Futurists have worried about the rise of the machines at least as far back as the Greeks. The story of Icarus isn’t just one of hubris, but specifically hubris in the form […]
From The Stacks: Visage, “The Damned Don’t Cry” (Test Pressing)
Visage never really made a dent in the U.S. market.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Our Robot Overlords
Will the droids eventually attack?
Deep Cuts: Songs For Friends
Old friends make the best friends.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Bombing Raids
Bombing raids, what a terrifying thought. All is quiet, and then it’s hell on Earth. I can’t even imagine.
From The Stacks: Chu-Bops
You are not looking at a stack of albums.
On Diffuser: The Roots of Indie – The Waitresses
Detached, icy sexiness. Patty Donahue delivered it better than anybody this side of Gary Numan, and added a little tongue in cheek humor, too. They may have not been the biggest new […]
Deep Cuts: The Best of Best Songs
You’ve been inundated with “best of” lists over the last couple of weeks, so how about one more? Below are the best songs about the best, or at least the best ones […]
Deep Cuts: The Rock Week
My mother was legendary for knowing a song about anything. The woman was a musical encyclopedia. “Hey, Larry has cancer.” “Ohhhhhh cancer cancer / not for dancers….” Now I’m that guy. My […]
68. Just Sitting Here Watching The Wheels Go Round and Round
Summer ended in the traditional manner: A disheveled Jerry Lewis wept while singing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and the big three networks rolled out their new television series. The new fall prime […]