Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Video: The Dead Weather live @ First Avenue 7/27/09

(Photo - thedeadweather.com)

Pretty great show Monday night by Jack White, Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita, and Jack Lawrence. Liked the opening band Screaming Females too.

Some Reviews:
> BRIAT: The Dead Weather is Alive in Minneapolis @ First Ave 7/27/09
> Strib: Dead Weather not fully alive yet
> Perfect Porridge: The Dead Weather liven up First Avenue
> Culture Bully: The Dead Weather @ First Avenue
> Gimme Noise: The Dead Weather liven up First Ave

Vids from the big show (follow links where applicable):

60 Feet Tall

Bone House
Hang You From The Heavens
You Just Can’t Win (Them cover)

So Far From Your Weapon
I Cut Like A Buffalo
A Child Of A Few Hours Is Burning To Death (The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band cover)
Rocking Horse / No Hassle Night
Will There Be Enough Water?

Forever My Queen (Pentagram cover)
Treat Me Like Your Mother / New Pony (Bob Dylan cover)

Wow, that gig was loud. Happy to have my hearing 100% back (and I wore earplugs).

Jack White is a genius. See ya.

The Dead Weather Website
Sreaming Females Website | Myspace

Thursday, July 09, 2009

RIP Michael Jackson

Took me a while, I think I've come to terms with it now. The first concert I ever took my sister to. What else can be said that hasn't already. I'll remember him like this, one of the greatest performances ever (amongst so many):

Make the world a better place.

Michael Jackson

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Anvil (live) @ Uptown Theatre 5/8/09


So I had a chance to watch "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" and see the band perform last Friday. Wow! One of the greatest movie/band experiences for me ever. Even without seeing the band live, trust me, you'll love the movie. Go watch it ASAP.

A couple of vids I shot at the show (thanks Kyle for saving us seats). Not the greatest live videos ever, since peeps were blocking my view and I was rockin' out, but you get the idea...

Anvil - "666" live @ Uptown Theatre 5/8/09

Anvil - "Metal On Metal" live @ Uptown Theatre 5/8/09

A couple of other brief things to talk about:

1) Fucking not cool!

2) This whole post was written while listening to 'This Is Thirteen', which I bought after the show. Obvs ;)

3) My buddy Tom "officially" had the day off and drove the band around all day Friday. Ahhh, the stories...

Anvil Website | MySpace | Movie Website

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Video/Pics: Elton John & Billy Joel live @ Xcel Energy Center 5/5/09


That show sucked! Just kidding ;) Obvs, two legends on the same bill... amazing.

Strib Review | Pics | Setlist etc

Some concert footage for you.

Elton John & Billy Joel - "Your Song" (opening tune)

Elton John & Billy Joel - "Dont Let the Sun Go Down on Me"

Billy Joel & Elton John - "My Life"

Elton John - "Saturday Night Is Alright"

Billy Joel - "Don't Ask Me Why"

Billy Joel - "Always a Woman"

Elton John & Billy Joel - "Candle in the Wind"

Elton John
Billy Joel Website

... and I'll give you a bonus vid tonight ...

Worst live video eva: Elton John & Billy Joel - "Piano Man"

Peace out my friends ;) Take it easy.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

We Were Promised Jetpacks - “Quiet Little Voices”

Gotta' agree with Mojo. Brilliant band name, love the tune, Scotland rules...

mp3 here.

We Were Promised Jetpacks Website | MySpace | YouTube

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Video/Pics: Travis live @ Fine Line Music Cafe 4/17/09


Great show. Some vids for you, pretty sure they'll put a smile on your face. Recommended viewing "Closer", "All I Want To Do Is Rock" (Wow), "Why Does It Always Rain On Me" (Pogo style), "Flowers In The Window" (Barber Shop style). They're all good, though.

"Intro / 3 Times & You Lose" (opening tune):

"Writing To Reach You":


"Side / Eyes Wide Open / Side":

"All I Want To Do Is Rock":


"Pipedreams" (acoustic):

"Blue Flashing Light":

"Why Does It Always Rain On Me":

"Flowers In The Window":

Ha, that's almost half the show ;) Shitty background singing by yours truly. Klaus! Enjoy, catch ya' later.

Website | MySpace

Travis live @ First Avenue 7/22/07

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

More Cowbell 5th Anniversary Party | Thu 4/16 @ Turf Club [You Should Go]

My buddies over @ More Cowbell are celebrating their 5 year anniversary by putting on a great show Thursday 4/16. Let's go!

What: More Cowbell 5th Anniversary Party
When: Thursday, April 16th, 2009 at 9pm (Doors at 8pm)
Where: Turf Club (1601 University Ave, St. Paul, MN)
Who: Romantica / The Evening Rig / The Absent Arch
Cost | Age: $6.00 21+

Great bands. Hope to see you there.

Read an interview with "blogger" pal Kyle here.

Romantica - "Fiona" live @ Kieran's 6/8/08:

Monday, April 13, 2009

Video: Lily Allen live @ First Avenue 4/11/09, Minneapolis, MN


Fantastic gig, Lily really killed it live. For an excellent full review, sweet pics, and the setlist, visit my pals over @ Culture Bully.

Also, check these out:
> More Cowbell: Lily Allen @ First Avenue (twitter FTW!)
> Gimme Noise: Lily Allen steals hearts at First Ave
> Star Tribune: Tart British pop star is the right flavor

Lily Allen Website | MySpace | Twitter

A few videos I shot at the show:

"Everyone's At It" (opening tune):

"Oh My God/Everything's Just Wonderful":


"He Wasn't There":

"Littlest Things":

"Fuck You":


"The Fear":

"Womanizer" (Britney Spears cover):

I think that should give you a good idea how it went ;)

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Metallica - Master Of Puppets (Live Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009)

OK, let's do this. 8 mins, 19 secs of easy listening music. Enjoy:

Website | MySpace

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Glasvegas - "Geraldine" live @ Varsity Theater 4/7/09


Great show. Look for full reviews and great pics by my buddies over on the other local interwebs ;)

Glasvegas Website | MySpace

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009

Brody is throwing a party tomorrow and you're invited: Joey Ryan & the Inks | Victory Ship | Sika @ 400 Bar Saturday 1/17/09

Hey, you should come out to Brody's show on Saturday! Wish I could go, however I have my own engagement party to attend ;)

Strib Writeup (see Random Notes - lol "new blog")


Sika MySpace
Victory Ship MySpace
Joey Ryan & the Inks MySpace

And here's Brody and I being dorks at a show. Maybe he'll shoot video on stage again tomorrow? ;) Enjoy, have a great weekend!

Birdmonster Live At The Varsity

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Girls Aloud - The Loving Kind

I've mentioned I'm a sucker for pop music and anything Pet Shops Boys, right? Here ya go:

Via: Idolator - Girls Aloud Take A Visit To The Pet Shop [Videodrone]

Girls Aloud Website | MySpace
Pet Shop Boys Website

Pop Justice - The new Pet Shop Boys album: it's quite good