Happy B’day to me! You’re suppose to sing that to yourself as you wash your hand these days but it’s actually my b’day today, you know? I’m pretending to invite you all and any blogging mates over to my … Continue reading Playlist: 24hrs of music Warren Ellis digs!
Itchycoo Park by Small Faces Walking On Broken Glass by Annie Lennox I’ll Be Your Mirror was sung by June to Hannah in flashback. Originally written by Lou Reed, sung by Nico and played by The Velvet Underground Burning Down … Continue reading Soundtrack Songs: The Handmaid’s Tale S2 E13 The Word
Well, it’s even less well known Aussie music with a band simply called X. Yeah, that’s right my letter “X” is the Sydney act named X. Off course it’s very unused letter in the alphabet but I really do love … Continue reading A to Z: X is for…
OK, I’ve not had a big huge artist for a little while in my A-Z thingo so let’s change to that today with Lou Reed! He can win my own little award show for my fave or greatest dead America … Continue reading A to Z: R is for…
Let’s go, totally abstract art again today but with yet another different kind-of paint brush: a flamethrower with Yves Klein’s Fire paintings. I seem to enjoy artists who use all kind-of things on their artwork. It’s my art gallery blog … Continue reading Great Art: Flamethrower Paintings of Yves Klein from early 60’s
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 today art blog post is about the upbeat theme: hypodermic syringes! I don’t know? If you know Bacon artworks? He did quite a few so-called Lying Figure paintings which I with most likely get back to blog post about them sometime … Continue reading Great Art: Francis Bacon’s two paintings of Lying Figure with Hypodermic Syringe of 60’s
It’s part four of this year in music by me! It’s be well over ten years since the last Portishead album but at the start of this month Beth Gibbions’ solo was released! Unlike any solo from any band members … Continue reading What I’ve Been Listening to in April 2019
OK, off course this is my own hiding songs or the ones I think qualified! After sending a completely bonkers message/questions to the man himself, I’ve made a playlist of all the songs I send him! He’s already answered my … Continue reading Playlist: Hiding Songs
Digging around trying to find some more of my fave artists doing some kind-of fave music or stuff lists! I’ve come across one for The Fall front-man, singer-songwriter from 1981. Smith off course passed away earlier this year and maybe … Continue reading Portrait Of The Artist As A Consumer: Mark E. Smith of The Fall
The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers I think this has been a touchstone for a long time. It’s a real classic art-rock album. It’s art-rock which is what I do! It’s a brilliant proto-punk art-rock album and I’ve always … Continue reading Baker’s Dozen: Ex-The Bad Seeds’ Mick Harvey’s Favorite Albums
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
Continuing my blogging about totally pointless stuff but seems I’m blogging about some some tracks from Mojo’s freebies CD’s now and did finished the 100 cult heroes list a few weeks back, here’s a little more about some more older … Continue reading Magazines: Mojo magazine 2005/6
Math class yet again now again with six comes after nine because it’s like it’s up side down or something! I think this might just be it, OK? I’ve done playlists for the years 1970 to 2003 so that’s 33 … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1976?
So next up is the last year of the decade for this Thursday morning and we are almost finish now! Unless I do the years I have done or I might add to the ones I’ve already done or I … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1979?
Pretty quite week blogging, I guess? Thursday morning and it’s only the second post, no! Third blog post, want am I talking about? I don’t know? Off course, it’s yet another yearly playlist! I don’t know if I’m drive everyone … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 2003?
So back to my yearly lists for Monday morning. Today is the second last year I’ve not done from the 90’s decade! Remembering the great and happy times but I will not bang on about it again, OK? Off course … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1990?
Passing away just hours before his benefit concert to take place here in Perth so becoming a tribute show to him. He’s yet another under-rated Aussie muso, little known fact is Brian is from Perth too! Brian Hooper was diagnosed with … Continue reading Remembering: Brian Hooper + Live Gigs: I Get Up Again @ Claremont Showgrounds
So I’m doing back to back 70’s and finishing the early to mid seventy’s all off today! Here’s where you find 1970, 1971 and you are looking at 72 right now, 73 was just yesterday’s post and then here’s 1974 and 1975. … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1972?
I’ve got another playlist of 30 tracks for this year for anyone, who’s interested in what songs I love or just like way more than everything else released that year! Opening Aussie song today after the last playlist of all … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1973?
Do you know seven is after six? Can you count? Sometimes forget how too! I am trying now to think of something to say after yesterday doing the year before. It’s the first time I’m putting these in order and … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1997?
I was still unborn then or non-living yet! But back to yearly playlists and my 30 fave songs are here now for you and your this Friday morning listening or anytime after, if you like? The five opening tracks, do … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1975?
So Tuesday morning or sometime at least! It’s test run for later but more about that later. I’m going to post up the year just before the 90’s. Finding something from everything in just thirty tracks and narrowing it was … Continue reading Playlist: Where I was In… 1989?
So here’s part three now for Saturday morning and three of these playlist/posts now in one week. If you did missed it I did the years 1995 and 1985 as my own playlists, fave tracks as such. Now it’s 2000 … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 2000?
Plus a few other things by them all, it should say but it don’t! Yet another cover of this classic Cave and his Bad Seeds track now by Pop and Cocker is so very rock n’ roll version of the … Continue reading Cover Versions: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ Red Right Hand by Iggy Pop & Jarvis Cocker
OK, if I don’t keep writing about these new albums I will not get it done this year. I try not to do the same thing two days straight, you know? Mixed it up! But I think Mark’s today album … Continue reading New Music: Self-titled by Mark Kozelek with Ben Boye and Jim White
So at the very end of the book I was gibbering on about yesterday is a playlist by Tex himself to quote him or the book: “To enhance your reading experience” I didn’t listen to all the songs in this … Continue reading Playlist: Tex Perkins’ Book Playlist
Ocean: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry: SQÜRL is New York film maker Jim Jarmusch‘s band that’s been around for a few years now and both these covers I’m posting here today are older recordings so nothing new! The other … Continue reading Cover Versions: Lou Reed’s Ocean + Hank Williams’ I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry by SQÜRL
So got to ask? Is anyone else confused about what I’m doing here? Not to repeat myself but it seems they are some confused about my mixtape project here for some readers or listeners? Also if your new here too! … Continue reading Playlist: My Mixtapes #24 TDK 100
I really wanted to get to number two zero last month for my mixtape project but off course didn’t and this is the first one this month which we are now half already. So my mid-week blog post is one … Continue reading Playlist: My Mixtapes #19 Clear TDK 90
So I’m just somewhat going to continue from the other day’s post and have back to back the prince of darkness. Today for Tuesday night is a long playlist maybe not as long as the other day but I don’t … Continue reading Playlist: The Almost Endless & Random Nick Cave Rarities
Well, this album was was recorded exactly 41 years old ago today and it just blows my mind every single bloody time I put it on. The recording date is on the cover so you don’t have to go looking … Continue reading Classic Albums: The Shape Of Things by Pere Ubu
Back to the CA set today for Tuesday’s blog post, back to the sixties and Lou Reed‘s and John Cale‘s early band but off course not forgetting about Maureen Tucker and Sterling Morrison. Now I know before you say the … Continue reading Classic Albums: White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
So here’s a little 90’s heroin to taken with your Sunday morning blog reading. Maybe just the wrong one for today but oh well. I did read this, I think it was William S. Burroughs thing where he was saying injecting … Continue reading Classic Albums: Trainspotting by Various Artists
Mark Kozelek – Hang On To Your Emotions: Mark Kozelek – Power Of The Heart: So that’s really two songs above but I just love the top one the best, one of my fave Reed tracks ever but the second … Continue reading Cover Versions: Lou Reed’s Hang On To Your Emotions by Mark Kozelek
“Listen, this is Lou’s greatest work. This is his masterpiece. Just wait, it will be like Reed’s Berlin. It will take everyone a while to catch up.” That’s David Bowie to Laurie Anderson about Lulu soon after Lou’s passing and just before … Continue reading Classic Albums: Lulu by Lou Reed & Metallica