Will I ever listen to this?
From The Stacks: Vietnam Era Taiwanese Bootlegs
These bootlegs are horrible. I love them.
From the Stacks: Jimmy Page – ‘Lucifer Rising’
Now here’s a bootleg to get excited about.
From the Stacks: ‘Yardbirds on Down’
Here’s one from the golden era of bootlegs.
On Diffuser: The Roots of Indie – Link Wray
Link Wray was the coolest guitarist to ever strap on a Danelectro Longhorn. His influence on rock and roll is immeasurable, with everybody from Iggy Pop to Jimmy Page listing him as […]
From The Stacks: Led Zeppelin Reissues Swag
Recently the next two Led Zeppelin remasters were released, Houses of the Holy, and Led Zeppelin IV. This brings to five the number of recent reissues, and five times I’ve resented having […]
Revenge of the Son of the Son of the Creature From the Cutout Bin
Every now and then a little group of songs piles up that I don’t really have full stories for, just quick impressions. Quite a few albums or songs from 1987-1988 fall into […]
On My Turntable: Ghost B.C. – Infestissumam
The short version: Yes, buy it — especially if you are a fan of Blue Oyster Cult or Scooby-Doo. The long version:
Deep Cuts: Great Big Organs
My kids run across a crusty old song now and then that for them is a revelation. “Dad, have you ever heard this?” they excitedly ask. “Do you like it?” Usually my […]
38. What Song Is It You Want to Hear?
My first major breakup didn’t even involve me. My sister dumped Mike, no doubt for valid hell-raising reasons, but without considering me. How was I supposed to find my path to the […]