Music Monday: Always Where I Need to Be by The Kooks

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With the Olympics in London, it’s got me thinking of British rock bands, so this week’s Music Monday is brought to you by The Kooks! The Kooks were formed in 2004, and their flavor of rock is definitely a return … Continue reading

Monday Music: Sing by My Chemical Romance

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My Chemical Romance was formed a week after the September 11th attack when Gerard Way, a writer and Cartoon Network intern, decided he wanted to do more with his life. He formed a band with some friends, took the name … Continue reading

Music Monday: Apartment by Young the Giant

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Heard this song on XM Radio and downloaded it right away. Great tune by a great band. Young the Giant is another great band out of California — Irvine, to be specific. They started out as a band called “The … Continue reading

Music Monday: Nothing but Flowers

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David Byrne asked a simple question nearly two decades ago: “Can a song about environmental issues be awesome?” His answer was the magnificent “Nothing but Flowers.” Recorded in 1988 for the final Talking Heads album Naked, the song explores the … Continue reading

Monday Music: Sleeping to Dream

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My wife, Lisa, is off for the weekend to Boulder, CO with her friend Allison to run the Bolder Boulder. Usually, I’m on site to provide support, but this time I’m at home providing support by watching the kids. Still, … Continue reading

Music Monday: New Years Day Live

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A buddy of mine commented on Facebook recently that depsite being of age in the ’80’s, he never really liked U2 all that much. I could empathize. I remember liking Joshua Tree, and some of the older (classic) WAR songs, … Continue reading