Over the years I’ve come to a realization – some of my favorite songs have really stupid lyrics, and some of my favorite lyrics are in songs I’m not a big fan […]
Great moments in the history of traditional family values: Rush Limbaugh weds, Elton John sings for his supper
So, Rush Limbaugh just got married. Congrats, Rush – we wish you well. We wanted to note this momentous occasion because, as you know, Rush is a big proponent of family values, […]
Nota Bene #106: [no title due to budget cuts]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?
The Best CDs of 2009, pt. 3: the Super-Platinum LPs
In Part 1 we noted that 2009 had produced some really good music. In Part 2 we explained that the past year had given us some really great music. Today, though, we […]
TunesDay: Go West, young man
You may not have heard of Adam Marsland. You may not have heard of his former band, Cockeyed Ghost. But as we’ve tried to demonstrate, time and time again, that doesn’t necessarily […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Elton John pod
Results: In the Hollywood Bowl region, Blues Traveler jumped out to an early lead. However, The Ramones maintained a steady pace and pulled away to win easily. The numbers: #5 The Ramones […]
TunesDay: what's in your collection?
There are all kinds of fun arguments to be had over which band is best or whether one’s taste is critically defensible (*cough*Brian used to listen to Madonna and Gloria Estefan*cough*) and, […]
TunesDay: Name those bands – and the winner is….
The results of last week’s Name Those Bands contest are in. In first place we have … a disqualification, sorta. Our friend Ubertramp logged in with an impressive 47 of 53. Seriously, […]
TunesDay: daylight kissing night
My old friend Adam Marsland has just released Daylight Kissing Night: Adam Marsland’s Greatest Hits, a greatest hits collection that draws from the best of both his solo and Cockeyed Ghost efforts, […]