Category Archives: Music

From A to D. One is definitely not like the other.

There’s this (new to me) band from Chile, called Astro.  They just released their record Astro in the U.S. at the end of August.  I like ’em a whole lot.  Check out the video for the lead track, “Ciervos.” Watching … Continue reading

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Gnarls in Charge

A few months ago, First Mate started talking about Live From Daryl’s House and how awesome it is.  I don’t know what rock I’ve been under, but that was the first I’d heard of the show, even though it’s been … Continue reading

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Monday Blues

People who work a J-O-B job seem to dislike Mondays.  Poor Monday.  Curlers, on the other hand, place no particular value on any day of the week, since any day is just as likely to be a part of a … Continue reading

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We sing along.

Do you ever listen to a song, and you’re like, OMG, that song is about me! Actually, that doesn’t really happen to me, but, if you can believe it, Matt and Kim wrote a song about me.  I didn’t even … Continue reading

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Hoppy New Year

Last week, we celebrated the end of the tortuous Year of the Tiger and ushered in the Year of the Rabbit.  Hopefully this will be a much luckier and hoppier year for all of us. We got some tulips for … Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Good Times

For a lot of people, today is a special holiday.  For curlers, any day can be a holiday.  Which brings us to the songs I’ve picked for Day 5 of Curl Nation Theme Song Week (ok, so it’s technically Day … Continue reading

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Let’s go get lost.

A curler’s schedule is unpredictable and curlers I sort of resist schedules in general.  (That whole problem with authority thing, even if I set the schedule myself.  I am not a broom!)  So when I set out a schedule of … Continue reading

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I’m throwing off my chains of servitude.

For a lot of curlers, we are curlers simply because, as Beck so wisely puts it, “I ain’t gonna work for no soul suckin’ jerk.” Soul Suckin Jerk – Beck But it’s not exactly a sing-a-long or something you’d whistle … Continue reading

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You get to know things better when they go by slow.

Is there such thing as comfort music? The song I posted yesterday is not it.  Sure it’s a fun tune, but I have no emotional attachment to it.  But today’s pick for Curl Nation Theme Song Week comes from an … Continue reading

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Why so serious?

Curling is all about lightening up a bit and having more fun in your daily life.  And our second entry in Curl Nation Theme Song Week is all about that. You know us curlers, we like to raise our glass … Continue reading

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