Music with umpf
I have always dreamed of being in a band like The Gories. In fact, I have to say that they are one of my beau ideal bands through and through. Hands down. There But for the Grace of God Go I
Lincoln Center Out of Doors Summer concerts →
Oh, how I love all these free Summer concerts in the city!
Fuck Rock and Roll (I’d Rather Read a Book).– Richard Hell
The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making...– Kurt Vonnegut
He's not miserable now: Johnny Marr's stolen... →
Had I being the one who stole it, I would’ve kept this baby forever. That’s no lie.
SONG OF THE DAY: Aftermath by The Cowboys...
Eamonn McCabe unearths his previously unseen... →
Historic video footage of The Rolling Stones nightmarish Altamont concert in 1969.
We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don’t...– John Waters
They say you can’t go home again, but maybe... →
Neil Young revisits his fictional town of Greendale, now in the form of a graphic novel and is once again ahead of the curve.
Lately I have been wondering where all my money went. The answer, it appears,...– (this post was reblogged from jonathanbogart who in turn reblogged from whatwillsuffice)
Even the greatest stars: A timeless classic
This is a posting covering distinct versions of the amazing song “Hall of Mirrors” written by Kraftwerk and released on their highly influential album Trans-Europe Express in 1977. Here is the original Kraftwerk’s version from the record. And here, a rousing rendition by Siouxsie & The Banshees.
I’m not sure what happiness means But I look in your eyes And I know...– Morrissey The Smiths’ underrated classic “Jean”.
Billy Corgan collapses during concert in Tampa, FL →
One should stick only to slow acoustic songs at a certain age, don’t ya think Billy?
So sick of you tonight: Dramarama's Cinéma Vérité
I’ve been listening to Dramarama’s surprisingly good album “Cinéma Vérité” lately. Released in 1985 (oh, my), their work on this record is an amalgam of styles, but the end result is strikingly astute and concise. Check out one of the best songs from that LP below: Anything, Anything (I’ll Give You)
The Cowboys International
In the same class as any of the great post-punk bands - but not as lucky to become popular enough - The Cowboys International made a haunting pop-experimental sound worth recognition and praise. Their first album ‘The Original Sin’ is a sterling classic, inexcusably overlooked. The Cowboys International - The Original Sin, 1979