Nearly 20 years ago I took the plunge and began moving all my music into the digital world, ripping hundreds of CDs to MP3. Years later I did the same to my DVDs and Blu-rays, converting everything to video files in one giant library. So basically I abandoned physical media as much as possible, which... Continue Reading →
That's the only real reason that iTunes would inexplicably obliterate all the carefully-curated playlists I've had over many years. It happens at least once a year, and I've come to conclude that it simply loathes what I force it to play and its only escape is the occasional database seppuku. This time it wasn't just... Continue Reading →
...those couple of months sometime in the mid-90's when the top selling album in America was by chanting Benedictine monks? What the fuck was that??
How's that old song go? "Summertime, and yer granny is greasy..."
I've been listening to some reggae stations lately, and just to satisfy my curiosity I'd like to know the percentage of reggae songs that mention either Babylon or Zion (or both). My completely unscientific prediction: 97.4%.
I have not missed you and your mediocre tunes in the past 20 years. Not for one second... But apparently someone still cares enough to play them on the radio. Just FYI.
Or 1955, for that matter...? Hagee: Rock Music Is 'Satanic Cyanide' And Needs To Be Taken Outside And Burned It may be 2013, but that doesn't mean that Satan has updated his methods of corrupting America's youth, as John Hagee explained in his Sunday sermon this week...
Steve Grand's 'All-American Boy' Becomes A Gay-Themed Country Music Hit On YouTube "All-American Boy" portrays a young gay man who misreads signals from an apparently straight "all-American" male friend. On a day hanging out with the gang, the two guys and a girl take off in a car. She drives, as the guys sit together... Continue Reading →
This new album by Caravan Palace is fucking fantastic: old-timey swing jazzy stuff fused with electronic goodness. Their first album was really impressive, and this one really keeps their hot thing going. "Clash" and "Dramophone" are especially good. It's a steal for $7 on Amazon (14 tracks), a dollar less than iTunes. (I prefer Amazon... Continue Reading →