Author Archives: Dori Eldridge

Neko Case Flings Me Into Space

Oh, that Voice! That VOICE!! And to hear it in Radio City Music Hall, the pinnacle of good acoustics… it was truly magic. Neko Case and her aggressively-bearded band dazzled and amused with a performance that included a smattering of … Continue reading

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Best of 2012

Confession: I didn’t do a great job of staying on top of new music in 2012. There was a three-month miracle where we had a really good indie radio station in the NYC area but as quickly as it appeared … Continue reading

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Southern Comfort

One of the many awesome songs played on the indie station here in Southern Virginia I grew up in what used to be a small-ish suburb1 called Newport News, tucked between Williamsburg and Norfolk, Virginia. I worked summers at Busch … Continue reading

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Wilde Saturday Watching Top Gear

I’d like to share my perfect Saturday: compiling quotes to use on the backs of my new business cards with Top Gear on in the background. I’m reawakening my never-far-from-the-surface adoration of Oscar Wilde while fantasizing about driving fast cars … Continue reading

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Thank you Baby Jesus, Missy Elliott is back

Something I was afraid I’d never hear again: new Missy Elliott! Check it… Available at midnight tonight on ye olde iTunes. I’m so glad she’s back, hopefully to recalibrate hiphop1. I’m a huge Miss E fan, from her Virginia roots … Continue reading

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