POP ETC (formerly known as..)
The Morning Benders are changing their name to POP ETC. It’s a pretty bold change and I hope their band survives this bit of rebranding. I’m not terribly fond of the new name, maybe it will grow on me, but I really respect their reasons for changing it.. From their website: Well, it turns out that the word ‘bender’ in the UK and many parts of Europe is a slang term...
Motopony - Motopony (2011)
Help me. I cannot stop listening to this album. Seriously. I turn it off because I have to leave or I have to teach class or I have to go to a meeting and it’s like I go through withdrawal. I need my Motopony fix before I snap. I dl’d it to my phone so I’ll never have to be without it. Folks. It is that good. I sought out the album because I was really impressed by their...
Get Folked Up.
Another musical afternoon with my buddy Bethy. I had some fun playing every instrument within reach. Is there a better way to spend the day? The Belle Brigade’s “Losers”: Guitar, medicine bottle filled with popcorn kernels, and yes, poorly playing my roommate’s violin. Typhoon’s “Kitchen Tile”: Of course I had to thrown in one from Typhoon. SO...