Monthly Archive: September, 2012


Ok, let’s put this to rest one final time. Sandinista! is the best Clash album. No contest, end of story. The lazy criticism of this album is that “somewhere in Sandinista! lurks a… Continue reading

Ben Folds (Five)

I think it’s safe to say I liked Ben Folds immediately. I mean, who starts a song about getting even with school bullies with “September ’75, I was 47″ high”, anyway (One Angry… Continue reading

Reason # 500 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck

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Madness To Release New Album (Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da) October 30th

DAMN! Now I’ll have to change my “Best Of 2012” list again…

500 Reasons Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck

OK all you children of the ’80’s, this here little blog-o-mine is splitting into two. Over the last 5 years or so I have posted a ton of missives on the music of… Continue reading

IPOD Roulette

Haven’t done this for a while. Haven’t been playing my iPod in a while, truth be told. Goin’ “old school”, you know. But I’ve recently found some ‘me time’  whereby I’ve chosen to… Continue reading

The Wonder Stuff

It was 1989, ’90 or ’91 when I first heard the Wonder Stuff song Circlesquare. Probably ’90, but I can’t be sure. Anyway, that song remains one of the high points of music… Continue reading

Fleetwood Mac: TUSK

I think it’s fair to say that the general music snob community is far enough removed from the ubiquity that was Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours that we can all appreciate the genius that was/is… Continue reading

Phish Phood

Jeeze, Old Nazz over at Bleedin’ Out continues to get raked over the coals for a post he did on Phish 3 effing years ago! If you’ve read Bleedin’ Out for any length… Continue reading

The 5 Worst One-Hit Wonders Of The 1980’s

Jack Wagner: All I Need Don Johnson: Heartbeat Buckner and Garcia: Pac-Man Fever Joey Scarboro: Believe It Or Not (Greatest American Hero Theme) Taco: Puttin On The Ritz