Monday, November 19, 2018
Gary Numan combined his early punk roots with some synthesizer and took on a "Man Who Fell To Earth" persona. Sometimes it sounds like he made the same album 3 or 4 times in a row before evolving into something else. But at 60 years old, he's managed to not become a parody of his early image, nor stagnant musically, which is quite a feat.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
It's fascinating how many Bowie devotees seem to be obsessed with a very narrow portion of his catalog and have created entire careers from a small sliver of influence. Nevertheless, Suede kicked up some good noise, especially on their earlier albums, while their later work has been more melancholy and delicate.