Browsing Category: Music

  • Technology is amazing

    It’s 11:03 pm PDT, and I’ve spent the last 90 minutes listening to a U2 concert that ended about eight hours ago: fan-taped, uploaded, and posted online. U2 is cool with this. The audio is on Kevin’s site. He has lots of bandwidth. I don’t normally listen to bootlegs but this is the opening concert …

    June 30, 2009
  • The World I Know

    I tested myself last night (Thursday). I hopped in the car and drove three hours to a remote part of Idaho to see Collective Soul do a tiny, little warm-up gig before their main tour starts next week. They advertised the show as being in Coeur d’Alene, but it was actually closer to Worley, Idaho, …

    June 19, 2009
  • Fix Yourself

    You’ve probably heard the Coldplay song, “Fix You.” Great song. It’s a relationship song, and Chris Martin is presumably singing to his wife about how he’ll take care of her and make things better when they’re bad. Thus, the title of the song. Now, Chris Martin’s not the world’s best lyricist, but there’s a line …

    May 17, 2009
  • Lookie, lookie at what came in the mail

    In 12 years of buying concert tickets online, never have I experienced as quick a turnaround as this. These are Sean’s and my U2 tickets for Giants Stadium later this year — we just ordered these last Monday, and they showed up in the mailbox today. Amazing. If memory serves, Ticketmaster usually waits about a …

    March 30, 2009
  • It’s all a matter of perspective

    So much of our success in life is about outlook and attitude. Not others’ … but yours. By the way, we have both of these articles on @U2: U2’s ‘Horizon’ premieres with sky-high sales numbers U2’s ‘Horizon’ sales bring band back to Earth The same Billboard expert is interviewed in both articles. The same sales …

    March 12, 2009
  • Got My Boots On

    Still can’t decide if I like the song, but it’s not for lack of listening…. That’s my music profile….

    January 19, 2009