R.E.M.’s debut album is one of my desert island discs, so getting to celebrate it’s 33rd birthday was a nice treat.
The recent outpouring of emotion for Merle Haggard from the rock community is both heartwarming and strange. Not so long ago no self-respecting cool kid would admit to liking Hag.
When my mother passed a couple of months ago, my interest in writing about — well, almost anything — faded. That’s just the nature of grief.
Is Smashing Pumpkins’ Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness the prettiest album cover of the last 20 years?
David Bowie released 27-30 official studio albums starting in 1967 and running through to 2016. Why the discrepancy? Well, it’s all a question of how you count them.
Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible sports one of those album covers that is both visually interesting and obtuse enough to make me wonder what’s going on there.
My heroes are gone. Zappa, Bukowski, Vonnegut, Miller, Fante, and now Bowie.
I love B-sides, love ’em.
It’s Bowie’s birthday! It’s also Elvis’s, but he didn’t release a new album to celebrate. I guess he’s too busy celebrating with Bigfoot and Hitler. There’s not much to this little piece, […]
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Fever to Tell features a great, DIY, punk rock cover. Want to learn all about? Check it out on Diffuser.