Tag: maine

For Day Dreamers, By Day Dreamers

A look at the Portland, Maine band, Brenda, and a review of their new album, Fix Your Eyes

The Mallet Brothers Band Drinking Companion

A review of the Mallet Brothers Band new album, Land, complete with drinking recommendations

Drummers be Drumming

Keeping the volume down & the beat steady, playing drums in a quiet, beachfront community

Kick Out the Jams: The Spencer Albee Edition

Checking out the Soundcloud set, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times by Portland, Maine's Spencer Albee

Review: Sound City

Five thoughts about the new documentary, Sound City, that are not about it's creator, Dave Grohl

Kick Out the Jams: Viva la Rustic edition

Celebrating Rustic Overtones with a playlist of their best songs...you know, according to me.

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 ...

Philly, I Bid You Adieu

In Mid-August of 2006 I packed up a U-Haul trailer, hooked it up to my blue Chevy Blazer and headed south for Philadelphia. The rearview mirror was full of Portland, Gram, my family, my band and the boats & crew of Casco Bay Lines. It was Saturday. I would be starting graduate school on Tuesday. ...

You’ve Changed- Making Sense of Let’s Start a Cult by Rustic Overtones

I think the problem is the length. That’s what she said. No I’m serious. So is she. Moving on, I’m talking about the new Rustic Overtones album, Let’s Start a Cult, and how my problem with it, the main hang up I have about it, is the length. It’s too short. That’s the stumbling block. ...