Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Another One Bites The Dust

Oh crap. Yet another of my favorite private music blogs is coming to an end. 3 Minutes, 49 Seconds is going off the air after 10 years of service to our little community.… Continue reading

Late To The Party: Saint Etienne

As I was browsing through the racks at my local record store (local=35 miles away) I happened upon a very inexpensive deluxe edition of Saint Etienne’s Foxbase Alpha. I have heard a few… Continue reading


Just when I think I’ve heard all I ever wanted to hear from a band under the umbrella of the Elephant 6 Recording Company/ Collective a band like Beulah comes around and smacks… Continue reading

Is It Man, Or Astro-Man?!?

I arrived to  Man Or Astro-Man? 30 years too late, I’m afraid. Back in my late teens I would have eaten this stuff up! The Dick Dale guitar attack, the punky rhythm section… Continue reading

Cassette Store Day 2013? You Bet Your A$$!

BBC4 contributor and music blogger extraordinaire over at Every Record Tells A Story informs me that there is actually going to be a Cassette Store Day 2013!! And 2 cassette tape graphics in… Continue reading

35 Music Experiences You Never Thought You’d Miss But You Do

Thanks to my friend David Tayler for this link. Here’s #35 to whet yer whistle! CLICK HERE

Pet Shop Boys, Electric

For me, there’s just something so very comforting about the music of The Pet Shop Boys and, in particular, Neil Tennant’s voice. It’s like a brandy in front of a fireplace on a… Continue reading


Because XTC will be releasing the Steven Wilson remaster of Nonsuch soon I thought I’d resurrect an old post in the hopes it may inspire some newbies to invest in the back catalog… Continue reading

And Yet MORE Awful Album Covers…

A taste…FROM POPDOSE…CLICK HERE AFTER YOU READ THE ONE BELOW TO SEE THE WHOLE TERRIBLE, BUT VERY FUNNY, LIST OF 20 I tried to stay away from making fun of covers that basically… Continue reading

Cotton Mather: Kontiki

This one falls under the Great Forgotten Album category. Its a little record that was released in 1997 by a Beatles indebted band called Cotton Mather. Fronted by singer/chief songwriter, the aptly named… Continue reading