“It’s all about the journey, not the outcome.” – Carl Lewis Lets check out some cool photos and listen to some good music from my “Road Trip Playlist” to give peace to the beginning of our weeks. Ones that remind us of mother nature’s serenity, the journey of a road trip, and a little bit of rad fashion. I have a lead on a camper van, a job, … Continue reading Our Journey // Road Trip Music Playlist
“I’m free and I’m happy. I am free from your hatred. I’ve parted from the part that I participated in so I’m free it was easy. I know nothing of your hatred. I’ve known and shone the light and the darkness abated so I’m free. run skip jump play. my little boy is happy look he’s smiling because he knows no fear… hear… my mommy’s calling me and I’m running thru the fields because … Continue reading A Homage to the Violent Femmes cassette I had in high school.
I asked my buddy Boombox to write a list of questions he would like to ask Tony Mengis and I finally have space in the blog schedule to post this interview. This was really fun to me for me to read this. I imagined all of us chilling on a couch drinking some beer while I listen to Boombox shoot questions at Tony. Day dreamer … Continue reading Interview with Tony Mengis from Portland Oregon’s Punk Band, The Riffs
I have Jimmy O back for another Music Monday. Score! Here’s what we are playing today: Angels with Dirty Faces by Sham 69 Shut Up And Pour Me A Drink by Sloppy Seconds You Look Like I Need A Drink Acoustic by Against Me! Buck Dagger by King Louie One Man Band She’s Outdated by The Dino’s Boys Pretty Wild by The Tough Shits I Want … Continue reading Music Monday by Jimmy O of the Sticky Valentines
Jimmy O is back for another Music Monday. Hooray! Enjoy the tunes, and then check out this bass guitar of Sticky Valentines’ last playlists here. Sign up here to get our posts sent to your email… then you’ll never miss a Music Monday… ever againnnnnn. The Sticky Valentines played a live acoustic / one plug session on Radio Valencia. They were so good! Great job, … Continue reading Music Monday with Jimmy O of the Sticky Valentines
I have another Music Monday curated by Tony Mengis for you today! I really like this one, Tony. This just made my day significantly better. I hope it did the same for you, you fine readers. Keep em’ coming! Monday is turning into one of my favorite days because of these posts. Hope you enjoy your time here! Sonics – Shot down Bob Seger – … Continue reading Music Monday with Tony Mengis
I’ve been really stoked to share today’s Music Monday. I have vocalist and bassist Tony Mengis making today’s playlist. He was in a few rock and roll punk bands that came out of Portland, Seattle during the late 90’s to 2007-ish. Defiance, the Soda Pop Kids, and The Riffs. It’s completely mind boggling having a member who was in bands that I love on my blog … Continue reading Music Monday with Tony Mengis of Defiance, The Riffs, and the Soda Pop Kids
Photo by JazOnVinyl of This Side of The Moon Happy Valentines day, or mass-consumer day, my birds! If you’re spending the day with your honey today, I hope you’re spending your money wisely… like on good ol’ rock n’ roll! The boys in Oakland’s power pop / rock-n-roll band, Sticky Valentines, released their new record today: Pleased To Meet You (Femme Fatale). You can buy the digital download … Continue reading Record Release // Sticky Valentines, “Pleased To Meet You (Femme Fatale)” – Oakland California Rock – N – Roll / Power Pop
Let’s give a warm round of applause and 5 shots of Marlot to Jimmy O – a buddy of mine, button maker, and bass guitarist for the Sticky Valentines – the Oakland rock n’ roll heart heart breakers I first shared with you on last week’s Music Monday. Wah-oooo! This is his first time being featured on the Bird Trouble blog and I’m nerding out about … Continue reading MUSIC MONDAY WITH JIMMY O OF THE STICKY VALENTINES
I know this real cool dude, this Cody Valentine boy right here, and he’s from Oakland’s rock n’ roll power pop band, Sticky Valentines. Now I reallyyyyy dig these dudes so earlier this week, I asked Cody if wanted to contribute a playlist of what he’s been listening to for the Bird Trouble blog’s new Music Mondays chapter. You may remember the old Music Mondays. It was … Continue reading Bird Trouble’s Music Monday with Cody Valentine of the Sticky Valentines
happy day wishes to the woman who gave me life, Dolores or Lola Flores and Sandoval. these are two photos hanging in my room that i see every day. each time i see these photos, i realize how much my mom has been an inspiration to my style as i grow up in to my own woman. i am jealous of her perfect finger nails (to … Continue reading A playlist para día de la madre.
Today, I just let the music roll on my Spotify so I could create a Music Monday playlist for you. It’s ended up being a mixture of my favorite rock and roll from a sort of different generations. Richard Hell, The Saints, The Only Ones, & The Booze anyone? I hope you are ready for some loud music. Enjoy! I ended this playlist with a … Continue reading Music Monday Playlist // Big Brother & The Holding Company, The Only Ones, The Booze & MORE.
I can’t ever get enough of Joe Strummer’s voice. I think you’re mad if you can get over it quickly. I feel like I need to listen to Elgin Avenue Breakdown at least every day now for a week now. I picked this song today because of my sentimental reasoning… you know, I’m a girl, I’m cheesy & all. Or I’m just a little kid … Continue reading Music Monday // Joe Strummer, I want to party with you.
I like to imagine The Rolling Stones playing just for me. That Mick’s words are directed just for me, to get me through the day. I can not even begin to express the craving I get to just go crazy after listening to this album. Is it city living? My craving to go out and go wild. Dancing. Twirling. Wine. Is it the Lagunita’s Suck’s … Continue reading Let the music soothe your soul // Bravely Shouting