I just happened to hear this EP the other day and really enjoyed it. I don’t play too much Andrew Bird – simply attributable to the fact that it puts me in a very peculiar mood… and typically, in no time at all, I find myself listening to The Giant of Illinois on repeat – but […]
Happy New Year!! It’s 2012 and that means that the PaisleyTunes blog has opened its doors. The official PaisleyTunes launch party will be tonight in beautiful Berkeley, California. Each of our members are encouraged to attend.
Just in time for New Years and smooching your favorite person, Meiko (a Georgian who has wisely adopted southern California as her home) has released a tiny, romantic EP. I’m not going to write much because the girl I’m supposed to smooch is all the way over in Boston. But, if you get a chance to […]
An exquisitely crisp, clear December morning requires music of an equally elegant articulation. Real Estate has managed to press a stunningly appropriate album for just such a day. I understand that you’re apt to know: this album was released in October! But hear me out, Real Estate is based within the frigid eastern state of […]
To choose a favorite show from within the ever expanding catalog of live Phish shows requires one of two things: either an intimate knowledge spanning venues, playlists, recording quality, audience involvement, and on and on and on… or, nothing. It is completely acceptable to choose a favorite based solely on the fact that you […]
Once you get past Maria (pronounced mar-eye-ah), possibly one of my least favorite songs on earth, 1969’s Paint Your Wagon should be considered “one of the greatest musicals of all time”. Take this clip for example: Now, some people don’t like California as much as the rest of us, but it seems to me that Lee […]
Cover photo by Baron Wolman for Secret Seven Records. Tiny Tim was, perhaps at the same time, both a mad-man and a genius. …depending on your tastes. Lucky for us, TT recordings once thought lost forever have been tracked down and presented in all of their dusty glory. . San Francisco’s Secret Seven Records has compiled a […]
The year 2012 marks a new era for your music. Please welcome the future nucleus of our collective musical ramblings. If you are already a member of this group, congratulations. If not, find a friend who is and demand to join. Rather than our old system of forced bombardment, PaisleyTunes will tempt you with prose […]