After The After Party

May 2, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark No Comments

You are home after a night out. You are not ready for bed. You need music to keep you company. Something mellow but not too mellow. Interesting lyrics or a phrase that might turn into one of “those” conversations. You know the ones. You’re too drunk. or Too high. And “everything” makes sense. Maybe it’s … Read More

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