TOP 10 INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS (not in order):

  • 1. Naked City - Naked City
  • 2. Flaming Lips - Yoshimi
  • 3. Don Caballero - What Burns Never Returns
  • 4. Elliott Smith - Figure 8
  • 5. Swans - Holy Money
  • 6. Frank Zappa - Studio Tan
  • 7. The Residents - Commercial Album
  • 8. Mr. Bungle - Mr Bungle
  • 9. Hella - Hold Your Horse Is
  • 10. James Brown & Famous Flames - Live at the Apollo 1962

SONGS 2 BE REPEATED:

  • 1. Earth, Wind & Fire - September
  • 2. The Eagles - Life in the Fast Lane
  • 3. Led Zeppelin - Custard Pie, Dancing Days
  • 4. The Allman Brothers - Jessica
  • 5. Broadcast - Before We Begin
  • 6. Toto - Georgy Peorgy
  • 7. Pink Floyd - Time
  • 8. Pixies - Here Comes Your Man
  • 9. Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
  • 10. Ratatat - Abrasive

STELLAR PERFORMANCES:

  • Allman Brothers - Live at Fillmore East
  • Santana - Soul Sacrifice Woodstock
  • Janis Joplin + BBHC - Woodstock, "Ball and Chain"
  • Harvey Milk - "All the Livelong Day"
  • Ween - Live At THe Cat's Cradle
  • Soft Machine - Live In Paris 1970
  • The Residents - 13th Anniversary Show at Wormwood

FAVORITE VENUES:

The Fox Theater
Bottom of the Hill
Slim's
Great American Music Hall
Bill Graham's Civic Center
The Regency Ballroom
The Echoplex

PLACES TO EAT ON WEST COAST TOUR:

I don't know too many cause I haven't done a west coast tour with my own band yet, but some places I like along the coast are: 

  • 1. In'n'Out, anywhere (LA In'n'Out is best)
  • 2. Burritos in the Mission from almost anywhere, but La Corneta is favorite and cheap
  • 3. Cafe 101 in LA
  • 4. Fosters Freeze
  • 5. Pauline's Pizza
  • 6. Anywhere in Chinatown, Oakland for dim sum, or Garden House

 

FAVORITE VIDS:

  • The Bengals - Walk Like an Egyptian
  • Radiohead - Karma Police
  • Flaming Lips - Are You a Hypnotist?? also Turn It On
  • Flaming Lips + Lightning Bolt - I'm Working At NASA on Acid
  • Ween - I can't put my finger on it
  • Weezer - The Sweater Song
  • Flying Lotus - Mmhmmm
  • Ween - The Stallion pt 2