Story archives - tag: "music"


He left the band because he couldn't stop writing songs about me even after we broke up, and it got too weird for me to keep playing violin to them like they were about some other girl.

tags: band relationships bandmates sad breakup music songs violin vocalist [add]

2013-07-09 18:56:30 / Rating: 253.75 /


Don't invite the object of your affection to your experimental music concert, spill beer on her at intermission, and expect her to stay until the end.

tags: Experimental music beer fail [add]

2013-04-09 18:54:45 / Rating: 268.5 /


I just read a One Sentence from 2007 about someone who apparently sang an E sharp, and I just need to point out that this is extremely idiotic because not only is E sharp actually F, but E sharp also first appears in the key of F sharp, and it would save a lot of time to say the song is just in G flat.

tags: music redundancy e sharp meta [add]

2011-08-04 10:57:51 / Rating: 435 /

Not a Smooth Operator

When she popped in the Al Green CD I assumed she was giving me the green light, but after I kissed her she broke the news that she had a boyfriend.

tags: failure humor miscommunication music [add]

2011-04-12 09:01:19 / Rating: 498.5 /


I thought the world had ended when my newly repaired computer returned without my music library.

tags: music computer [add]

2011-03-28 19:13:03 / Rating: 489.25 /


We call each other soulmates and yet we still can't agree on how much Radiohead sucks.

tags: music relationships soulmates [add]

2010-12-07 09:43:43 / Rating: 677 /

Jacque Lynn Schiller, summer, 2010

Darling Nikki was probably not the best song choice for family karaoke, Christmas, 1984.

tags: childhood humor music prince sex [add]

2010-09-09 08:25:06 / Rating: 533 /


I finally offered my lyrics to the guy in the school metal band a day after they disbanded.

tags: disappointment music [add]

2010-08-31 12:11:04 / Rating: 286.25 /

I'm the guy from the blog

While waiting for a local gig to start, a stranger came up to me to say that he'd seen a photo of me on my blog that day.

tags: music concert guy strange random blog [add]

2010-05-24 15:26:07 / Rating: 405.25 /


Mom unknowingly ate the mushroom chocolates I left in the fridge after the music festival.

tags: humor music festival parents trip [add]

2009-10-12 12:03:22 / Rating: 623.75 /


He has a playlist inspired by him titled "Scum."

tags: boys music [add]

2009-09-22 13:09:47 / Rating: 355 /


Yesterday, at my ripe old age of 43, my young son had to explain to me that the band was spelled and named "The Beatles" due to a music beat and not "The Beetles" after a bug.

tags: music children middle age [add]

2009-07-17 10:58:46 / Rating: 432 /


I wondered why someone would want with one extra drumstick, then realized "buy two get one free" probably refers to pairs.

tags: music drums drumsticks musicians realiszation free deal shoping sale [add]

2009-06-10 11:04:53 / Rating: 387 /


After saying "I am missing my G-string" out loud, I realized that nobody knew I was talking about my guitar.

tags: humor music guitar [add]

2009-05-20 14:50:55 / Rating: 839 /


Until that afternoon, I never realized how many songs I had with your name in them.

tags: break-up first girlfriend music [add]

2009-04-08 16:16:54 / Rating: 590 /


We were going to stay up all night recording experimental music on his computer like John and Yoko, but then his mom came in and told us it was time for him to go to bed.

tags: music friend fun humor disappointment [add]

2008-05-21 09:36:07 / Rating: 715 /


As a 31-year-old white male in 2008, I finally grasp the political truth in that Public Enemy cassette I rocked in 1992.

tags: politics society truth hip-hop Public Enemy music [add]

2008-04-25 10:22:16 / Rating: 630 /


My distaste for hip-hop music had always been clear, but now, as I watched the rapper rap and the DJ spin, I stood in awe at their obvious talent and I wasn't so sure about myself anymore.

tags: hip-hop music reflection [add]

2008-03-26 13:32:20 / Rating: 565.25 /


I asked her to tell me what the song meant, but a few weeks later she showed me.

tags: music song breakup love [add]

2008-03-19 10:03:28 / Rating: 669.75 /


After spending hours searching the internet for information on a band, I stopped liking them the second I discovered they were an alternative Christian group.

tags: music Christian [add]

2008-01-22 18:15:09 / Rating: 544.5 /


As his favorite song played on my mp3 player, I realized why he tried to kill himself.

tags: suicide love music [add]

2007-12-13 13:11:37 / Rating: 711.75 /

jroz b.l.

My friends made me listen to metal music, in hopes of making me hardcore.

tags: music metal friends [add]

2007-12-07 14:57:56 / Rating: 520.75 /


Each time one of my best girl friends calls with news that they are engaged I automatically play "Another One Bites the Dust," in my head though I feign excitement and tears for them.

tags: marriages best friends music humor [add]

2007-12-06 12:17:58 / Rating: 641.5 /


I deliberately listen to songs I loved freshman year to bring myself down.

tags: music high school [add]

2007-10-29 10:12:47 / Rating: 684.75 /


Even after I told him I never wanted to speak to him again, he still thought it was important to let me know about the new Radiohead album.

tags: relationships radiohead music excitement [add]

2007-10-02 15:44:00 / Rating: 642.25 /


If it weren't for all the songs about suicide, I wouldn't be here.

tags: music suicide adam's song [add]

2007-09-27 12:31:50 / Rating: 671.5 /


Upon entering practice room 158 this morning to find a large penis scratched into the wood of the piano, I realized once again that college boys never do grow up.

tags: college music piano childhood penis sex [add]

2007-09-18 13:11:33 / Rating: 827.25 /

This is me

Much like the song written by "Garbage," I am always happy when it rains.

tags: rain life happiness music [add]

2007-08-21 09:58:37 / Rating: 652.75 /


He's dead, he's been dead 30 years, he will stay dead, deal with it and move on.

tags: elvis dead death music [add]

2007-08-19 21:37:00 / Rating: 697 /


I stopped listening to Family Force 5 after I realized they were a Christian band.

tags: music Christian metal Family Force 5 religion [add]

2007-07-27 09:30:42 / Rating: 638.75 /


I was in the frozen food section when his favorite song came on the radio and I had to sit down to cry.

tags: regrets past sad grocery store mr. brightside music childhood memories [add]

2007-07-11 13:02:21 / Rating: 834.75 /

The guy wearing the bowler hat

When sharing music becomes foreplay, you know you have something beautiful.

tags: music [add]

2007-07-10 14:23:05 / Rating: 716.75 /

Dr Zinn

I told her that John Mellencamp had ruined my life, and when she revealed that he had ruined hers too, I got the kind of goosebumps that let you know your life is about to become more interesting.

tags: music John Cougar kismet [add]

2007-07-03 17:11:21 / Rating: 485.75 /


I knew it was going to be a long ride home when he put 'Nothing Else Matters' in repeat mode on the car stereo.

tags: Metallica music car [add]

2007-07-02 14:33:02 / Rating: 558.75 /


On the day I miscarried, I drove to a job interview, and when the Misfits came on the radio, I wondered if I'd still be able to listen to songs about killing babies after I'd lost my own.

tags: loss miscarriage punk rock music job interview [add]

2007-06-22 10:47:36 / Rating: 792.25 /


By learning all the lyrics to Johnny Cash's "I've Been Everywhere" in less than 5 days I completed my 2007 New Year resolution.

tags: Johnny Cash New Year resolution music [add]

2007-06-22 10:36:50 / Rating: 474.25 /

Alleged Actor CJ

Today, while listening to my iPod, I learned that my taste in music sucks.

tags: music iPod [add]

2007-06-21 10:34:17 / Rating: 522 /


The work week seems to be a repeating blip that echoes a nasty scratch on the record of life.

tags: work life depression money time week weekend loneliness lonely sad music scratch skip world economy social crisis freedom [add]

2007-02-12 12:32:42 / Rating: 1005.5 /

Dj Detonator

A mix of anxiety and euphoria exploded within me the moment I placed the needle on the record.

tags: music [add]

2007-01-24 17:52:57 / Rating: 451.25 /

stella stink

"Punk is dead," zero said.

tags: punk music [add]

2007-01-09 11:34:10 / Rating: 422.25 /


I didn't realize my house was on fire until a complete stranger opened the front door and I thought to myself over the high-bass classic rock, "Is someone downstairs cooking waffles?"

tags: fire music smells waffles strangers house [add]

2006-10-19 00:32:13 / Rating: 743.5 /


Wiping the dust from my CD's, the ones we never listened to throughout our marriage, I was suddenly struck by the harsh realization that this silence was not his failure, but mine.

tags: music relationships divorce revelations self failing [add]

2006-09-04 18:30:14 / Rating: 705.75 /


My friend Bob loved his vinyl records so much that he used to obsess about which ones to save if his house caught fire but when it actually happened he chose his girlfriend instead.

tags: music fire love good decisions [add]

2006-09-02 19:10:40 / Rating: 3849 /


Walking out of the club after the memorial concert for a man who was supposed to perform that night, snow fell quietly to the sidewalk.

tags: music snow new york hip-hop [add]

2006-08-31 18:00:52 / Rating: 615.75 /


A legend sang at my wedding.

tags: music wedding [add]

2006-08-31 18:00:26 / Rating: 536.5 /