A Year of Concerts: 2014

Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens | “Peace Train … Late Again” Tour | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/14/14 [Concert Review & Photos] Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens | “Peace Train … Late Again” Tour | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/14/14 [Setlist & Video Clips] Jamestown Revival, Nikki Lane & Pete Molinari | TheContinue reading “A Year of Concerts: 2014”

MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections

I purchased a lot of music in 2014. A ton of CDs, a couple of cassettes, and a few digital purchases. I’m also a lover of the vinyl format … but with the generally higher prices for vinyl, I’ve had to be a bit more selective with my decisions as to what new LP gets added toContinue reading “MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections”

How To Dress Well | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: How To Dress Well | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  I’m a huge fan of Tom Krell’s (pka “How To Dress Well”) music. How big of a fan? I have all of his albums on vinyl, and his latest release, “WhatContinue reading “How To Dress Well | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]”

First City Festival | August 23 & 24, 2014 | Homepage

This is the “Homepage” for the links to all of the blog entries posted about the acts I was able to catch at First City Festival, August 23 and 24, 2014. Below are links to Instagram video posts, photos and some brief thoughts about each band that I was able to enjoy in beautiful Monterey.Continue reading “First City Festival | August 23 & 24, 2014 | Homepage”

How to Dress Well’s “Repeat Pleasure” (Part 1 of 3 “What Is This Heart?” trilogy) (Official Video)

I’m a fan of Tom Krell’s music. Performing under the stage name “How To Dress Well”, his music has always has always resonated a sadness or longing in me. Whether its his airy falsetto, or the generally dark lyrical topics of his compositions, his music always makes me want to lay on a coach and contemplate life, love,Continue reading “How to Dress Well’s “Repeat Pleasure” (Part 1 of 3 “What Is This Heart?” trilogy) (Official Video)”

How To Dress Well | The Roxy | 3/18/14

  The first time I saw Tom Krell p/k/a “How To Dress Well” perform live, I thought to myself, “I really need to see him perform in an intimate club venue.” On March 18th, at The Roxy Theatre, I got my chance. What intially hooked me to How To Dress Well’s music was twofold. First, the musicContinue reading “How To Dress Well | The Roxy | 3/18/14”

Forest Swords | The Roxy | 3/18/14

Opening for How To Dress Well at the Roxy was a music producer from Liverpool, England named Matthew Barnes, know by his stage name, Forest Swords. I hadn’t put two and two together before, but as it turns out he produced How To Dress Well’s 2012 single “Cold Nites”. In digging up a little historyContinue reading “Forest Swords | The Roxy | 3/18/14”

A Year of Concerts: 2013

Listed chronologically, the most recent show first. Stevie Wonder | Songs In The Key Of Life | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/21/13 Shy Girls | The Spare Room and Bootleg Bar | 12/12/13 and 12/13/13 Snoopzilla and Dam Funk “7 Days Of Funk” Record Release Party | Los Angeles Exchange | 12/10/13 Thundercat |Continue reading “A Year of Concerts: 2013”

How To Dress Well | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. Though he released a highly acclaimed album back in 2010, I didn’t become familiar with Tom Krell’s (p/k/a How To Dress Well) music until earlier this year. While I was reviewing the various acts that were slated to perform atContinue reading “How To Dress Well | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013”