Genius Playlist: Maybe Tonight

By on Oct 11, 2008 in Music

I was messing around with Apple’s new Genius feature and to try it out, I asked it to come up with a playlist for Nicole Atkin’s song Maybe Tonight. I just realized this playlist changes as it goes so instead of listing it, I’m going to list the high lights and low lights so far … I started with: Maybe Tonight by Nicole Atkins off Neptune City in Country – Alt Country Highlights:Ted Leo & The Pharmacists in Rock – HipsterThe Pretenders in 80s/New WavePaul Westerberg in Rock – Indie/AlternativePixies in Rock – Indie/Alternative – I’m not a big huge Pixies fan but I think it’s nifty that it came up hereOld 97’s and Rhett Miller in Country – Alt Country – Since I was introduced to Nicole Atkins when she opened for Rhett Miller recently, this is extra fitting.Sucked Out by Superdrag off Regretfully...

Stroke your emo – Dashboard Confessional at the House of Blues, Atlantic City, November 10, 2007

By on Jan 8, 2008 in Music

Dashboard Confessional is not one of my favorite bands. I’m not sure Dashboard would even break the top 20. Dashboard Confessional is, however, a band full of memories. From my initial rash, un-informed hatred of their emoness to certain friends to good times and bad. Their music makes me especially nostalgic for my time in St. Louis singing at the top of my lungs to songs from ‘A mark, a mission, a brand, a scar‘ in my nice, big apartment dreaming of a certainly impossible man who would write those dreamy words for me: I’ll be true I’ll be useful I’ll be cavalier I’ll be yours my dear And I’ll belong to you … if you’ll just let me through … Those same words that I sang into Adam’s ear while he stood begrudgingly next to me at the Dashboard Confessional show at the House of Blues in Atlantic City on November 10,...