From Seattle last weekend’s TTT to London this Sunday! This English label does have a few of my fave artists on it over the years so it’s totally no brainier for me. Am I today calling it the U.K. best … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: 4AD
Let’s totally change things up for my TTT posts right now! Going to start this Sunday doing my ten fave songs as released by a selected record label each weekend for a little while, OK? Beginning with one of most … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Sub Pop
OK, here’s a post for all the movie buffs out there! Or if you need something to watch this weekend? Or whenever you see this? Actually I think, I started to put this list together a very longtime ago kind-of … Continue reading Great Watching: Top 30 Aussie Films
Almost everyone on earth has seen the movie by now? So finally I’ll blog post them in my little own TTT blog posts this Sunday, if need reminding they’re not the highest selling singles or anything like that? Just my … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Queen
I better scream SPOILERS! If you’ve not seen the film or even read the novel for that matter? So to start with, some pretty great horror movies have been made lately but with this one now called IT Chapter One … Continue reading Soundtrack Songs: IT Chapter One (2017)
So it’s a extra amazing blog post list today! Over on Content Catnip blog or is it just a real website now? At the end of last month, she put together her list of favourite songs of all time by female … Continue reading Playlist: My Fave Songs of all-time by Female Artists
So I’m kind-of following last weekend’s TTT post. She’s a great visual artist and also then wicked experimental muso! Who did married some white bloke from England who’s pretty well-known for some band but let’s try today too kind-of forgotten … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Yoko Ono
I’m going to ended this month of June with my Marianne Faithfull TTT post today. I think everyone must know who she is, by now? But let’s try a forgotten about her well-known boyfriend of the 60’s which I don’t … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Marianne Faithfull
OK, it’s back to back book posts yesterday and today, finally at almost the end of this month it’s my little write-up today which is simply a book about another great 80’s Aussie band which I’ve just finished but was published … Continue reading Great Reading: Grant & I: Inside and Outside The Go-Betweens By Robert Forster
OK, after saying I was going to blog about this book earlier this month, here’s my little bit about it now. It’s about the great 80’s Aussie band The Triffids and singer-songwriter David McComb. It’s book I recently read they … Continue reading Great Reading: Save What You Can: The Day of The Triffids by Bleddyn Butcher
So it’s even more Aussie 80’s music for this Sunday and making it back to back this and last weekend! I just did finish reading Robert Forster’s wicked book about them called Grant & I which I should post a … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: The Go-Betweens
Well, I did post on Friday David McComb singer-songwriter of The Triffids’ fave songs and albums. So it’s a no brainier, I’m picking my own fave of his song this Sunday. I don’t know if you know them or know … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: The Triffids
Clyde McPhatter – A Lover’s Question (1958) Laura Nyro – Sweet Blindness (1968) Al Green – Beware (1973) Kraftwerk – Ohm Sweet Ohm (1975) Van Morrison – T.B. Sheets (1967) Dave McComb of The Triffids wrote out endless lists of stuff … Continue reading Playlist: The Triffids’ Dave McComb Favorite Songs & Albums
So here’s Friday’s art blog gallery and just like earlier this week doing a second follow-up post on one of my fave artists already featured here on this blog but way back a few months so it’s forever ago. You … Continue reading Great Art: Martin Kippenberger’s paintings of 1983-4
I guess, you could really included his films/TV shows as great art? But I’m going to be looking at his visual art and starting with a few of his photograph art about the theme of animals or well, dead animals … Continue reading Great Art: David Lynch’s Animal art of late-70’s & 80’s
OK, I’m getting dark and gloomy today because I guess all paintings can’t be bright and colorful as my last two and three art posts but pouring molted lead onto paintings/artworks isn’t going to help. Lead pretty much only comes … Continue reading Great Art: Anselm Kiefer’s Lead Paintings of the mid-80’s
I did say pop stars for a couple of weeks’ top ten tracks blog posts and Prince off course would be my number one pop star of all-time ever! He’s way more funky than most of them and some here … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Prince
So Burroughs was really an author and writer but he did do some bloody great paintings with his shotgun, yeah a shotgun! After my art blog post the other day so just to prove art or that’s abstract art can do … Continue reading Great Art: William S. Burroughs’ Shotgun Paintings of 80’s
AKA Johnny Rotten! OK, I did say punk rockers for my weekly fave 10 song but here in today’s blog post I move pretty quickly into post-punk! Also moving last weeks from New York City, America to London, England as … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Sex Pistols/Public Image Ltd./John Lydon
Off course, I’m jumping around and there really is no order to these art posts! Today I wanted the look at Dumas’ portraits and my fave of all her stuff is the feature image or the last one on this … Continue reading Great Art: Marlene Dumas mid-80’s Portraits
Reading the sad news this morning even if we knew this one was was coming because Wilson himself letting us know about it last year sometime. Still hard reading that he’s no longer with us. So having a look for … Continue reading Remembering: Chris Wilson
So Anthrax are supporting Slayer so-called farewell Aussie tour and following on from last Tuesday’s my Slayer top ten tracks, I’ve got the fourth and final part of the big four metal acts of the 80’s. My fave Anthrax songs … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Anthrax
I’m back today so let’s kick 2019 off with a trash bang and some bloody screaming! I did do my top ten tracks posts last year for both Megadeth and Metallica so I’ve just gotta do Slayer now! They’re the … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Slayer
Right, this might be totally bonkers to just pick out only ten tracks for someone like him because well, I’ll miss out so much! Maybe, I should done more than just ten for him but didn’t, oh well maybe I … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: David Bowie
After last Monday’s top ten tracks post, who’s better metal than Metallica? Well, Megadeth off course! I They always won for me because they were always the underdogs compare to the well oil machine of the formerly. The leader of Megadeth … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Megadeth
So what 80’s act can I follow Madonna with in my top ten posts? How about Metallica! They’re now on yet another world tour but I totally disliked that last new album Hard-Wired from two years ago, everyone else seem to think … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Metallica
Well, totally different artist today because I wanted someone who was so huge in the 80’s? I’ve choose Madonna for this Monday’s morning blog post! She did turned 60 years old or should that be young earlier this year. Also … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Madonna
So next up from my top ten tracks is Catherine, maybe a bit odd following Pink Floyd but fun fact is David Gilmour got one of her earliest demo tape and had something to do helping her as a teenager getting a … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Kate Bush
OK, let the on slaughter begins yet again with the next couple of my fave albums as my classic albums posts! Next up is Aussie and or Sydney band simply named X with this mid-80’s under-rated gem. Everyone raves about the … Continue reading Classic Albums: At Home With You by X
Have we got a video? (The repeated line of dialogue by various characters) Vyvyan: YES! WE’VE GOT A VIDEO! Then Neil: Oh, have we got a video! Vyvyan: If anyone else asks me that question I’m gonna stick their head … Continue reading Soundtrack Songs: The Young Ones
So my this Friday blog post ends the 80’s were it started! Can I say something really smart to finish off this decade? I don’t know about that and maybe I should have break it up but I got to … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1980?
Today I’m getting more punk rock with this list and most likely to continue this over the next few playlists, if you wanna know? Once again more Aussie stuff than the rest of the world too! What else? Once I … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1981?
Right, I think I’m going to run out of thinks to say about the bloody 80’s because I don’t really remember that as a little kid, maybe just bits and pieces. Just to be clear this is what I’ve listen … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1982?
So I might as well continue my yearly playlists for my Friday morning blog post. After giving these post a break for a week or two or more? I’m on a roll now so I might as well keep going … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1983?
It’s back to the eighty’s today for my yearly playlists! It’s finishing off a little before the mid to late 80’s with this post too, you know? The years 1984, 1985 are 50 track playlists now. 1986 was posted just … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1987?
WOW! What a great year for Aussie music and there is no apologies from me but I guess, at some stage I will added overseas acts OK? But I’ve got the Aussie mainstream, as well what was happening in the … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1986?