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July 3, 2011

I was just starting my two-year career as assistant music director at WSBU when the Strokes released the now-classic Is This It.

Along with the Stripes’ White Blood Cells, It was a milestone for making garage and indie rock a mainstream phenomenon. Read more…


Can’t Forget the Motor City

May 10, 2011

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La La Love You, Pretty Baby

April 26, 2011

I’ve been toting around a prenatal profile of my handsome son for about five months now and I have to admit, he’s one beautiful baby. Read more…

Just Beautiful

April 18, 2011

While dealing with a bout of the occasional sleeplessness that comes with dad-to-be jitters, I found solace in one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard — and it wasn’t even playing at the time. Read more…

Modern Man

April 6, 2011

So, this headphone masterpiece isn’t all about songs and devices of yore. I may be losing my edge like so many others whose jobs and families have cut into music geekery. But, I’m certainly not living in the past when it comes to music. Read more…


April 1, 2011

A good part of this project is about digging through the crates and unlocking forgotten musical gems that have have gathered cobwebs over time.

Hidden beneath the dust of memory are aural treasures propped up on dorm room cinderblocks, wedged into a car visor, locked in a Magnavox tape deck and, perhaps most influentially, balanced on the top of a bright blue plastic platter. Read more…

Mix for My Unborn Son

March 19, 2011

My wife and I have been on quite a journey during her first six months of pregnancy: excitement, worry, work and more worry. Needless to say, I think a lot about my unborn son and before he officially arrives on this planet sometime in July, I think there’s some music he needs to hear. Read more…