Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Shoegazer Sunday: Presents for Sally’s “There’s No Other Place”

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

UK-based Presents for Sally is another St. Marie Records band, and here’s a piece from the Static Waves 4 sampler.

Sunday Shoegazer: Center of the Sun’s “Cease”

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

We last featured Center of the Sun for their cover of Slowdive’s “Machine Gun”, but their only album, Machine Gun (which, ironically, doesn’t contain the Slowdive cover) is well worth picking up, and “Cease” is off that.

Shoegazer Sunday: Blankenberge’s “Feel Alive”

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

For your Sunday dose of Shoegaze, here’s Russia’s Blankenberg with “Feel Alive,” which reminds me a little bit of The Cherry Wave (i.e. a noise floor above which floats the melody).

Joan Jett Covers the Mary Tyler Moore Theme Song

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Mary Tyler Moore, RIP.

In way of remembrance, here’s Joan jett covering the theme to the Mary Tyler Moore Show (“Love is All Around”) live on Letterman.

It was either that or the entirety of the “It May look Like A Walnut” episode of the Dick Van Dyke Show

Shoegazer Sunday: Molly’s “Sun Sun Sun”

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

For your Sunday dose of Shoegaze, enjoy Austria’s Molly with “Sun Sun Sun”:

Shoegazer Sunday: Slowdive’s “Star Roving”

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Slowdive released a new single this week. Is there any doubt what this week’s Shoegaze Sunday offering would be?

You can buy it here.

Shoegazer Sunday: SPOOL’s “Sway, Fadeaway”

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

It’s been too long since we did an obscure Japanese band for our Sunday dose of Shoegaze, so enjoy SPOOL’s “Sway, Fadeaway.”

Shoegazer Sunday: Stellarscope’s “Silent Night”

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Keeping with last week’s Christmas Shoegaze theme, here’s Stellarscope’s “Silent Night,” half the Christmas classic, and half that Husker Du cover of “Eight Miles High.”

Yes Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

So the latest list of Rock and Hall of Fame inductees has been announced, and in addition to recognizing the edgy hard-rock shredding of Joan Baez, they inducted Pearl Jam, Journey, ELO and personal favorite Yes, which I listened to a lot of in high school and college (along with Genesis, Jethro Tull, King Crimson, etc.).

In celebration, here’s “Starship Trooper” accompanied by a montage of eye candy, including some of the Roger Dean variety.

Shoegazer Sunday: Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls “Merry Xmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die)”

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

For a little seasonal cheer, enjoy Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls “Merry Xmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die)”.