Category Archives: Personal

Pitchfork and their slice of the pie….

Pitchfork just announced the top 200 albums to have come out in the past 15 years, according to it’s readers.  I’m not the first person to point this out, and I’m sure Pitchfork won’t hear the last of it for … Continue reading

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Growler Records Videocast #1

Introducing Growler Records Videocasts!  What is that?  I’m not sure myself, but I am somewhat sure that the project will gel as some episodes get under my bloomers.   Please check out what I’m excited about, what’s going on round … Continue reading

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Consolation prize for those who missed the Erica Freas in-store!

Well, sorry if you missed it.  Things were thrown together quite last minute.  However, if you were there, you’ll agree that it was a great show. Things kicked off with Jason Begin (of Christie Front Drive).  It felt a little … Continue reading

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The way LPs will be promoted in the future….

….will be through “unboxing videos.”  The band Yacht is promoting their new LP with a directional video on how to enjoy and unpack it.  Yes, it’s slightly that confusing.  They also make it genuinely exiting.  Forget that the demonstrator is … Continue reading

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$1 off any record or book! Plus closures this week, including critical examination.

That is, if you pick up a copy of The Metropolitan, available everywhere on Auraria Campus.  There are coupons inside for both Yellow Feather and Growler Records.  It looks like this: Clip it out! I’ll be closed this week on … Continue reading

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What’s new this week: part 1b – highlights

Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the making of Bitter Tears covers the story of Mr. Cash making his album meant to further the voices of Native people in the US.  1964, and someone as famous as Johnny Cash could … Continue reading

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Hey, some news!

From the hinterlands of snow laden Denver…… more specifically, from the Santa Fe Arts District currently blanketed in snow, not so hinterland, but cold, yes, and I am also sick with a cold. So, I’m writing this under the influence … Continue reading

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Growler tumblr, Growler tabling, and Titwrench 2011

I have been attending TITWRENCH FEST ’11 since Thursday.  Tonight I will be tabling for the distro at the Mercury Cafe as part of it.  You can check out my records and great music starting as early as 6pm and running … Continue reading

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a musician’s journal

I’m reading about Bratmobile in the previously mentioned (in this blog) book Girls to the Front (I can’t find the underline function on this stupid thing, but that’s proper format for a book title, I know.)  If Bikini Kill were the … Continue reading

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