Category Archives: Travel

What’s Your Stub Story?

If you’re a music geek like me, chances are you have a box, pile or even a well-organized scrapbook full of old ticket stubs.  I’d be willing to bet that you could tell an interesting story for each of them.  … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Of Musical Nations Pt. 4

And now without further ado the final installment in my series attempting to provide Music for each Nation listed in They Might Be Giants’ seminal work, ‘The Alphabet Of Nations.’ Turkey: Uruguay: Viet Nam: West Xylophone: Yemen: Zimbabwe: Special thanks … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Of Musical Nations Pt. 3

Norway: Oman: Pakistan: Qatar: Russia: Surinam:

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The Alphabet of Musical Nations

You might be familiar with the song “The Alphabet Of Nations” by They Might Be Giants from their album Here Come The ABC’s CD/DVD (2005).  Well we’re going to take that a step further here and investigate the music from … Continue reading

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The NYC Jazz Club Experience at Home

Do you want to have that NYC Jazz Club Experience without the hassle and expense of traveling to the big city?  Of course you do and I’ve got just the thing.  Smalls Jazz Club in NYC has an audio archive … Continue reading

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140 Free SxSW MP3s from Spinner

I forget when they started doing this, but I think it’s a great idea.  Check the link below to download 140 Free MP3s (in 3 parts) from bands performing at this year’s SxSW Festival in Austin, TX.  It’s a great … Continue reading

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2009 Route

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