Lotsa New Stuff: TTF Jul18

Lotsa New Stuff: TTF

Here is what I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Frankie Forman: Steel Bound Soul (Lady) Mazzy Star: Still (Still EP) Soccer Mom: Skinned Knees (For Young Hearts) Dubstar: You Were Never in Love Brazilian Girls: Impromptu (Let’s Make Love) Esme Patterson: If I Kingsbury: All Gone...

New Stuff, Songs From Summer ’78, ’88, ’98, More: TTF Jul11

New Stuff, Songs Fro...

Here’s the latest playlist from the Taste the Floor Show: Our Girl: In My Head Mazzy Star: That Way Again (Still EP) Frankie Forman: Lady (Lady) Phia: It’s You (Paperbird EP) We Cut Corners: The Specialist Liz Phair: Johnny Feelgood (whitechocolatespaceegg) Iggy Pop: Cold Metal...

Hot Songs For A Hot Week: TTF Jul04

Hot Songs For A Hot ...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Billy Idol: Hot In The City (s/t) The Cure: Hot Hot Hot (Mixed Up) Bananarama: Cruel Summer Hedge Fund: Hot & Lonely Cheap Trick: Hot Love The Rolling Stones: Hot Stuff (Black and Blue) The Blue Nile: Heatwave (A Walk...

‘Night’ Songs + More: TTF Jun27

‘Night’ ...

Here’s this week’s playlist on the Taste the Floor Show: The Pretenders: Night in My Veins (Last of the Independents) The Cure: A Night Like This (The Head on the Door) Tacocat: Night Swimming (Lost Time) Gary Numan: Night Talking (Dance) Dean Martin: Night Train to Memphis The...

Hot (New) Stuff, Can’t Get Enough: TTF Jun20

Hot (New) Stuff, Can...

Here’s this week’s playlist on the Taste the Floor Show: Jessicka: Penniless Fools Loose Tooth: Keep On CAPPA: Tension The Candescents: Boyfriend From Scratch: Type Mazzy Star: Quiet, The Winter Harbor (Still) Mazzy Star: Fade Into You (So Tonight That I Might See) Dubstar: Waltz...

Monitor To Build New Press; Layoffs At The Valley News Jun14

Monitor To Build New...

I was not the only one who saw the news on Wednesday that the Concord Monitor would be building a new printing press in Penacook, at the Rivco building, and thought, “Hmm, interesting …” It would appear that while the report I put together at Patch back in March was not...

Songs About New York, More: TTF Jun13

Songs About New York...

Here’s this week’s playlist on the Taste the Floor Show: INXS: New Sensation (Kick) TORRES: New Skin (Sprinter) Johnny Marr: New Town Velocity (The Messenger) Blur: New World Towers (The Magic Whip) Richard Ashcroft: New York (Alone with Everybody) U2: New York (All That You Can’t...

New Stuff, 1998, ‘New’ Songs: TTF Jun06

New Stuff, 1998, ...

This week on the Taste the Floor Show, I played the following: Juliana Hatfield: A Little More Love (Juliana Hatfield Does Olivia Newton-John) Kate Nash: Karakoe Kiss (Yesterday Was Forever) Gladshot: Hotel Room (These Are Vitamins) Anna Klein: Back of Your Mind (These Days) Wild Child: Break...

‘Never’ Songs, New Stuff, And Spring 1988: TTF May30

‘Never’ ...

This week on the Taste the Floor Show, I played the following: Desperate Journalist: About You (You Get Used to It EP) Kate Tucker: Devil Think Twice (Practical Sadness) The Aces: Waiting For You (When My Heart Felt Volcanic) Steffany Gretzinger: Dust (Blackout) Fenne Lily: Brother (On Hold)...

New Songs, ‘N’ Songs, Heaven Tonight at 40: TTF May23

New Songs, ‘N&...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: BONZIE: Fading Out (Zone on Nine) Belle Adair: Pushing the Stone (Tuscumbia) Kate Tucker: When We Were Young (Practical Sadness) Eleanor Friedberger: Are We Good? (Rebound) Desperate Journalist: It Gets Better (You Get Used To...

New Stuff And More ‘N’ Songs: TTF May16

New Stuff And More &...

Here’s this week’s playlist. Thanks for tuning in! Tim Burgess: Inspired Again Hey Ocean!: The Feels (The Hurt of Happiness) Kris Kristofferson: Bird On A Wire (Live at The Bottom Line) Belly: Heartstrings (DOVE) Neil Young: The Needle And The Damage Done (Harvest) The Rolling...

Hot, New Stuff For May: TTF May09

Hot, New Stuff For M...

Here’s what I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Tanners: Holy Water Tim Burgess: Clutching Insignificance (As I Was Now) Courtney Barnett: Pickles from the Jar Hey Ocean!: Just Enough (The Hurt of Happiness) Belly: Army of Clay (DOVE) BONZIE: Everybody Wants To (Zone on...

Fave ‘N’ Songs According To ITunes Player: TTF May02

Fave ‘N’...

Here’s the latest playlist from this week’s Taste the Floor Show: Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Mystery Girl (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) INXS: Mystify Me (Kick) Bananarama: Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) The Brian Jonestown Massacre: Nailing Honey to the Bee DEV: Naked (The Night The Sun Came Up) The...

NENPA Changes Press Award Name Apr26

NENPA Changes Press ...

TheNew England Newspaper And Press Association is changing the name of its 1st Amendment Award after revelations that the man whose name it honors lied about his World War II record. The Morley L. Piper First Amendment Award will be renamed, the org announced on April 26, 2018, after Piper...

Almost To The End Of Fave M Songs: TTF Apr25

Almost To The End Of...

Here’s what I played this week: Duran Duran: My Own Way (Rio) The Knack: My Sharona (Get the Knack) The Moody Blues: My Song (Every Good Boy Deserves Favour) The Psychedelic Furs: My Time (Mirror Moves) The Cautions: My Turn Now (The Cautions EP) Black Flag: My War (My War) Frank...

New Stuff For Mid-April: TTF Apr18

New Stuff For Mid-Ap...

This week, on the Taste the Floor Show, I played this: The Aces: Stay (When My Heart Felt Volcanic) The Aces: Stuck (album version) Katie Herzig: Feel Alive (Moment of Bliss) Fenne Lily: Car Park (On Hold) Thurston Moore: Panik (MX Liberty EP) Juliana Hatfield: Have You Never Been Mellow...

Big Life Change … Apr13

Big Life Change R...

So this was my Friday … I can now announce that I’m the director of communications of the New Hampshire Department of Education. I’m very excited about this new opportunity and life change. It was a great first day and everyone was really awesome.

My, Oh, My, My, My: TTF Apr11

My, Oh, My, My, My: ...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste The Floor Show: Wilco: My Darling (Summerteeth) The Style Council: My Ever Changing Moods (12-inch version) The Who: My Generation Lucius: My Heart Got Caught on Your Sleeve (Good Grief Deluxe) The Mamas & the Papas: My Heart Stood Still...

Fun with video … quick vaca weekend … Apr10

Fun with video ̷...

I went away for a quick trip during the Easter Weekend. Here’s a short video clip:

What Happened To Tippy? Apr09

What Happened To Tip...

For most of my years, I knew, or realized, that I wouldn’t win a Pulitzer during my media career. I just wasn’t that kind of journalist. Yes, I’ve won a slew of a awards; but deep down, I’m a chop-shop local journalist and always have been. And, I’ve always been...

New Stuff For Spring: TTF Apr03

New Stuff For Spring...

Here are the songs I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: TORRES: Bad Baby Pie (Three Futures) Loud Forest: Wake Up (single) Linn Koch Emery: Come Back (single) Linn Koch Emery: Bby Nevermind (Boys EP) Gladshot: Broken Colors (These Are Vitamins) Annexe the Moon: 1,000 Miles from...

And Still, More M Songs: TTF Mar28

And Still, More M So...

Here are the songs I played on The Taste the Floor Show for March 28, 2018: Jane’s Addiction: Mountain Song (Nothing’s Shocking) The Curtain Society: Mouth Without (Life Is Long, Still) The Cars: Moving In Stereo (The Cars) The Flaming Lips: Mr. Ambulance Driver (At War with the Mystics) The...

More Hot, New Stuff: TTF Mar21

More Hot, New Stuff:...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Loud Forest: Out Of My Head (single) Gladshot: In the Sun (These Are Vitamins) Blondfire: Hide and Seek (Where the Kids Are EP) TORRES: Righteous Woman (Three Futures) Beauty Sleep: All In (single) Deidre & the Dark: Tell...

Mmmm, More M Songs: TTF Mar14

Mmmm, More M Songs: ...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Roxy Music: More Than This (Avalon) Roxy Music: The Main Thing (Avalon) Andrea True Connection: More, More, More (single) Oasis: Morning Glory (What’s the Story …) Echo & the Bunnymen: Morning Sun (What Are You Going To Do...

Over The Moon: TTF Mar07

Over The Moon: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Torres: Moon & Back (TORRES) Van Morrison: Moondance (Moondance) Wire Train: Moonlight Dream (Wire Train) The Doors: Moonlight Drive (Strange Days) Isaac Hayes: Moonlight Lovin’-Menage a Trois (Out of the Ghetto: The...

A Slew Of New Tunes: TTF Feb28

A Slew Of New Tunes:...

Here is a bunch of stuff I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Gladshot: Mellow Dramatic Men (These Are Vitamins) Hey Ocean!: The Hurt of Happiness (single) Annexe The Moon: Full Stop (single) Loud Forest: Level Ground (single) Loud Forest: Drag Me/Don’t Drag Me (Loud Forest) Middle...

Money, Monsters, More: TTF Feb21

Money, Monsters, Mor...

Here’s what I played this week: Foolify: Summer Song (Foolify EP) Dream Wife: Taste (Dream Wife) Luby Sparks: Sparks (Luby Sparks) Rhinos Are People Too: Lust (single) Mia Dyson: Fool (single) Sunshine & The Rain: So Far So Close (In the Darkness of My Light) Skaia: I Play With...

New Stuff, More M Songs, Mok: TTF Feb14

New Stuff, More M So...

Here’s what I played on the Taste the Floor Show this week: Luby Sparks: Tangerine (Luby Sparks) Foollify: Taste The Fire (Follify EP) Hollie Cook: Lunar Addiction (Vessel Of Love) Dream Wife: Let’s Make Out (Dream Wife) The Liminanas: Istanbul Is Sleepy (Shadow People) Led Zeppelin:...

RIP: Mark E. Smith Of The Fall: TTF Feb07

RIP: Mark E. Smith O...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: The Fall: Bremen Nacht (The Frenz Experiment) The Fall: Hit The North (The Frenz Experiment) The Fall: Rollin’ Danny (This Nation’s Saving Grace) The Fall: Cruisers Creek (This Nation’s Saving Grace) The Fall: Lie: Dream of a...

More Fave ‘M’ Songs: TTF Jan24

More Fave ‘M&#...

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: The Cure: Mint Car (Wild Mood Swings) Midnight Oil: Minutes to Midnight, live (Oils on the Water) Human League: Mirror Man (Fascination!) Electrafixion: Mirrorball (Burned) The Dandy Warhols: Mis Amigos (Earth to the Dandy...