Alaska strikes me immediately as a serene and beautiful place, but one that is also distinctively idiosyncratic. It is a place where ancient equipment …
Today marks 17 years since the passing of iconic British DJ John Peel. Peel left behind a legacy of championing up-and-coming English bands and used hi…
In the early 90s, if you were in Seattle and wanted to see a big band, you headed for the Kingdome. If you wanted to see a good band, you went to a pla…
It’s interesting the way a narrative or mindset sets in like concrete. I’m closing in on 24 years at my current job, and yet I still have to remind mys…
…what the inside of an Amazon facility looks like. My neighborhood is full of U-Haul vans, but no one’s moving. They’ve been rented by Amazon. Turns ou…
Pitchfork recently announced that they were re-scoring 19 albums-or rather they would if they could. The intro to the article sets it up this way: The …
There is something strangely alluring here. Maybe it’s because most instructional videos in the late 80s/early 90s used to look like this? I feel like …
As Jason Fried notes, this is app the perfect bridge between the analog and digital worlds. You can also see it in action on Instagram. Is this the end…
A lot of music is made for passive consumption. Listening is something that happens passively in the background while you're doing something else. Peop…
In a society that’s had its “zone flooded with sh*t,” it can be hard to remember that good things are still happening. Here’s a great reminder (and als…
It can be easier said than done, but sometimes you just have to raise your hand. Otherwise, things like this happen. ###
If you have, if you need.