Groovie Ghoulies- 99 Lives

Wow, this one took me forever to review… (it’s been in my queue for quite some time now.) Sadly, the Groovie Ghoulies announced their break-up last May, just a few days before their 9th studio release “99 Lives”. The Ghoulies final recording is a pretty solid addition to their already large discography. While there is […]

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Ham1- The Captain’s Table

Ham1 is an Athens indie band featuring schoolteacher-frontman Jim Willingham and among others, former Olivia Tremor Control members Eric Harris and Pete Erchick. Their new album is titled The Captain’s Table and I have an overactive imagination. Even though I think I’ve seen a photo of Willingham I picture him as the Captain from the […]

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Odds and Ends

Ok, it’s that time again. Lots of bands! Odds and ends! 4 or 5 Magicians – I’m not a huge fan of the myspace (hence the sparse nature of the Housewives account) but I’ve been spending a decent amount of time over there listening to the songs 4 or 5 Magicians are streaming. The Brighton […]

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Streetlight Manifesto 11/14/07 Show Review

So 2 nights ago, I trekked out to Lancaster, PA to catch Streetlight Manifesto (since I only caught about 3-4 of their songs when they played in Philly due to unforeseen circumstances). Let me take this opportunity to say: I hate Lancaster. Everyone has their cities they hate… Sasha hates Miami, and I despise Lancaster. […]

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Old 97’s- Fight Songs

I was scrolling through my itunes last night and happened on the Old 97’s album Fight Songs. This is one of those time machine albums where the minute I hear the first notes I’m brought straight back to a specific time and place. For me this album is all about summer in Virginia and hanging […]

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Bored at Work?

The Michael Showalter comedy CD Sandwiches & Cats is streaming for free at Spinner.com. I’d say it’s definitely worth trying out for free if your job is boring, they’re not all winners but I laughed a couple times. It didn’t work for me when I tried it with firefox but it was a go in […]

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Chris Walla Solo Project

Oh man I was gonna wait till lunch to post this but it’s so damn good I’ve gotta share it now! Chris Walla of Death Cab for Cutie has a solo album titled Field Manual dropping at the end of January. Walla plays all the instruments on the album with the exception of drums where […]

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