It was awfully nice of somebody to arrange for the Fourth of July to fall on “Deep Cuts” day this year.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – Smashing Pumpkins, ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’
Is Smashing Pumpkins’ Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness the prettiest album cover of the last 20 years?
Cover Stories: Smashing Pumpkins, ‘Siamese Dream’
Look at those two little cuties on the cover of Smashing Pumpkin’s Siamese Dream. Don’t you just want to pinch their cheeks?
Deep Cuts: Fleetwood Mac Covers
Recently I dug an album out of my stacks by Rockets that featured a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Oh Well.” Man, what a song. I started thinking of all the great Fleetwood […]
Jane’s Addiction Live: Portland, September 4, 2012
Portland, Oregon, perhaps my favorite city. The local beer is delicious, the streets are clean, and the book and record stores are interesting. The real draw, though, is its people, who are […]
On My Turntable: a dark horse (Debut EP)
I abide by one guiding principle when reviewing new music: If I don’t like it, I don’t write it up. Making art is tough and putting it out there is even tougher. […]