“I don’t wanna have to get a real job, I wanna go on tour, and I’m cool with being broke if that’s what it means or work freelance in-between or doing whatever. I just wanna play.” – Ralph Nicasto - Boxed Wine
There aren’t many bands I want bigger things to happen for than Boxed Wine.They are super positive dudes who have spent the last fifteen months, day-in and day-out, putting in tireless work to make music that they seem to thoroughly dig playing, and they do it with complete awareness of the current mindset towards the genre they loosely fit into. Continue reading →
It’s hard to believe but it’s been over two years since HCK!’s first offering. We’ve come a long way, the growth is apparent, looking back at those first posts is a rad experience realizing just how tangible of a difference between then and now there is and how many people have helped to make this one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. This also marks the 100th post for HCK! making today’s mix all that more important for me to get right. Continue reading →
Took a bit more time piecing together this weeks mix, I went on a thirty gig downloading spree which crashed my external, things are good and getting better. Hope you find this collective rad, if not, well I hear Right Said Fred are working on a new album. Continue reading →
My original plan was to put up twelve songs worthy of a Valentine’s Mix … I have narrowed it down to 32, hope you dig and hopefully there’s someone in your life worth sharing these with, if not check back on HCK! in a few hours, there is another mix on the way for you and I to share. Continue reading →
So via Facebook I’m reminded that it is in fact winter and that most of the country has a condemning hatred for it… it’s currently 76 in Austin.
Regardless of the temperature, I find this time of year once again bringing on those same low feelings that persuade the type of music I get into and what sort of escape/realization I hope to find in it.
In case you missed 2011′s original Winterishly Trapped mixtape you can check it out here.