Songs I Love: Ryan Adams & Ben Harper

January 6, 2011By ChrisMusic 4 Comments

This song is brilliant on many different levels. I first fell in love with Ryan Adams with Whiskeytown. I’ve got a great story about seeing them live but the story needs to be told in person with beers. So in the Ryan Adams timeline Whiskeytown was first and this song is about 180 degrees from … Read More

Songs I Love: The Cult

October 15, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

Hello lovers. It’s Friday. It’s “up” music time. It’s show my age time. Enjoy a few classics. So strange to think of “my” music as an oldie now although when I listen to this music I feel like I’m in High School again. Is that a bad thing? Rain. Fire Woman She Sells Sanctuary The … Read More

Songs I Love: The ‘Mats and John Vanderslice

September 14, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

These two songs came up on my iPod this morning and holy balls I love these songs. So I hope you don’t mind but I’m sharing them with you. First up. The Replacement “Within Your Reach”. Can you feel his pain? Can you hear his drum machine? Can you make out that The Replacements don’t … Read More

Songs I Love: Constellations and Ozomatli

September 3, 2010By ChrisMusic 2 Comments

It’s never too early to think about the weekend. Here are a few songs that even make this white boy want to dance. Or at least tap my foot and bob my head. First song is by The Constellations called “Felicia” Lyrically hiding in the open. It’s just a nice, cool groove. Song number 2 … Read More

Songs I Love: OK Go

August 27, 2010By ChrisMusic 6 Comments

How was this tune not all over the radio this summer? I love it. My kids love it. My wife loves it. Does that happen often in your life? I think not. This song has something. It’s fun. It’s cool. It sounds like Prince. The good Prince. The Prince you remember when someone mentions Prince. … Read More

Songs I Love: Matt Pond PA

August 17, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

I need to thank a Mr…Jim. I can’t think of his last name right now but I doubt he reads my website so Jim…thanks for the introduction to this band oh so many moons ago. Jim, if you are reading this, please comment on a new favorite band of yours as to enlighten me yet … Read More

Songs I Love: Delta Spirit and Dr Dog

August 15, 2010By ChrisMusic 4 Comments

It’s Sunday. I’m not ready to give up my weekend yet. I’m giving you two tracks in my little attempt to keep the weekend going. First Delta Spirit’s “Bushwick Blues” How can you not like a song with the lyric “and then we grew up but me not so much”? I can relate as I … Read More

Songs I Love: Gaslight Anthem

August 9, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

Remember when we talked about Driving Songs? This one. It’s The Gaslight Anthem’s “Stay Lucky”. This one needs to be turned up too. Driving out to the beach with the top down might enhance the tune too. So get ready to bop the head and tap the toes and maybe even dance around like fools. … Read More

Songs I Love: Pearl Jam & The Felice Brothers

July 29, 2010By ChrisMusic No Comments

We talk music here. Sometimes other topics pop up but mainly music. One subject we have tackled is probably the most important musical test there is: The Car Test. Also know as the Driving Test. You’re in your car. Driving. The song is playing…does the song work? Does it make you want to forget the … Read More

Songs I Love: Justin Currie

July 27, 2010By ChrisMusic 5 Comments

Settle in and get ready for an epic journey. We are talking over 8 minutes here people. Like all epic songs it’s long but it seems to travel quickly. At the end of this tune it leaves you wanting more. More please. Please. I said please. Glorious lyrics and a great loping build and don’t … Read More