Category: Song of the Day

Borrowed Books – Comes Around

Borrowed Books – Comes Around

What is the price of being wrong? Best case, you draw to an inside straight in a penny poker game and transfer a few coins from your pile to your best friend's pocket, change he will return tomorrow night when he buys you a pint at the Malt Shovel Inn. Worst case, you...

Two Songs by Him Horrison

Two Songs by Him Horrison

and in the ponds broken off from the skymy feeling sinks, as if standing on fishes.- Rainer Maria Rilke (translated by Robert Bly) Him Horrison etches stark lines on off-white gesso-coated canvas, using minimal figures to invoke the complexity of the human experience,...

Saturday’s Radio – All That Shines

Saturday’s Radio – All That Shines

Summer percolates just beyond the horizon. It may not seem as such if you are in Minnesota buried beneath four feet of snow. But here in Houston, where the Earth is flat and the sky meets the sand at an indiscernible meridian hidden in the haze, we alternate between...

Chaotic Bride – Just A Little Bit More

Chaotic Bride – Just A Little Bit More

What is your existential earwig, that driver of desire that crawls into a metaphysical opening and burrows deep into your brain to reside there, tapping its tiny talon on your cerebral cortex, driving you daily to seek... what? Love, money, a better overdrive pedal?...

Pinpoint – 6308

Pinpoint – 6308

Wait a minute, just give me, give me, give me a break a second.- Todd Rundgren, album version of 'Hello It's Me' Everyone needs a break. From love, from life, from the bassist who won't play the three-note pickup of the intro. But when you are the player of every...

theCatherines – Bitter Honey

theCatherines – Bitter Honey

Love and beer are opposites. The first time beer passed your tongue, you retched like a sailor on shore leave in New Orleans. It didn't help that you were sampling a stale, half-empty can that you found in the basement the morning after one of your big brother's...

Sanpaulo – Roll Away the Stone

Sanpaulo – Roll Away the Stone

Mott the Hoople was one of those almost bands: almost roots-rock, almost pop, almost great. After releasing four albums that were barely noticed in the US, the band gained traction with 1972's David Bowie-produced All the Young Dudes. Mott the Hoople was shoved - or...

Jason Trevino – #8

Jason Trevino – #8

You can't live on the floor. You have to pull back the flaps of the yellow-orange tent in the ballroom and descend the stairs of the house on Archer Avenue to re-encounter your family, your friend, your falcon. You can't exist, disconnected from social reality, on a...

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