Monthly Archive: June, 2012

More Than Just “Itchycoo Park”

There are certain ‘historically important’ bands from the 1960’s I have never really listened to. A few singles maybe, but not much else. The Pretty Things, the 13th Floor Elevators, The Monks, Moby… Continue reading

“What If”…album covers from an alternate universe

If these don’t make you chuckle, well, you’re dead my friends. Some are pretty subtle, so look hard. FOR THE FULL LIST, CLICK HERE

Why I Hate U2

I can remember a day when, sometime late in 1983, I thought U2 were the bomb. WAR had just been released and it sounded amazing. One of my favorite bands around that time,… Continue reading

“My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair…But Now They’re Content To Wear Stars”

Definition of a ‘ponce‘: “A posh, effeminate person; one who prances about; a silly, self important individual; one who wears frills and pantaloons; “eyeliner boys”; modern day minstrels; unicorn fanciers.” I am, of… Continue reading

Chuck Heston Goes To The Planet Of The Raves

“Typical Hipster Garbage!”

E’s Note: If you only read one thing on this post, read the UPDATE near the middle, which is a response from musician and founding member of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, David… Continue reading

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“Exsqueeze me?”

As you are no doubt painfully aware, I don’t cotton to “Greatest Hits” packages much. It’s not a rule, and there are exceptions, like this one… SQUEEZE Singles 45’s and Under ORIGINAL RELEASE… Continue reading

Evolution?

What were you listening to when you were 5? 10? 15? 20? 25? 30? 35? 40? 45? 50? I asked myself this question the other day ’cause I was bored and needed something… Continue reading

Old Friends/New Light

Man, I’m really digging music this year! The new releases are way above average so far and I’ve rediscovered some classic gems that have been languishing away in my library, some for well… Continue reading