Friday, September 27, 2019
Picking a Replacements album post-Bob Stinson is probably sacrilege to many hardcore Mats fans, but "Pleased To Meet Me" is my favorite. From the opening rocker "I.O.U." to the alternative radio classic "Alex Chilton," this is just a solid album all the way through. Funny how so much music that topped the College Rock charts back in the day featured high school drop-outs.
Friday, September 20, 2019
One of the most influential groups of all time. I can't even imagine listening to their Autobahn album in 1974. While Tangerine Dream was also making pioneering electronic music at the same time, Kraftwerk gave a face to their music - a futuristic, robotic appearance that would be adopted by Gary Numan, Devo, Depeche Mode, Bowie and is still used by today's pop stars.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Monday, September 9, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Steve Kilbey has been incredibly prolific over his career. He has more albums solo or with a collaborator than with main band, The Church. And unlike so many other artists who are prolific only because they don't seem to have a filter, Kilbey's work is incredibly consistent.