Happy B Day Ms Phair

April 17, 2017By ChrisGeneral No Comments

1967. Liz Phair is born in New Haven, Connecticut. Raised in Winnetka, Illinois. Liz is Chicago. Chicago is Liz. I will never think of volcanoes the same after this song. Always wished some girl thought of me this way… Listen with fresh ears and not with “cool and hip, 90s ears” and it may be … Read More

91 is 25: Matthew Sweet

December 8, 2016By ChrisGeneral, Musings By Mark No Comments

Your marriage is breaking up. You are getting a divorce. On top of that, your record company is dropping you. What do you do? Matthew Sweet decides to write a masterpiece. “Girlfriend” also helped to make power pop radio friendly again. Matthew Sweet loved The Beatles (who doesn’t? Everyone should). I think he was aiming … Read More

Week 553 Full Show Our Favorite Songs of Nov 2016

November 30, 2016By ChrisGeneral, Music Podcast No Comments

Another brilliant month. I hope you found a NEXT favorite song. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If there are any bands/managers/labels etc that want their music removed (for any … Read More

OK Go Release New Video for The One Moment

November 26, 2016By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

It’s always a treat when OK Go release a new video. We’ve been programmed to expect it. We are pavlov’s dog. OK Go do not disappoint. Watch 4.2 seconds last a full song. Just brilliant. I’m still trying to figure out how the hell this song wasn’t HUGE. Radio, satellite and music listeners make me … Read More

St. Paul comes marching in

November 19, 2016By MarkGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark No Comments

About halfway through St. Paul and the Broken Bones’ incendiary 85-minute show at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre last night, frontman Paul Janeway pointed out that “I can’t believe that just four-and-a-half years ago, I was a bank teller.” When you see St. Paul it’s hard to believe that the 33-year-old and his tight 7-piece band … Read More

Week 550 Full Show 11_09_16

November 9, 2016By ChrisGeneral 1 Comment

Music soothes the soul. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If there are any bands/managers/labels etc that want their music removed (for any reason) please contact me (chris at allthingsnext … Read More

RnR HoF…Who Should Get In? Vote now

October 27, 2016By ChrisGeneral 3 Comments

It’s election time of the year. Truly, you are done with the Presidential one (I am and so is Sheryl Crow with Kate Snow on MSNBC)… The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame is once again allowing fans to vote. They have listed 19 official band/people for your voting pleasure. Here’s an election we can … Read More