Monday, November 19, 2018

Gary Numan

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.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Waterboys

Long-running Irish rock band led by Scotsman Mike Scott.