I’m back today after taking sometime off blogging the last couple of weeks! Anyway here’s my few highlights of the last few weeks of some new music plus a few live recording type of things too! I’m sharing with you … Continue reading What I’ve Been Listening To In Apr. 2020
Went to a doctor, said “I look so hard” And with a smile on his face, pointed me to a junkyard Look for an answer in empty doorways Talked to a dancer, said “It’s out on the highways” Well come … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday Theme: Could, Might, Should & Would
I’m hammering through this A-Z thingo right now, part twenty today! My own little award show again with fave or greatest 80’s band of all-time goes to: The Triffids! I’m picking Tarrilup Bridge song, it is from Born Sandy Devotional album … Continue reading A to Z: T is for…
OK, like yesterday staying with more of my teenage self years! Today naming Jason Newsted as fave bass player way back then. Still most likely, could be my fave Metallica band member even if he quit the band years ago! … Continue reading A to Z: J is for…
So I’m saying today and most likely only me? The greatest English band ever was The Fall and the best English singer-songwriter of all-time is Mark E. Smith! Every and all English readers/followers can bitch and moan at me, what … Continue reading A to Z: F is for…
This is the most insane bonkers playlist I’ve ever posted on my blog! It’s 600 video clips, you know? They’re all are official promo video clips, don’t quote me but I think I’ve seen all these clips played at least … Continue reading Playlist: I’m the Rage Guest Programmer Tonight
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
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
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
Part 1. Geography a. Tell us about your hometown. Perth. Slumber town. It’s stunningly pretty and grotesquely hideous all at once. Void of any culture until you dig deeeeep beneath the surface. And there you will find a goldmine. b. … Continue reading Citizenship Tests: Joe McKee from Snowman
So just continuing on from yesterdays’ post here is some more shit I found interesting once, re-reading bits and pieces now plus for some unknown reason blogging about it. I’ll embedded some songs highlights that just seem totally random but … Continue reading Magazines: Mojo Magazines 2007/8
Big Star – Kangaroo Joe Meek – I Hear A New World Van Dyke Parks – Yellow Magic Carnival Pixies – Gigantic Kevin Ayers – Religious Experience AKA Singing a Song in the Morning Warren Zevon – My Shit’s Fucked Up The Bevis Frond – Portobello Man The Raspberries – Go All The Way The Triffids – Unmade … Continue reading Mojo’s 100 Cult Heroes: 7th Ten
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?
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?
Is it too soon for the next year playlist now? For this Monday almost night? Oh well, here it is already! Maybe I’m having too much fun making these playlists and should take my time or something but I’m not at … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1984?
Next please! So this is two in a row of the very same Where I Was In… thingy but a different year, off course. Does it matter at all? I guessing not, it’s my blog or if you do really … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1985?
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
Well, winter has finally hit Perth, W.A. now this weekend, it has taken a little while to happen this year. It was freeze fuckin’ cold but it’s most likely not as cold as some other places on earth. I remember … Continue reading Playlist: Fave Winter Songs
Right now in Perth Western Australia summer is not really finishing up but seems it’s just getting going, March and April is normally when it should be cooling down but it’s just not doing that. The weekend just gone was … Continue reading Playlist: Fave Summer Songs
So now it’s going to be four days of The Triffids on my blog but today it’s really just David McComb but also co-starring Nick Cave. This is kind-off lifted from the book about McComb and his band The Triffids … Continue reading Playlist: David McComb & Nick Cave’s Drunk Sing-Along
So it’s going to be a week of The Triffids soon or just so far at least the last three days of them. Now today I’ve got to post my five most fave covers of their songs played by other … Continue reading Cover Versions: My 5 Fave The Triffids Covers
After so much deliberation I’m going to have to pick out this album In The Pines out as my fave of all of The Triffids albums, OK? So I’ve got to ask, what’s yours? I did write a little bit … Continue reading Classic Albums: In The Pines by The Triffids
So happy new year! It’s three days in now so my first post but I’ve got two tracks you might like? Or maybe might not? They’re both old songs from the late 80’s but both seem pretty right on and … Continue reading Wicked Songs: New Year’s Greetings (The Country Widower) & Too Hot To Move, Too Hot To Think by The Triffids
Well, I watched 20,000 Days On Earth last night while One More Time With Feeling played Venice film festival 2016. Another new clip from it has turn up too today, all about his face and being kind, it’s really nice. Reading some … Continue reading Live Gigs: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds in Perth @ Red Hill Auditorium 2013, Belvoir Amphitheater 2000 & Fremantle Passenger Terminal 1994
Seems I haven’t done any posts about live shows lately well, I’m only just started to posting anything again here in the last few days. Anyway Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds was the best show I’ve been too in … Continue reading Live Gigs: Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds @ Mojo’s
Right, I’m going to start writing about all my fave albums here which are off course classics. I don’t know how much I will write about each one or how successful I will be at it, I guess I’ll see … Continue reading Classic Albums: Tales From The Australian Underground – Volume 1 & 2 by Various Artists