Category Archives: Tunes

And now for a Doctor that’s completely different…

In this Doctor Who-obsessed year, where it seems that every nerd* is making lists of their favorite Doctors, episodes, companions, monsters, and hair products, we think we need to give it up for a Doctor of a different sort–Doctor Demento! … Continue reading

Posted in Demento, Strangeness, Tunes | Comments Off on And now for a Doctor that’s completely different…

Another Member of the Family

This afternoon, we went to the guitar show just to look…after all, most of the guitars there ranged from $2000 to $20,000. But Venita thought it would be a good place to take pictures and that I would like to … Continue reading

Posted in Life, the Universe and Everything, Tunes | 1 Comment

Demento 25 Update

Happy New Year! Last night the Doctor Demento Funny 25¬†gave us our annual update to the madness that is the Top 100 (or so) Demented Hits (from Funny 25’s) – 1974 to 2011. The great Luke Ski took this year’s … Continue reading

Posted in Demento, Strangeness, Tunes | Comments Off on Demento 25 Update

Millionaire

Finally! Ok, so I’m a little rusty, and this isn’t the greatest thing since Gortho started banging a 4/4 rhythm on a hollow log back in cave man days, but I like it. It’s a song by David Olney that … Continue reading

Posted in Tunes | 2 Comments

Sleep? Me no need sleep.

Good news: I finished recording a song! Bad news: The PC I use to get songs off the recorder and into distributable form hadn’t been updated for the last 4 years. So, it’s taken me all week to get it … Continue reading

Posted in Tunes | Comments Off on Sleep? Me no need sleep.

Studio Update

Made a scratch recording (just acoustic guitar and vocals) of “Millionaire” to see how it worked. Unfortunately, I’ve got to get a new mouse and wifi card for the PC back there in order to get it off the recorder … Continue reading

Posted in Tunes | Comments Off on Studio Update

Pandora is an enabler

Stayed up too late listening to and playing along with the Lonesome Sisters, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, Slaid Cleaves, Son Volt and (for some strange reason) Death Cab for Cutie. If sleep don’t take me, extreme emo/country/blues will… I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Tunes | 2 Comments

Oh, Funny 25…I can’t quit you…

HER: What the hell are you listening to? Oh, it’s that time of year… Yes, yes, it’s that time of year. I may not have the ambition to write anything serious in this blog, but by gum I have the … Continue reading

Posted in Demento, Strangeness, Tunes | 1 Comment

Deliver Me

In a brief moment of driving today, I heard an NPR feature on the Blue Shadows. They were a Vancouver band fronted by Billy Cowsill of the Cowsills (the 60’s band that inspired the Partridge Family and had hits with … Continue reading

Posted in Tunes | 1 Comment

Me want

09/09/09 – Digitally Remastered Beatles Catalogue Me want? Yes. Me gets? Me better start saving…

Posted in Tunes, Wouldya Lookit That! | 4 Comments