Archive for March, 2007

“I’m dying to be a musician” by Cary Tennis

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Here’s a good article by Cary Tennis: “I’m dying to be a musician”.

And while we’re on the subject of punk: “Death and glory” and “Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer”.

The Defeat of the Dog: Salisbury Plain

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Every 1000 years, all the abandoned, forsaken, and neglected dogs in the world meet at Salisbury Plain and lift their inarticulate, damaged voices in song to praise their God. This isn’t the song they sing, but what I imagine it might sound like.

Click here to listen to “Salisbury Plain”

My Definitive (more or less) Missing 10

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

My choice of the top 10 albums that weren’t included on the HOF/NARM list:

  • McCartney, Paul McCartney
  • The Forgotten Arm, Aimee Mann
  • Tim, the Replacements
  • East Side Story, Squeeze
  • Get Happy!!, Elvis Costello and the Attractions
  • Sandinista!, the Clash
  • Hard Rain, Bob Dylan
  • Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen
  • Jesus of Cool, Nick Lowe
  • A Ghost is Born, Wilco

Car questions

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

I’m tired of all this car stuff. Check this out and heed the warnings: