New Stuff, M Songs, Five Decades Of ‘Strange Days’: TTF Nov08

New Stuff, M Songs, Five Decades Of ‘Strange Days’: TTF

Here is a rundown of what I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: The Safes: Disposable Outcome Daniella Mason: Butterflies Jen Cloher: Loose Magic Sian Richards: Northern Lights Linn Koch-Emmery: Little Feels Thea & The Wild: Paved The Way The Doors: People Are Strange The...

Tons Of New Stuff, More M Songs: TTF Nov01

Tons Of New Stuff, More M Songs: TTF

Here are the tunes I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show. Gladshot: Fun with Hydrangeas Freda James: Horrified Linn Koch-Emmery: Under the Sun Trudy and the Romance: Twist It, Shake It, Rock & Roll Hey Ocean!: Can’t Let Go Noosa: Strong Coffee SaidArtch: Cash or Visa Beauty...

Halloween Songs, New Stuff, More M Tunes: TTF Oct25

Halloween Songs, New Stuff, More M Tunes: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Linn Koch-Emmery: Bby Nevermind Sian Richards: Borderline Gladshot: Star Tattoo Gladshot: Pink Sky Anna Nalick: At Now Ministry: Halloween Dead Kennedys: Halloween The Dream Syndicate: Halloween Lou Reed: Halloween Parade The...

RIP Grant Hart, New Stuff, Magical Songs: TTF Oct18

RIP Grant Hart, New Stuff, Magical Songs: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste The Floor Show: Hey Ocean!: Amsterdam Noosa: Ha Ha Hollywood Illicit Ghost: Choose Your Poison Fears Chella: Lush The Safes: Disposable Outcome Grant Hart: Twenty-Five Forty-One Husker Du: Makes No Sense At All Buzzcocks: Ever Fallen In Love...

Foley Freedom Run Raises $95K Oct16

Foley Freedom Run Raises $95K

Well, my body held it together and I was able to make it through the James W. Foley Freedom Run in one piece. In fact, even though I’ve only been running 5Ks since 2012 – I believe that this is my fifth or sixth one now – I was able to better my time. Woot, woot. Made it....

Lust, Madness, Magic: TTF Oct11

Lust, Madness, Magic: TTF

Here are all the songs I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: The Cure: Lullaby Iggy Pop: Lust for Life The Go-Go’s: Lust to Love The Damned: Machine Gun Etiquette Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Buffett: Mack the Knife Tears For Fears: Mad World Van Morrison: Madame George Lucius: Madness...

Love, Lowdown, And Other L Songs: TTF Oct04

Love, Lowdown, And Other L Songs: TTF

Here’s what I play this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Cheap Trick: Love’s Got A Hold On Me The Cardigans: Lovefool The Replacements: Lovelines The Beatles: Lovely Rita Echo & the Bunnymen: Lover I Love You Ian McCulloch: Lover, Lover, Lover (Indian Dawn Remix) The Rolling...

Why #IRunForJim … And Now, Raise Money, Too Oct02

Why #IRunForJim … And Now, Raise Money, Too

While we’re all doling out our spare cash for hurricane relief efforts, if you’re feeling a tad more generous, I’m running again in The James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K in two weeks. OK, body, don’t fail me now … James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K …...

Hit Song Anniversaries, More Love Songs, New Stuff, Too: TTF Sep27

Hit Song Anniversaries, More Love Songs, New Stuff, Too: TTF

Here’s what I played this week: The Safes: Crystal Ball OMD: As We Open, So We Close Julie & The Wrong Guys: You Wanted What I Wanted Jen Cloher: Analysis Paralysis The Smiths: Death of a Disco Dancer Cheap Trick: Southern Girls Talking Heads: Don’t Worry About the Government The...

A Whole Lotta Love: TTF Sep20

A Whole Lotta Love: TTF

Most played iTunes player “love” songs this week. The Ravonettes: Love Can Destroy Everything The Doors: Love Her Madly The Rolling Stones: Love In Vain Eurythmics: Love Is A Stranger The Monkees: Love Is Only Sleeping Liz Phair: Love Is Nothing The Dandy Warhols: Love Is The New...

New Tracks, Sept. 1987, More Love Songs: TTF Sep13

New Tracks, Sept. 1987, More Love Songs: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Pipe Dreams: In My Head Eden Sela: Never Again The Safes: Hometown Julie & the Wrong Guys: Love and Leaving Matthew Sweet: Nobody Knows Wake Owl: Reward Kaledoscopes Love and Rockets: Mirror People Midnight Oil: Sometimes...

RIP, Walter Becker Of Steely Dan, Aja, And New Stuff: TTF Sep06

RIP, Walter Becker Of Steely Dan, Aja, And New Stuff: TTF

OMD: What Have We Done OMD: If You Leave Wake Owl: Ghostlike Matthew Sweet: Pretty Please Caitlyn Scarlett: Hell for a Honeymoon Karen Elson: Raven Steely Dan: Peg Steely Dan: Deacon Blues Steely Dan: Josie Steely Dan: Black Cow Steely Dan: Aja Liz Phair: Love Is Nothing The Taste the Floor...

More L Songs: TTF Aug30

More L Songs: TTF

ABC: The Look of Love Mazzy Star: Look on Down from the Bridge Azure Ray: Look to Me Cheap Trick: Lookin’ Out for Number One Shop Assistants: Looking Back My Bloody Valentine: Loomer The Stooges: Loose Big Thief: Lorraine Brazilian Girls: Losing Myself Echo & the Bunnymen: Lost and Found...

August 1987 Revisited Plus New Stuff: TTF Aug23

August 1987 Revisited Plus New Stuff: TTF

This week’s playlist on the Taste the Floor show: Midnight Oil: The Dead Heart Midnight Oil: Sometimes (live) Midnight Oil: Beds Are Burning The Jesus & Mary Chain: Happy When It Rains The Jesus & Mary Chain: April Skies Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well The Cars: Strap Me In...

Lonely Boy, Look Away, New Stuff: TTF Aug16

Lonely Boy, Look Away, New Stuff: TTF

This week’s playlist on the Taste the Floor show: Matthew Sweet: Entangled Matthew Sweet: I’ve Been Waiting Jen Cloher: Shoegazers Caitlyn Scarlett: Heart for Rent Cindy Wilson: Mystic The B-52’s: Strobe Light Wake Owl: Do the Chords Need to Change Prince: Lolita Sex Pistols: Lonely Boy...

Little, Living, Loco … L Songs: TTF Aug09

Little, Living, Loco … L Songs: TTF

The I Don’t Cares: Little People Elvis vs. JXL: A Little Less Conversation Heart: Little Queen The Rolling Stones: Little T&A Wings: Live and Let Die Oasis: Live Forever Annexe The Moon: Lives of Mars The Jesus & Mary Chain: The Living End Blondie: Living In The Real World Led...

Like, Listen, Lips: TTF Aug02

Like, Listen, Lips: TTF

Here is this week’s playlist: Eden Sela: Ready For Love Keira Knightley: Tell Me If You Wanna Go Home The Aces: Physical Loud Forest: Loneliness Is Making Us Wild Sebastian Blanck: No Choice Juliana Hatfield: Sunny Somewhere The Psychedelic Furs: Like a Stranger Far East Movement with...

New OMD Plus More L Song: TTF Jul26

New OMD Plus More L Song: TTF

Here is this week’s playlist: OMD: The Punishment of Luxury OMD: Tesla Girls Eden Sela: On Being With You Sarah Jaffe: Bad Baby Sebastian Blanck: Twin Fog The Aces: Stuck Echo & the Bunnymen: Life Goes On Echo & the Bunnymen: Life of a Thousand Crimes Talk Talk: Life’s What...

More New Stuff, More L Songs: TTF Jul19

More New Stuff, More L Songs: TTF

Eden Sela: Nothing But Dreams Georgia Reed: The Fear Thea & The Wild: City Of Gold Sebastian Blanck with Sharon Van Etten: Among the Ones You Love EMA: Down and Out The Aces: Baby Who Annette Farrington: Let the World Go Away David Bowie: Let’s Dance The Cars: Let’s Go Ivy: Let’s Go to...

More L Songs; More New Stuff: TTF Jul12

More L Songs; More New Stuff: TTF

Keira Knightley: Lost Stars Loud Forest: Under Your Spell Juliana Hatfield: Good Enough for Me Tashaki Miyaki: City Karen Elson: The End Ride: Leave Them All Behind The Replacements: The Ledge The Dandy Warhols: The Legend of the Last of the Outlaw Truckers AKA The Ballard The Curtain...

More New Stuff; More L Songs: TTF Jul05

More New Stuff; More L Songs: TTF

The Darling Buds: Evergreen Juliana Hatfield: Heartless Sunshine & The Rain: Let’s Go Loud Forest: Save Your Change Loud Forest: Drag Me/Don’t Drag Me Slowdive: Star Roving Ride: Weather Diaries The Guess Who: Laughing Duran Duran: Lava Lamp Duran Duran: Lay Lady Lay Let’s Active: Leader...

Waves Crash Castle: Watch Jul04

Waves Crash Castle: Watch

The waves crash the castle at Hampton...

Wrestling Is Scripted … Like Fake News? Jul02

Wrestling Is Scripted … Like Fake News?

Sigh … the madness that is going on after Trump’s CNN wrestling Tweet is just, well, maddening … OK, peeps, if you didn’t know this already, wrestling is “scripted” … it’s not real … there are story lines, characters, silliness,...

‘No One Is Innocent’ Jun30

‘No One Is Innocent’

“God save the Good Samaritan and God save the worthless prick …” The Sex Pistols throwaway single “No One Is Innocent” turned 39 today. Your band falls apart. What do you do? You find one of England’s most notorious fugitives and record a song with him....

New Darling Buds, Juliana Hatfield, Ride: TTF Jun28

New Darling Buds, Juliana Hatfield, Ride: TTF

Here’s this week’s playlist: The Darling Buds: Complicated Juliana Hatfield: Wonder Why Courtney Barnett: How to Boil an Egg Ride: Rocket Silver Symphony L-Shaped Room: Hear What I Say The Fall: L.A. The Doors L.A. Woman The Beatles: Lady Madonna Gary Puckett & The Union Gap:...

The Last Of The Favorite K Songs Plus Kisses: TTF Jun21

The Last Of The Favorite K Songs Plus Kisses: TTF

Here is this week’s playlist: Nancy Sinatra: Kinky Love The Replacements: Kiss Me on the Bus Hall & Oates: Kiss on My List INXS: Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain) Siouxsie & the Banshees: Kiss Them for Me The Curtain Society: Kissherface Nick Heyward: Kite Kitten:...

More Fave K Songs: TTF Jun14

More Fave K Songs: TTF

The Gun Club: Keys to the Kingdom Paul Westerberg: Kickin’ the Stall Steely Dan: Kid Charlemagne The Who: The Kids Are Alright Catherine Wheel: Kill Rhythm INXS: Kill the Pain The Stills: Killer Bees Siouxsie And The Banshees: The Killing Jar Echo & the Bunnymen: The Killing Moon (All...

J-K Songs Plus New Ones, Too: TTF Jun07

J-K Songs Plus New Ones, Too: TTF

This week’s Taste the Floor Show playlist: Emma Elizabeth: Talisman Sunshine & the Rain: Little Rag Doll Slowdive: Everyone Knows Karen Elson: Distant Shore Sarah Noni: Jezebel Brian Jonestown Massacre: Just for Today Blondie: Just Go Away Cheap Trick: Just Got Back Joboxers: Just...

New Stuff, Summer Tunes, J Songs: TTF May31

New Stuff, Summer Tunes, J Songs: TTF

This week’s Taste the Floor Show playlist: Sunshine & The Rain: I’m Not Your Girl Slowlights: I Try So Hard Lunch Ladies: You’re Not There Kendall Rucks: Everybody’s Girl Slowdive: Sugar for the Pill Bananarama: Cruel Summer Let’s Active: Every Word Means No The B-52s: Strobe Light...

WikiLeaks Didn’t Cost Clinton the Presidency in 2016: Data May29

WikiLeaks Didn’t Cost Clinton the Presidency in 2016: Data

This is the first in a series of posts challenging the Trump-Russian collusion conspiracy coup that is being forwarded by many special interests and the press that aren’t happy with the 2016 election results. This post tackles the so-called “interference in the election” concept and...