Okay, okay so I’ve fallen off the wagon .. .again. No, I haven’t caved in on my plan for an … Continue reading … Naked
Just a quick one. Making a comment on Boppins blog the other day, after he bullied me into buying my … Continue reading Oops, 104 Times
I can’t explain why I need to be free But if you need to be naked that’s alright by me … Continue reading R.A.R.E.P.U.L.P
Okay boys and girls, I’m done with playing nice here. I have previously extolled the virtues of MFC Chicken Music … Continue reading MFC Solid!
Not enough people know Credit To The Nation Call It What You Want, I just love it. Okay, so it has … Continue reading Smells Like What You Want
Let’s kick it 1955 style and get down with Louis and Bebe Barron on Altair 4 and their Tonalities – … Continue reading Robby Arranges Flowers, Zaps Monkey
Here’s a real blast from the past, possibly where it all began for me. I grew up in a household … Continue reading Huffa-Puffa Sounds
Waste no time! They are approaching. Hurry now, we must protect ourselves and find some shelter Strike by night! They … Continue reading Herbicidal Battering
Now I’m not entirely clear precisely what the Isaac Hayes Movement is, but I would suggest that it probably involves … Continue reading The More You Wiggle …
What do you get if you combine the talents of a Canadian, a Brazilian, a Mancunian, a Czech Jewish Indian … Continue reading Love Is Gonna …
I love South African jazz pianist / band leader Dollar Brand, he was a big favourite of my father’s and … Continue reading Jazz Sand
It is an interesting experience going back and listening to my older records, most of the time my views on ones … Continue reading Standing On The Corner, Suitcase In My Hand
Ever seen the film River’s Edge? I caught it once by accident when I was about 19 and it really … Continue reading She Had It Coming, Man!
To my eternal shame I don’t speak a word of German other than small bits I’ve picked up from war … Continue reading Hände Hoch Knackig Ohrwurm !
Form following content (or vice versa) here’s a short quick one about a short quick record, Beastie Boys Aglio e … Continue reading Aglio e Olio
I’m a bit of a traditionalist fundamentalist sixtiesist when it comes to Bob Dylan’s output, I think he took a … Continue reading Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan? Bob Dylan!
Here’s an interesting one*, I got into Lou Reed at university big time; I thought he was the living embodiment of … Continue reading Lou York
It’s dirty, it’s a pity And time ain’t exactly on our side There you go job done, that’s Four Horsemen … Continue reading It’s Dirty, It’s A Pity
As long-time readers will know I’m just a complete sucker for Fu Manchu and that So-Cal stoner sound, like the … Continue reading Module Overload
Now here’s an ugly duckling if I ever heard one; Nirvana Bleach. Nope I didn’t pick up on this until … Continue reading No Recess!
Here’s one I’ve not owned for very long but I wanted to get hold of for years. The Godz from … Continue reading Stoned To The Bone, Hot And Sweaty
One TV clip I’ve seen a million times (although it must have been solely on documentaries etc. since I was … Continue reading Meaningless German Robo-Drivel
Gay, gay, gay, gay, gay. There aren’t many short words I can think of which bear the weight of so many … Continue reading Sex Goblin
Anger burns inside of me Give me a war to fight I’m feelin’ cold, feelin’ restless Out on the streets … Continue reading Anger Burns
A newer one today, Black Spiders Sons of the North, from 2011. A new band hailing from Sheffield, a city … Continue reading Stay Down
Spare a thought for the straight man*, people. The competent foil in the best comedy acts who gets none of … Continue reading Atomic Trouser Arouser
I blew the chance to see Ween at Leeds Duchess of York* when I was at university, a far hipper … Continue reading Ween We Were Kings
I like Alice Cooper a lot. Like every other similarly-minded rocker I loved the early LPs when the name referred … Continue reading Not Trash
I’ve just spent three days away in the Lake District camping with family, with all the usual laughing, walking, eating, playing … Continue reading Greatest Greatest Hits
True story. Sometimes three at a time. Yeah, that’s how Rock and roll I am. Oh yes, metal to the … Continue reading I Make Love to Mountain Lions