I’ve never shaved with an electric weasel, but thanks to Frank Zappa and Neon Park I’ll never have to wonder why.
On Diffuser: 19 Years Ago — Soul Coughing Release ‘Irresistible Bliss’
Here’s a weird little article about a weird little record.
On Loudwire: Cover Stories – ‘Appetite For Destruction’
Great album cover or greatest album cover?
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – ‘Licensed to Ill’
Listen, if you don’t love this album cover then you hate America. That’s just science.
On Diffuser: The Roots of Indie – Scott Walker
Regular reader(s) know that I am a Bowie fan. I’ve stuck with him through “Dancing in the Street” and whatever that giant mechanical spider set design was all about. I even own […]
On Diffuser: Chris Squire – An Alternative Appreciation of the Yes Bassist
Terrible news for classic rock fans a couple of days ago: Yes co-founder and bassist Chris Squire succumbed to leukemia.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – ‘London Calling’
Album covers don’t come much more iconic than The Clash’s London Calling. Do you know what inspired it? What’s going on in the photo? Learn all about this design masterpiece on Diffuser.
On Diffuser: The Roots of Indie — The Raincoats
Who was Kurt Cobain’s favorite band? I don’t know, but the Raincoats were definitely one of them. Check out my write-up of one of the most influential bands you’ve never heard on […]
On Diffuser: Music Changes the World (When We Let It)
The Charleston massacre, racism, hatred, divisiveness. For the last week my social media feeds have been filled with grief, accusations, desperation, and solutions.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – ‘Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols’
I love the stories behind album covers — where the ideas came from, the controversies they caused, the people behind the scenes.