“Bizness” by the tUnE-yArDs gives me the excitement of hearing new sounds. One of the most amazing things about this music is that it’s largely made by just one person, Merrill Garbus.
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ “Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow” is a vignette of desperation, worry, and isolation. But with a hopeful heart.
Not much information exists on London two-piece Jungle. With no press release, informative website, or record label bio page, they’ve still managed to garner spins on the radio, numerous blog write-ups and club play.
DJ D-Mac & Associates are back with the rinkside beats every Thursday, December 5th thru February 27th, at the skating rink in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art!
Tom Goss wrote the feel good power-pop hometown anthem of the summer: “Bears” What’s not to love about this song and the accompanying topless pool party video?
So, for the Fourth of July Holiday I wanted to pick an “iconic” American song for my Song of the Day. came up with “American Music” by the Violent Femmes
Phoenix make great music but sometimes the original instrumentals feels like they could use a different path, as with this remix of “Trying to be Cool” by Wax Nostalgic.
“The Presence of Your Grace” is taken from The Telescopes’ magnificent second album (released in 1992 on Creation Records) and is a little-heard shoegaze touchstone. Highly recommended.
Thank you Pandora for playing White Town’s“Your Woman”! I had forgotten all about it and it was one of my favorite tunes in 1997 when it came out!
Opening in the UK May 30th, the new Stone Roses documentary, The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, tells the story behind their triumphant 2012 reunion gig at Heaton Park, with plenty of backstory about the band and their rise to the top 1988-1994.