My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-28) →
Bright Eyes (112) The Smiths (66) Neutral Milk Hotel (55) Jürgen Müller (48) Monsters Of Folk (30) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
gerardhasanitch-deactivated2011 asked: Mister Chris Cappello, you're doing great work (music blog, originals, radio hosting and all). I still can't quite accept that you're only sixteen. You, sir, are most wise and experienced beyond your years. Cheers to our generation! Indeed, there is hope. *hearts, tears, hugs*
Anonymous asked: I loved the Bedroom Recordings album/demo you put out (especially the third track). Any chance of making another one in the near future?
thetruthaboutnothing asked: Hey, I might start a music blog myself, and I'm kind of doing research looking at other music blogs. Any suggestions? Also are there any tips you could give me starting a music blog that you wish you had known?
Anonymous asked: what happened to your personal tumblr?
Anonymous asked: are you into any pop-punk music, past and present?
Left of the Dial Radio Playlist - 8/26/11
Last night’s show was a lot of fun. In addition to playing a good selection of new music from the new Circle Takes The Square EP, the new Cymbals Eat Guitars record, and Stephin Merritt’s Obscurities compilation, I spotlighted some of my favorite Conor Oberst music in lieu of Bright Eyes’ show in Brooklyn on Wednesday. Due to the hurricane, Bright Eyes has cancelled a number of...
hxnry asked: What's your setup for listening to vinyl?
Anonymous asked: I'm drinking alone you getting on the needle drop was the ebst thing that happend to me I love this damn blogg and wouldnt have found it with out it
kinder-blumen asked: play "Fun" by Algernon Cadwallader or "Say Fiesta" by Make Wave
cafe-eitelkeit-deactivated20120 asked: Play either If I Lived in California by Pachangacha or Androgynous by The Replacements
Left of the Dial: 6-8 PM on WNHU →
Tune in now! Tune in now to listen to my radio show Left of the Dial live on WNHU. My show focuses on music mostly of the independent variety, from the past four or five decades. I’ll be playing lots of new music from groups including Cymbals Eat Guitars and JEFF The Brotherhood, and will be spotlighting the work of Conor Oberst in anticipation of Bright Eyes’ show in Brooklyn on...
Stream The New Circle Takes The Square EP
&amp;lt;a href=”http://ctts.bandcamp.com/album/decompositions-vol-i-chapter-1-rites-of-initiation” _mce_href=”http://ctts.bandcamp.com/album/decompositions-vol-i-chapter-1-rites-of-initiation”&amp;gt;Decompositions - Vol I. Chapter 1. Rites of Initiation by Circle Takes the Square&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt; Experimental screamo act Circle Takes The...
ard-nos asked: Do you have any advice/tips for anyone who wants to start a music blog?
2 More Spotify Invites
It turns out that I actually got 5 invites in total, which means that I have two more. Reply to this with your email if you want one of them.
Does anyone want a Spotify invite?
I currently have three. Message me if you’re interested.
Video: WHY? 2011 Fall Tour w/ Serengeti teaser clip Avant-hip-hop/indie pop/folk weirdos WHY? recently announced a special tour with Anticon labelmates Serengeti, which will kick off in September. The band will makes stops at intimate venues around the United States for seated, unplugged shows, where they will debut new material and let the audience members ask the band questions. Yesterday, the...
terminaltomymind asked: "Enough Thunder" is a track in James Blake's live show. Im assuming he meant the tracks coming out in October. I remember hearing he was going to do a EP toward the end of 2011.
Left of the Dial Radio Playlist - 8/19/11
Here’s the playlist from Friday night’s Left of the Dial radio show on WNHU. Sorry I’m putting this up so late! I hope those of you who listened enjoyed it. Remember to tune in again this Friday at 6 PM! 1. Okkervil River - “Song Of Our So-Called Friend” 2. Weezer - “No Other One” 3. Diarrhea Planet - “Power Moves” 4. The Modern Lovers -...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-21) →
Bright Eyes (63) The Mountain Goats (44) Suns (39) Into It. Over It. (35) The Rapture (27) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Anonymous asked: What kind of headphones do you use?
Anonymous asked: safe to say you don't have a gf?
on the blog today:
theneedledrop: africa hitech review four audio track reivews new future islands track nick waterhouse track hella track new hull track premiered kit video stream the new bill baird LP
Anonymous asked: do you like noise rock?
Anonymous asked: i am determined because i know i can seduce you
Anonymous asked: i will get you into the sack
Anonymous asked: i want to vent to such a great music blog I WANT TO GO TO BRIGHT EYES SO BADLY AND IM GOING TO CRY I REALLY WANT TO GO I HAVE MONEY BUT THE PARENTS ARE SAYING NO. I EVEN HAVE A 3O YEAR OLD GOING WITH ME. THE TWICE MY AGE,A LEGAL ADULT I WANT TO GO SO BAD
Mitch Dubey benefit / MHTJ final gig full sets
topshelfrecords: Each band’s full set from My Heart to Joy’s last show / the Mitch Dubey benefit show on May 14th are up: tpshlf.co/pwYdP8. Reblog!
itsgoodforconnecticut asked: Thanks for the shout out! Keep up the good work and send me any noteworthy CT musical outfits.
lifesucksthenyoublog asked: Yeah, you play that Four Winds right now. I'm finally getting a chance to listen to your show. Good stuff.
Anonymous asked: are you lewis?!??!?!?
Left of the Dial: 6-8 PM on WNHU →
Tune in now! Tune in now to listen to my radio show Left of the Dial live on WNHU. Tons of new music is on the playlist. I’m on from 6 to 8 PM Eastern time. The full playlist will be posted tomorrow.
Summer Shows Recap
Hey everybody, I was recently contacted by someone who writes for my school’s newspaper. She is writing an article about Summer shows, and was asking if I could provide her with some information about the many shows that I’ve seen over the past couple months. I wrote her a very lengthy response, so I figured I would post that here as well, in case any of you want to read it. It’s...