I am writing this a week out after Pickathon 2022. I probably should have written impressions sooner, but this is the first chance I’ve had to really sit and think and reminisce on the music I saw and the memories I made and the people I met. Here on the beach, with Chromatic, listening to […]
This was supposed to be a live review for Odesza, but because I didn’t take many notes—okay, I didn’t take any at all—I have to influence the history with impressions and thoughts. What resulted is a tried and true ramble. Nostalgia has a curious way of affecting memory. Case-in-point: In Return is one of those […]
It should have not been surprising that I would need closed captions for the words that would come out of J Mascis’ mouth.
I ramble about Summer, the California Sound and how it has nothing to do with French Cassette’s stellar second record, Rolodex. There is no feeling like the first day of summer. Here in Oregon, it felt like it would never come. Oh sure, the weather improved week-to-week. But the rain haunted every Saturday and plagued […]
It’s the eve of Treefort and I am way overdue for a Casual Ramble column. Sometimes my ideas of mine just develop into something else entirely, and I’m left wondering what the hell to do. Then, a lightning bolt hit me. Last September, during Treefort 9 I met Skyler Locatelli, one of the co-founders of […]
Us and themAnd after all we’re only ordinary menMe and youGod only knows it’s not what we would choose to do Roger Waters I legitimately forgot what I was going to write about this week. I had some sort of plan. An idea. Something about something. But then something else happened and I haven’t been […]
I have a theory about decades: they don’t really start on the number zero.
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but writing a review takes a large sum of time. And I am not a fast writer.
I always hate writing up my end-of-year lists. So forget the recap: I ramble about why a definitive end-of-year list is a racket.
All things The Fried Neckbones will be on hiatus for the foreseeable future.