My band got hired to perform at a 50th birthday party last weekend. Birthday girl Ethel is one of our biggest fans, and she and her husband Richard have been to almost every one of our shows. In case you haven’t kept up with my musical shenanigans the last few years, the name of my… Read More Trolling the Birthday Girl
Every time I’ve performed as part of Nightmare, I wonder what my mom would have thought of it.
I think she would’ve gotten a kick out of Nightmare. She was never into rock or pop music, but the sheer theatrics we put on — yeah, I’m pretty sure she would’ve enjoyed that.… Read More Something Bittersweet
It’s an awful pun. But I wanted to share this mashup my buddy Scott made of Muse’s “Madness” and George Michael’s “Faith:… Read More A Musing Tribute to George Michael
Two songs with totally different styles (well, aside from the feathered mullets), yet eerily similar chords.… Read More Mashing up Bon Jovi and Belinda Carlisle
I thought it would be fun to play a little game of Can You Hum That Film Score?
The rules of the game are simple. I’m going to name off a bunch of films with notable scores, and you’re going to check off the ones you can hum from memory. Not ones where you hear it, and you go, “Oh, that’s from this-and-this movie.” No, you have to have the tune already embedded in your conscious brain. If you can’t hum it from memory, then you can’t vote for it. Simple enough, right?… Read More What’s the Most Memorable Film Score Ever?
I don’t care if you have the most mind-numbing desk job in the world. Listen to this while working, and you’ll feel like your day is a heroic journey of epic proportions….
Man, talk about some intense music. Listening to this stuff makes me want to go out and storm a castle:
… Read More Add Some Urgency to Your Daily Workflow
Every time I hear Counting Stars by OneRepublic, I start singing, “You and me, baby, ain’t nothin’ but mammals, so let’s do it like they do on the Discovery Channel….” Because they’re the exact same song. Try it….… Read More Bloodhound Republic