Raditude: Apparently I’m a Grown Up …sigh…

If nothing else, you’ve got to give Weezer credit for staying grounded in a Rock & Roll world. I’ve always loved the way they could sing of serious stuff with a sense of humor (and the ability to laugh at themselves). Their new album is a twist on the ol’ tongue-in-cheek format that I’m guessing most people will miss… because …

The Grunge Movement

I spent my freshman year of college at Bob Jones University (it’s a long story for another post) – the world’s bastion for conservative Christian fundamentalism. When I say “conservative” I mean it… these guys call Billy Graham and Jerry Falwell liberal… Within a few weeks I was confronted by my dorm supervisor… brought into a private meeting. I think …

The Swell Season: Strict Joy

What can I say about these guys? Does this album compare with the Once soundtrack? Probably not. But if Strict Joy had a movie as awesome to go along with the music… it probably would be just as meaningful. We’ve been anxiously awaiting this one at our house and I’m certain it’ll be on “repeat” for at least a month… …

Declaration of Dependence

Don’t forget to hit “Play” on the Strong Odors playlist -> Winter 04-05 there were 2 albums that I always (always) had with me… basically a soundtrack to the season. One is the Garden State soundtrack, and the other… Riot on an Empty Street by Kings of Convenience… Trudging through knee-deep snow from my house to my office each morning, …