The Chinese lunar calendar declares 2003 will be the year of the goat. While this definitely portends danger for many musicians who are currently heroes or heroines in hearts of millions (Kelly Rowland should be very worried), let’s take a moment to look back on what the same calendar called the year of the black … Continue reading Johnny’s Musical Memories, 2002
BEARD-SCRATCHERS, KEEP OUT! Hot times with Mum in the city Empty Bottle, Chicago, 7/18 Johnny Loftus By the time Mum took the stage at Chicago’s Empty Bottle this past Thursday, the backs of the necks of 300 hipsters were dirty and gritty. And at the Bottle, the only air conditioning you can find is the … Continue reading BEARD-SCRATCHERS, KEEP OUT!