There are two kinds of Christmas music people: Those who want to hear the exact same songs sung the same way by the same people and those who don’t. There’s a third […]
Deep Cuts: Records About Records
Ask any record store veteran around my age when we hit peak vinyl, and he or she will probably say 1985-87.
Deep Cuts: Sick Songs
Autumn is almost here: Time to get in one more summer cold before the holiday flu season.
From The Stacks: KISS, ‘Paul Stanley’
KISS is out on the road for their “we really mean it this time” farewell tour, and lead singer Paul Stanley is under fire. For years both fans and detractors have noted […]
From The Stacks: Cheap Trick, ‘Found All the Parts’
The coolest thing about this Cheap Trick record isn’t the music that it contains.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Obsessions
Obsessions fuel–well, pretty much everything. Religious ecstasy is a sort of obsession, as is romantic love (or at least infatuation). You’ll never meet a professional athlete who wasn’t obsessed with his or […]
Deep Cuts: Sick Songs To Be Sick By
Have I ever enjoyed being sick? Well, that depends. Are you asking me about now or when I was a kid and a 99 degree temperature might mean a day away from […]
Deep Cuts: Shelter Songs
Back in 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow published a paper entitled “A Theory Of Human Motivation.”
Deep Cuts: Number Songs
Numbers are sneaky little bastards.
From the Stacks: John Lennon – Miscellaneous Tracks
Here we have a pretty cool 1996 bootleg CD from one (1) John Lennon. I’m not sure, but I think Mr. Lennon recorded previously with a band named the Beagles or something […]