++I duuunnnnooo. For some reason I've been into posting anything clever related to The Rock this year. I guess at some point in our lives we all adopt causes.
++Sometimes things are just what they seem.
++From the inbox: After 10 years with Dischord Records, Beauty Pill has flown the nest for a new album in '15. But they have nuthin but love for Ian Mackaye. Have a listen to an older song here:
++Also from the inbox: If you happen to find yourself in Costa Rica in 2015, check out the Envision festival.
++Opinion Page: 1) I think Adele and Rihanna should never ever release albums again. You won't win ladies.
2) I'm no U2 apologist (au contraire...husband and I are card carrying bashers; the cards are cute with little pink Edge holograms for security), but they were on the cusp of something with that Danger Mouse Mandela song. They were poised and cusped. They should've gone small and dusty. (I read a critical tweet where someone said DM makes everything sound slow, sad and dusty, which I think would have worked for them.)