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Remember Whensday – The Moonwalk

In honor of this week’s posthumous release of Michael Jackson’s Exscape, I think it would be worthwhile to remember that, coincidentally, this week also marks the thirty-first anniversary of the television airing of the Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever NBC special. Though the special was filmed in March of 1983, it did not air until […]

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Remember Whensday – New Moon

This Monday marked the seven-year anniversary of Elliott Smith’s posthumous album, New Moon. The songs were recorded from 1994 to 1997 in conjunction with his two releases during that time: Elliott Smith (1995) and Either/Or (1997). These releases were what hurdled him into an eventual contract with Dream Works Records, an Academy Award nomination and […]

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Remember Whensday – Andrew Loog Oldham

On April 29, 1963 Andrew Loog Oldham, a publicist who had worked for Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein, and businessman Eric Easton signed a management deal with the Rolling Stones, also buying the rights to the band’s first recordings. Oldham managed the Stones from then until 1966, but remained as the band’s producer through 1967’s Between […]

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Remember Whensday – American Football

I went through a lot of music genre phases in high school, which I’m sure is nothing unusual. The first concert I ever went to was a Red Hot Chili Peppers show, and the very next one I chose was The Mars Volta, about as polar opposite as you can get while playing the same […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 20

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 20

Ignorance is bliss? I don’t think so. A recent survey conducted in Mississippi shows that 52% of Republican voters think that Barack Obama is Muslim, along with 45% of Republican voters in Alabama. …He’s Christian. But Obama’s religion is not the point of this rant. Why are people in today’s society still ignorant? We have […]

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DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 19

DJ Blog: Talking Trash with Ash, Trash of the Week Pt. 19

All right, by now I’m sure you’ve heard all about this Kony character. Maybe you’ve even shared the video—congrats, you’re a philanthropist! …Not. This Invisible Children organization spent $8,676,614 last year with only 32% of it going to direct services for the charity… This is how they made such a tearjerker for all of the […]

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