Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Love From London by Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock is one of those “hard to get into but once you’re in you need to collect everything he’s ever done” artists. You need a gateway album to get you hooked, and… Continue reading

Daft Punk Random Access Memories

This is kind of exciting! Daft Punk’s new album has fans and critics alike totally divided, and the conversations are getting heated in a way I haven’t seen in a long, long time.… Continue reading

New Clash Box Set Due In September


The Flaming Lips, “The Terror” Review

“This is, by far, the easiest record we’ve ever made.”—Steven Drozd, April 2013 No shit, Drozd. Really? ‘Cause it sure sounds like it took you guys at least 2 days to put this… Continue reading

RIP Storm Thorgerson

A fairly late tribute to Storm Thorgerson who, in-arguably (no offense to Peter Blake), was the best and most creative album cover designer that ever lived. Known primarily for his Pink Floyd Designs… Continue reading

OMD: English Electric

Late career comebacks don’t come much better than this. You may say that I am biased; citing as evidence my ‘other’ blog entitled 500 Reasons Why The ‘80’s Didn’t Suck, or maybe the… Continue reading

6 Reasons Good Bands Start to Suck: An Illustrated Guide

  Well, it’s inevitably happened — you excitedly play the long-awaited new album by your favorite band and are horrified to find that … They suck now. Betrayal! Contempt! Contempt for the band… Continue reading

Stupid Is…

Most people listen to music like I read outdated magazines in a dentist office. It is a passive thing to most and, just like people who like to eat monkey scrotum (They’re out… Continue reading