OK, the long waits is over! Here’s part four and final track of my dance, house music sub-genre of acid house! Now fourth blog post and with this song that’s pretty much credited to start it all, you know? The … Continue reading Song of the Day: Acid Tracks by Phuture
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
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?
I think I’m a day late with all these posts or day off or something but that sounds about right, white rabbit in waist coat and watch on chain in paw would be my spirit animal! Anyway “Contemplation” is the … Continue reading Just Jot It January: Contemplation
So yeah that’s just one old Aussie classic track and then five covers of the very same song by some greats acts, with three Aussies and two Americans in one spot. Nope, They’re not playing together at the same time but … Continue reading Wicked Songs: My Pal by GOD + Cover Versions: GOD’s My Pal by Magic Dirt, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, The Drones, Violet Soho & Dinosaur Jr.
OK, it’s been a little while since doing this but people seem to enjoy these posts. So opening the book at random I land on 1986 again but one page over is the next year so that’s going to be … Continue reading 1001 Albums Book: 1987
So it was 1988, the year Kaira by Toumani Diabaté was released but it was recorded in October 1987. So I should have done it last month but I guess it can be included at the start of this month. Just … Continue reading Classic Albums: Kaira by Toumani Diabaté
I’ve just got to write something about this sad news from last Wednesday of Earl Smith, Jr passed away aka Spanky from Phuture. Did you know these guys pretty much created Acid House? And help created House Music, Raves, Techno and a whole … Continue reading Remembering: Earl Smith, Jr + Wicked Songs: Acid Tracks by Phuture
Yet another Prince cover here which is kind-off new but kind-off old at the same time. In the last few days both Bono from U2 and now Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins over night have used this song as a … Continue reading Cover Versions: Prince’s The Cross by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
Well, it’s very sad news of Prince passing away today, I read that as I sat down to have my morning coffee and off-course starfish too. So I just have to post this track here, I might have to write … Continue reading Wicked Songs: Starfish & Coffee by Prince