I know things have been quiet… silent… tumble weedy around here lately. I won’t give you boring excuses as to why, but it being Christmas and all, and because so many of you have written asking me to post a Christmas playlist, and because flattery will get you everywhere, here is the 2011 Pinna Storm Christmas Party! Stop by, have some nog and pop under the mistletoe with the cute guy in the holiday tie. No, I totally don’t already have this, this is great, thank you so much!!
High Places, Purity Ring, Doldrums and DJ Mark Brown played the Soft House in Baltimore on Thursday, November 10.
High Places are touring to support their new album, Original Colors, which is amazing. It’s already in heavy rotation over here.
Purity Ring only have a few songs out right now that you can find around the web, but they are well worth checking out. Their sound is so beautifully polished.
Doldrums is on tour with fellow Canadians Purity Ring. He has the energy of a whirling dervish, twiddling knobs in his suitcase while singing and dancing.
DJ Mark Brown is the best.
Raekwon Feat. Capone-N-Noreaga “Chupacabra” Emotionally speaking, this is a difficult rap to factcheck. I grew up on the crime side, the New York Times side, where Rae & CNN were no jive. Plus after all of the bitter breakups-2-makeups of CNN, it’s great to see the two great Queens rappers on the same track again. [...]
Hello, pumpkins! It has been far, far too long. You may have noticed that Pinna Storm went on a bit of a sebatical. So uh, October happened! There was baseball and Kim & Thurston breaking up and candy and costumes and something about Google Reader that’s broken the spirits of half of my Twitter feed [...]
Pony Island is a bi-weekly radio show on Radio CPR, 97.5 every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. The ladies of Pony Island welcome their second male guest to the show, the most excellent MC Werewolf. When pressed on the origin of his DJ name, the truth came out: MC stands [...]
This weather is just the pits. I know, I know, it’s not news. But it’s really bringin me down. And this thundery, extremely wet morning we’re all staring at wondering when we should dash outside and go through to work? JUST THE BEGINNING! So, concerned that you might be feeling the same way, I thought [...]