Where were you at 11:11:11 on 11/11/11?

People will no doubt be asking you that in years to come, so I suggest making a mental note of it now. I was having a nice chat about music with my physical therapist. (I'm getting cured of the weird affliction known as "frozen shoulder".) It's always fun to discover someone who likes the same music. Thumbs up: Arcade Fire, Wilco, Fleet Foxes, Decemberists, Kanye West, Jay-Z, and (yes) Coldplay. Not so sure: Animal Collective. What/huh?: Lady Gaga. Recommendation from him: Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. And also: Hearts and Minds.

Thank god for my teenage children, nieces, and nephews, or I'd be listening to Neil Young and Joni Mitchell full-time. Not that that would be such a bad thing! In honor of the date, let's have a great song--


Aeolus said...

The Date that Most Resembles Corduroy. My daughter phoned me a few minutes before and told me to be sure to make a wish when the moment came. So that's what I did.

Michael Fisher said...

add these rockers to your thumbs up Jean

I was preparing a new batch of home made wine while eating a cheese'n'pickle sandwich

i guess blues & rock might have been off the menu today if the axis had been a bit more astute in their war mongering

Michael Fisher said...



Russell Blackford said...

I was sitting right here at this computer. I need to get out more.

Wayne said...

I'm not sure where I was 11/11/11 at 11:11. I think I was asleep though. Actually I'm almost positive I was.

But just to post some music I enjoy:
Modest mouse (everything after good news for people who love bad news)

Amanda Palmer/The Dresden Dolls She's really amazing.

Muse-- Pretty much anything they've done, but their album Absolution is particularly good.

I realize that Muse and Modest Mouse might just be a lot of loud noise to someone with your tastes though.

Jean Kazez said...

Courtesy of kids, there is a lot of Modest Mouse in our itunes library. I'll give it a try. I like noise up to a point--Wilco is a brilliant user of noise. Thanks for all the suggestions. I tend to get stuck on things I like (100 replays of Art of Almost for example) so it's good to have new possibilities.