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Bands As NBA Teams
Did You Ever Wonder What Band The 1995 Houston Rockets Would Be?

High-concept blog post from us this week. Picturing which great (or near-great) NBA team is the embodiment of which legendary band.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2023-05-09 Read post

10 Goofball Celebrity Encounters
Famous, Infamous & Nonfamous

Fun change of pace from writing about music; this week I write about celebrity encounters. When you spend enough time in L.A. you're gonna have some oddball anecdotes of celebrities. I'm limiting it to 10 - and two of them involve Bill Cosby.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2023-05-02 Read post

The Insane Music Of Stuart Anderson
A Wee Scottish Lad

It's not often when you can say you are the only person on the internet to have written about any subject, no matter how small. This week our subject isn't just small, he's "wee": child singer Stuart Anderson from 1989.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2022-11-08 Read post

Best Sports TV Studio Show Music
Football and Non-Football

We continue a second straight week about the music used in sports television. So it's the second week in a row where we've lost our mind. That said, we've all heard this music a lot!

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2022-09-13 Read post

J.D. Boucharde
We Lost A Really Good Guy

Though I'm not the first person to eulogize San Diego musician J.D. Boucharde or even his closest friend, I've got plenty of great things to say about JD here - many of which I'm now happy that I did tell him when he was alive.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2022-07-19 Read post

The Lawrence Welk Show
A Counter To The Counter-Culture

Reprint of Charlie article for San Diego Troubadour. You might not know it but we are one of the most foremost experts on The Lawrence Welk Show (of people who are still alive).

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2022-06-14 Read post

In Defense Of The Accordion
Not Just For Italian Restaurants

Reprint of Charlie article for San Diego Troubadour, focusing on one of the most underrated and reviled musical instruments around: the accordion

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2022-03-01 Read post

Aging On Stage
Sex, Heartburn Medicine and Rock & Roll

Reprint of 2015 Charlie article for San Diego Troubadour about how every year after 40 years old it gets harder to lug your ass and your gear onstage to perform music.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2021-12-21 Read post

This Blog ... Why?
A Mission Statement

Who doesn’t love every blog’s first post: Making the case why this is a worthwhile enterprise for the author and the audience.

* Posted by Charlie Recksieck on 2021-11-23 Read post