From the monthly archives:

September 2010

kenny fans vs. grace fans

September 29, 2010

Wonder why country music still sells lot of records? Maybe the fans aren’t sarcastic hard-to-please complainers.
Case in point via Facebook
Kenny Chesney posts about his duet with Grace Potter
217 comments, uniformly positive reception, almost 10% go out of their way to compliment Grace – a handful of fans don’t like the song but are still looking [...]

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grace and sharon

September 29, 2010

Photo: Joe McCabe
via the Denver Post
Apparently Grace sang with SJDK and Sharon joined GPN on “Hot Summer Night”.

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unlikely cover songs : jeff buckley “forget her”

September 29, 2010

“Forget Her” combines the bluesy undertones of “Joey” with the emotional upheaval of the already covered “Pain In My Heart”. In this wrenching tune by Jeff Buckley’s listen for the slow build to the scorching lead guitar solo and Jeff’s disarmingly beautiful falsetto. Add a killer Hammond B3 riff that the bass guitar slaps around [...]

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denver via benny

September 28, 2010

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i’m right here, this is live, this is where the show is

September 28, 2010

At most concerts these days, when the houselights go down, the tiny glowing screens go up. As more fans mark the moments with smartphones, cameras and pocket-sized video recorders, a new kind of digital divide is emerging. Music lovers who try to document and share the essence of concerts are squaring off against those who [...]

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gpn on espresso

September 28, 2010

I mean, they gotta be in order to appear live on tv in about a half hour from now.
http://www.kdvr.com/news/livestreaming/
Hmm . . . . 9:00 CST and no GPN – I think I was misinformed?
Turns out, wrong channel – here you go!
 

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the hard core world of competitive wiffle

September 27, 2010

SAUCY!

While I appreciate GPN’s rise in the ranks of the music world – the band is still struggling to make it in the cutthroat world of competitive wiffle. Sure they can kick the ass of the “sound dudes” at Minglewood but Wiffle is a tough racket.

I’m all about the fake trash talk – so [...]

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you and tequila

September 26, 2010

Kenny Chesney tells us all about it. NOTE: This is the video that Rolling Stone had up a few days back – nothing new except the YouTube placement.

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show rumor – chicago bluegrass & blues

September 26, 2010

Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival Edward Sharpe & Mag Zeros Headline CBB Fest – NOW 3 DAYS (12/3-5) 3 Days, 3 Venues, 35+ acts….Ya heard?
- unconfirmed

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kill the computa unless it rhymes with neruda

September 26, 2010

From the website, Writers on Process and an interview with Grace Potter.
Talk to me about your writing process.
There are two pieces to my writing. One piece is the birth of a lyrical idea without a melody on it, and that tends to go into my notebook straight away. Unfortunately, my iPhone is now [...]

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johnny and the tiger

September 25, 2010

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Grace Potter and the Nocturnals @ The Pageant, 09.24.2010, originally uploaded by Jason Stoff.

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