Monthly Archive: July, 2010

“Oasis Will Never Reunite”, says Noel Gallagher

Yet another rant from guest blogger Cousin Dupree… In a recent article in the NME, Noel Gallagher states that Oasis will not reform unless he’s broke, which he says will be…never. Oh, God… Continue reading

Clove Smokers: A Guest Editorial

I’m taking a break for a few days and Cousin Dupree is going to take over the keyboard. He’s a bit of an A-Hole, and I’m taking a bit of a risk here… Continue reading

Mercury Rev: A Long, Strange Trip

Psychedelic, pastoral, weird, noisy, emotionally charged, progressive, regressive, roots, dance, bizarre Americana, spacey, tuneful, symphonic, trippy, epic, theatrical, playful, ethereal, paranoid, heartfelt and corny. Mercury Rev. They were kicked off Lolapalooza for being… Continue reading

Summer Tunes!!

It’s time for Summer music! More up-tempo guitar based songs in the morning, lazy acoustic strumming in the afternoon and sedate electronic noodling-type stuff in the evenings is usually my menu for these… Continue reading

Punk Rock’s Greatest Hits!

“Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Rooted in garage rock and other forms of what is now… Continue reading

Overlooked Gems

Sunday. House cleaned, 98 degrees outside, girls busy with whatever, big ‘ol frosty Margarita in my hand…time for some tunes. Put the iPod on shuffle mode. 13,575 songs; some terrible, some magnificent, some… Continue reading

Galactus, File Sharing and The Pina Colada Song

Just what the hell is Galactus, devourer of worlds, doing on a CAN album cover? *************** Is it just me, or are some of the cheesiest songs ever put to vinyl making a… Continue reading

Live Aid

Has it really been 25 years? “Whereas the UK leg opened with a performance by the much-loved Status Quo (or, strictly speaking, the band of the Coldstream Guards), one of the opening acts… Continue reading

Record Review: “Acolyte” By Delphic

Delphic’s debut album Alcolyte is a faceless, tuneless wreck of an album. All image, no substance and is, of course, being hailed by the British music corps as a masterpiece. “Best album Of… Continue reading

“Nice Weather For Ducks”, or “Chill Out Children”

“Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream, It is not dying, it is not dying Lay down all thoughts, surrender to the void, It is shining, it is shining.”-Tomorrow Never Knows As… Continue reading