Something Light for a Saturday Night: It’s An All Pacific Northwest Weekend!!!

Well, check this out. First, we’ve got Kyle posting Portland, Oregon’s Modest Mouse. Then word’s out that Mikey was groovin’ in the ‘Couv. Hell, I was just a couple hours down the road from the kid as I spent the last couple of days getting some R&R with the family in an unseasonably sunny, warm and non-breezy Seattle.

All the good vibes for the Pacific Northwest carried over onto the football field today as well. The Oregon State Beaver’s put it all together for a big upset over No. 2 Cal.

The only bad vibe came when a gunman murdered a man at the same time and just a mere two blocks from where my wife and I were playing with our kids at Alki Beach.

Now to the tunes. Nothing from the Northwest as my presence alone satisfies that requirement. Any way I’m prepping for a trip to Vegas next weekend (I’ll have big $$$ on the Thursday night game between Rutgers and South Florida) and my selections involve getting myself in the right state of mind for that trip.

First, here’s a big beat from The Go! Team in which they ask the all-important, meaning-of-life question: “Do you wanna rock the house and turn this mother out?” I do and I will.

The tune that I expect to hear in the clubs more than any other will be Kanye’s Stronger (with the great Daft Punk sample):

Finally, here’s a reminder to myself to always be wary of Vegas excess. Sometimes things can go horribly awry in Vegas:

One Response to “Something Light for a Saturday Night: It’s An All Pacific Northwest Weekend!!!”

  1. Next time you are in Seattle let me kow, I just might be in Van…

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