“Even if, you’re scared stiff – you can trust in this.” – Young Glass
If you’re not using turntable during the day, don’t start. That’s my advice. It’s addictive and even better than Pandora or Spotify if you find the right room. I’ve been spending some time in the Music is Golden room over there and have had some interesting people pop in to DJ. Last week, a guy played a song by a Canadian band called Hey Rosetta! and I was floored. One song is all it took and I had to have a copy of Seeds. If you’d like to check out a few songs, you can download some from their Noisetrade page, but trust, me it’s worth your money. Tim Baker’s vocals are spot on, and each songs seems to build as it moves on, anchored by Baker. I’ve got a few favorites from the album, but I’m gonna post “Welcome” and the title track, “Seeds.” Hope you enjoy them.
Every college town in America has a few bands that run that town. My time at East Carolina University began in late 1995 and I pretty quickly realized that Greenville did not exactly have the most vibrant music scene. About four months into my freshman year, I caught an Athenaeum show. Their opener was band called Far Too Jones and from that night forward, I knew I’d be catching at least a few good live bands. Soon after, I caught shows from Dillon Fence, Jump Little Children and Collapsis – things were looking up. During my junior year, I moved off campus and lived with some friends. We met a guy named Mike Corrado who killed it with his band and some guys called The Drive lived a few apartments down. There was great music everywhere. Revelation Darling and John Dupree were around a lot and acts like Edwin McCain would make their way up every now and then. The point is, reminisce. It’s OK to hold those bands near and dear to your heart. 15 years later, I still listen to a few of these albums and it’s time for me to share them. Hope you enjoy.
What I Didn’t Know – Athenaeum
Flat Tire – Athenaeum
Falling Back Down – Far Too Jones
October – Collapsis
For Me, It’s You (acoustic) – Mike Corrado
Start Saving Me – Mike Corrado
Farley – John Dupree
Sucker For The Count – Revelation Darling
14th And Charles – The Drive (this is the intersection where we lived in college, so it’s really close to my heart)