Out to L.A. for a few days to meet with new...
Ark of Indie Animals
Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear, Deerhunter, The Deer Hunter, Deer Tick, Deerhoof, Caribou, Avi Buffalo, Arctic Monkeys, Gorillaz, Fleet Foxes, The Stone Foxes, Band of Horses, Sparklehorse, Dr. Dog, Fruit Bats, Peanut Butter Wolf, Sea Wolf, Peter Wolf Crier, Wolf People, Patrick Wolf, Wolf Parade, Wolf & Cub, Wolf Mother, Wolves in the Throne Room, Tiny Vipers, Doves, Dodos, Cage the...
3 Steps At A Time
Had a phone meeting with Tanner Radcliffe today from 8123 Management. He manages This Century (pictured), Lydia, Austin Gibbs, and also works with The Maine. The take-away message of the meeting that applies to both music and life: You’re trying to do something that’s massive, so you’ve got to go at it in increments of 3 steps at a time. Don’t get ahead of yourself; what...
My friend Courtney Marie Andrews pre-released her new album, No One’s Slate Is Clean, on Bandcamp today! You can listen to the whole thing HERE :) P.S. My favorites are: Songs for Tourists, Mistress of the Stone, and Sex Dreams
Dolphins > Humans
In summer of 2004, I was in Costa Rica and went swimming with what’s called a “super-pod”. This super-pod was made up of thousands of dolphins swimming through the ocean, doing back-flips, and partying hard. I asked the biologist on the boat about dolphin life. He told me they pretty much just swim around, talk and play with each other, eat fish that they don’t have to...