Sonic Highways

Having finished watching the whole season, I’ll say it again. If you love music this HBO series by Dave Grohl is an absolute must see.

Adventures in Date Night

sonic-highwaysHave you guys been watching the HBO series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways?  It’s an 8-part documentary series by Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters (and Nirvana, she said unnecessarily) which he describes as “a love letter to the history of American music.”

The premise is this: The Foos travel to eight different American cities, get together with musicians representative of that region, and ultimately collaborate to write and record a new song at one of that city’s signature recording studios.  The end of each episode premieres the song from that city.  All the songs will comprise the Foo Fighters’ new album, Sonic Highways.

Last night, we watched the episode from Nashville that we DVRd Friday night.  I was particularly interested in this episode since I grew up in Tennessee and have been to Nashville on numerous occasions.  It’s only as an adult that I have developed a deep…

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