Wednesday, November 24, 2010

So for Nylon's November issue, their "on the road" tour of america gave highlights (bands, vintage stores, bookstores, artists, restaurants, anything remarkable and what you would obviously want to know) about 8 cities in the u.s. Thank goodness, san fran, LA, and portland were all on there since my dad and I will be taking a little ride down the coast from portland to LA. i highly suggest getting this issue...west coast, here we come!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

eL pescado

So I'm not sure if this is the exact DVD, but apparently there is a Mexican youtube thief named "el pescado" that takes either video recordings or animated clips of beatles paraphernalia and closely, but not exactly, puts it to beatles songs. That is how my 42-year love knows all the lyrics (with a few misunderstandings) to all the beatles songs. He asked me if we wanted to watch a movie, and that movie was 2 hours of these beatles "recordings"...and so we sat, and we listened to every beatles song ever written.

tom petty just broke my heart...

Tom Petty has always seemed like a cliche to me...partially because 97.1 the River has overplayed his hits to the point that they've lost their original charm, but Tom Petty was a rock 'n roll rebel in its purest form. I just watched this dvd called "Running down a dream," and I am now in love with every member of the heartbreakers (but especially stan lynch and howie epstein!).

(look at stan with his mullet and rather effeminate stance...i love him!)

I didn't know that Tom Petty sued the record companies for taking the rights to his songs and lyrics. It was a highly publicized lawsuit that he financed through the"lawsuit tour." MCA also tried to take the rights to the songs he was making which his friend stored in their car after every practice under the name "morgan land." He also told record companies that they didn't have the right to raise record prices to make money off of Tom Petty's popularity--that if his name was on it, prices had to be kept low. What a rebel!

"Wildflowers" has always been on of my favorite songs...

Howie Epstein died with complications to a heroine addiction in the 90s. A tragic example of the dark side of rock and roll...still i love him more than anyone else in the band!

so jewish, cooler than even stevie nicks, and very saved by the bell!