Alkaline Trio - This Addiction

Here's a little Alkaline Trio to get your week started. Enjoy!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Tilly and the Wall - Sing Songs Along

It's Friday Funday! And what's more fun then a band that features a tap dancer instead of a drummer? Here's Tilly and the Wall!!! Enjoy!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Miranda Lambert - Kerosene & White Liar

I'm so excited for tonight's Miranda Lambert concert in Baltimore. Not only did I get to see her last summer (amazing show and where the above photo came from), but she was also my 2011 artist of the year. Here's a couple of my favorites. Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

I'm gonna Party Hard today, just like Andrew W.K. would want me to do on my birthday. Enjoy!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Casualties - Tomorrow Belongs to Us

I'm in the mood for some street punk today, so here's a classic video by The Casualties. Enjoy!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Aimee Mann - Pavlov's Bell and Freeway

Wow! Just playing these Aimee Mann videos has me bouncing off the walls in crazy anticipation for her concert tonight. She's long been one of my favorite artists to see live and I'm really looking forward to hearing new tracks from her upcoming album, along with her solo classics. Enjoy!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Feist - 1234

It's the return of Friday Funday! And what can be more fun than this Feist video? Enjoy!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Eric Hutchinson - Rock & Roll

I first saw Eric Hutchinson years ago on the Hotel Cafe tour and I got to see him again today at a private free radio station show. Here's his hit. Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Kevin Devine - I Could Be With Anyone

I've been a big fan of Kevin Devine since the first time I saw him play live (opening for Bob Mould if I remember correctly). Over the years I've seen him play a couple more times and always enjoy chatting with him after the show. Here's a great video from his Brother's Blood cd. Enjoy!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Taking Back Sunday - Cute Without The "e" (Cut From The Team)

When talking to friends and family about music a lot of them ask me where I hear about all of these bands. When it comes to punk rock and hardcore bands, many times my answer is the same: Zines. I first started hearing about Taking Back Sunday in the long defunct Under The Volcano mag out of Long Island. It didn't take long for TBS to break out of the underground and into major publications and bigtime record deals. They deserved it. I finally got to see them play live a few years ago. What a great high energy show. So without further ado, here's one of my favorite tracks off of their debut album Tell All Your Friends. Enjoy!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Rilo Kiley - Wires and Waves & Better Son/Daughter

There's only one band that could kick off the Your Forgotten Favorite reboot -- Rilo Kiley. They were easily my favorite band of the decade (even if I hated their last album). Their first three albums still blow me away. Here's two of my favorite tracks (the second of which still kicks my ass every time I hear it). ENJOY!!!