Category: Music

Hangin’ with the Cool Kids: 2013 Grammy Recap

The Black Keys kill it, Taylor Swift sure loves EVERYBODY, presumed awkwardness between Sting & Bruno Mars and more Grammy thoughts.

You Know Who’s Awesome: Jim James

Celebrating My Morning Jacket's frontman's solo adventure.

Back in Action: the Return of Justin Timberlake

JT is back and looking back at the Summer of Timberlake.

Kick Out the Jams: The Legendary Roots Crew Edition

Celebrating the announcement of the 2013 Roots Picnic lineup with the Giddy Up America Official Roots' playlist.

You Should Be Listening to This: Drgn King’s Paragraph Nights

The sound of DRGN KING- imagine Beck, the Beastie Boys, Brian Eno, Santigold and Raphael Saadiq were all driving cars. Now imagine all of them get in a massive car crash. The resulting sound? DRGN KING.

Wicked Cold Wednesday Listening: Some Live Bruce

Punching through a sluggish & bitterly cold Wednesday, you need all the help you can get. You need a little Bruce. Specifically you need Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band live in London back in 1975. The show was at the Hammersmith Odeon a couple months before the release of Born to Run, the ...

Friday Listening: Live Rustic Overtones

A little Friday listening: Rustic Overtones live at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston April 19, 2008. The unofficial original line-up (Gutter, Roods, Ward, Zoidis, McNaboe, Noyes, Albee)  rocking out with that recently re-united band smell. Highlights are "Combustible," "History Crush," "Love Underground." Intro> Light at the End Love Underground Crash Landing Carnival Oxygen Carsick ...

You Know Who’s Awesome: Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is awesome. Loving Wife says I have a man crush on him. I can't disagree. 5 Reasons Why Dave Grohl is Awesome: 1. He's having a blast and not afraid to show it...ever. 2. He wrote a song with Paul McCartney in three hours. And that song rocks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jBd9330h9kI 3. He formed a band, Them Crooked ...

Enter the DRGN KING: a Philly Band on the Rise

Back in Philly, I stumbled upon the good fortune of writing about music for two.one.five. two.one.five was a Philly-centric arts & entertainment website that was the cousin of the elaborately awesome print version that had been kicking around hipster bowling alleys, hipster bars, and any other place hipsters and cool cats frequented in the city for the ...