Surprise! No Wednesday Surprise!

As I wrote last week, there will not be a Wednesday Surprise this week due to the fact that I am busy unpacking and the like. While the physical relocation is complete (and tiresome, of course. While helping me with my record collection yet again, Johnny perfectly put it, “Man…you need to get a new hobby. … Continue reading

Wednesday Surprise

The term “guilty pleasure” has never set well with me as pleasures cannot truly induce guilt. Unless it involves illegal activities and/or a man of the cloth giving special treatment to an unwilling party, but that’s their problem. However for the sake of clarity these two albums could easily be classified as such whether or … Continue reading

Wednesday Surprise: Country & Western Edition

Longtime readers and friends will be surprised by this, maybe as much as myself. A wonderful thing about working in a record shop and surrounding myself with music nerds is being turned on to something that I may have never otherwise encountered. Now I grew up in southern Indiana in a very rural part outside … Continue reading

Grating Hits 8

A mix. A mix that will blow your balls off. If you have them. If you don’t you will grow them just to have them blown off. Welcome back, me. I am happy to be here and I am glad you came back here. Now get thrown to the back of the room. Here.

Wednesday Surprise: Back From the Dead Edition

When was it…August, September when we last spoke? I could check but I like the rhetorical much better. A lot has happened in these computer-less, winter months. But let me begin by saying I have missed putting up music, making mixes, and simply writing to all of you. While it may not have been good … Continue reading

From a Slumber the Earth Creaks…

  …and February 8th pulls itself out of the ground to cough into a microphone and say, “Chode School, <cough>,  is back up and running. For the time being. <burp> I hope someone is still out there. I’m gonna go put some clothes on.” Surprises beginning Wednesday.