Pearl Jam 11/21/13 San Diego

Posted Nov 24, 2013 at 11:22 am

On Thursday I went to see Pearl Jam at the Viejas Arena in San Diego. I went in with what I was sure were unreasonably high expectations, but I was not disappointed. What I got was the best live performance I’ve seen, removing any doubts that Pearl Jam is the epitome of rock bands. The […]

Soundgarden at The Wiltern

Posted Feb 25, 2013 at 11:46 am

I saw Soundgarden perform at The Wiltern on the 16th. The performance was excellent, the mixing could have been better (the bass drowned out the leads), and the crowd was mature (someone even brought a young child). Overall it was a great experience. I never thought this would happen. The Wiltern, named after its position […]

Live On I-5

Posted Mar 29, 2011 at 11:49 am

Live on I-5 is the first live compilation album released by Soundgarden. It contains 17 recordings from the West Coast part of their 1996 tour, so it covers all parts of Soundgarden’s career. It also features two covers to change things up a bit. The quality of the recordings is excellent, with a full sound […]

Telephantasm

Posted Aug 19, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Soundgarden has resurfaced to perform at Lollapalooza and to announce Telephantasm, a retrospective due on September 28th. This will include many alternative versions of songs as well as several unreleased videos on DVD. It also includes “Black Rain,” a previously unreleased track recorded during the Badmotorfinger sessions. It sounds great! You can listen to it […]

Pandora Radio

Posted May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm

Pandora Radio is a free internet streaming radio service that allows you to create personalized stations. The stations select music based on similarity using data from The Music Genome Project. You tell it something you like and it will find other songs you probably like. As you listen, you can tell it what you like […]

Soundgarden

Posted May 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm

In my 2010 post I mentioned the possible reunion of Soundgarden, but now it appears to be confirmed. On April 16, they put on a show in Seattle under the anagram “Nudedragons.” They also released an official live video of them performing “Beyond the Wheel” which is awesome. The band performed all of their classics […]