Monday, February 6, 2023

Air to kick off U.S. tour in Miami

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Air has announced their U.S. tour, their first in a long while, and it kicks off in Miami Beach, which is a definite first appearance...

Jonsi (of Sigur Ros) gets poppy

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So it has been a while, I know, but without further excuses (or, better yet, none at all), I’m real excited by Jonsi’s (vocalist and...

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s appreciation of “Surfin’ Bird”

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On NPR last night I happened to catch “Weird Al” Yankovic espousing on the rock ‘n’ roll merits of the 1964 hit “Surfin’ Bird” by...

In anticipation of new Vampire Weekend album…

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Vampire Weekend have a new video. This time for the second promotable track from their upcoming full-length Contra (due out Jan. 12). Watch it here: Their...

Jean-Hervé Péron of Faust explains origin of “Krautrock”

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After a brief discussion in my Faust review with a member of the Faust-Pages mailing list regarding the origin of the opening cut of...

David Bowie’s Space Oddity gets 40th Anniversary vinyl reissue

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Since David Bowie is my unequivocal favorite recording artist, I was excited to have received a promo copy of the 40th Anniversary pressing of...

Ribfest featuring Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

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My stomach is growling just thinking about this show at Ribfest featuring Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Yes, lots of award-winning ribs to be...

Before Lady Gaga There Was Peaches

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Peaches could be considered the queen of the Electro Clash scene of the late 90s/early 00s. Her raunchy disco meets industrial style shames Lady...

Aurally de-flowered by Faust: A review of Faust IV LP reissue

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I never gave Faust a proper chance, and hearing Faust IV all the way through on high quality vinyl from Capitol/EMI’s “From the Capitol...

Tracks on Wolfmother’s Cosmic Egg vinyl out of order

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I just got Wolfmother's Cosmic Egg on vinyl and all the tracks are out of order! It seems the songs listed on the vinyl do not...