• The Wonderful Discoveries of 2011

    23 Jun 2012, 14:29 de deadevil13

    These are my wonderful discoveries of 2011. Some are new to the industry, some are old, some are forgotten - the main fact here is I found them... this year; and I think they are AWESOME! So take a dip check em out.

    Organized simply A-Z, general categories!

    Previous Years: ----
    Following Years: 2012, 2013
    This is a list a record of music that has been added to my library, or music I have discovered that I feel is noteworthy. Most music listed below was added to my music library for that year.

    All new tracks and albums are listed. However new Artists/Singers/Bands are only added if they are either:
    a) a genuine new discovery to me (no previous plays)
    b) added complete albums to my library (even with previous plays)

  • Weird Al Yankovic - Santa Cruz - November 4th, 2011

    11 Nov 2011, 22:28 de jukkakhan

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Date: November 4th, 2011
    Location: Santa Cruz
    Venue: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
    Tour: The Alpocalypse Tour


    With San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland not to far from here, it's not too often that Santa Cruz gets huge artists to perform here. Jimmy Eats World was here not too long ago. The Pixies stopped by this month. Does Snoop Dog count as well? Regardless, in between shows at bigger cities, Weird Al delivered his quirky sense of humor, his silly stage antics, and a set of talented musicians right to our door step. As far as I know, this has been the first time he's been here; possibly due to this being his keyboardist, Ruben Valtierra's old stomping grounds at UCSC. Weird Al made sure we knew of this several times during the show, even allowing Ruben a solo spot and a chance to choose the next song; both times he opted to have Jon Schwartz perform a dazzling drum solo (a snare roll the first time, then a snare roll and a cymbal crash the second time).