Category: music

June 14 2015

I’m overly excited about the N.W.A movie, Straight Outta Compton, which comes out in August, since I’m a big fan of the group.  I am a little disheartened at the marketing for the film, where they seem to forget that MC[…]

September 15 2012

When you hear “Great Britain”, what do you think of? Right- annoying accents, tea, foppish men, bad teeth, awful food, rain, the Queen, and… oh yeah, great music. Yesterday, there was a trend on Twitter with the hash tag #BestBritishBandsEver[…]

September 20 2011

I decided to follow the great Tony Bennett on Twitter after and saw an interesting suggestion that I had to screencap and share. No, Twitter, just because I like Tony Bennett, I don’t also want to follow “Whip my hair[…]

September 16 2011

This was part of an e-mail I got from today. I think their system needs to address commas in the names of bands a bit better if it interprets “Earth, Wind & Fire” as “Wind & Fire Earth”.

September 9 2011

For some reason I like mash-up songs and videos, but only when they’re done well. They can take two good songs and make a good derivative work, such as the Metallica-Stevie Wonder video below. They also can take a good[…]

June 13 2011

I just hit 10,000 plays on my Zune, so I figured it would be interesting (to me) to see what I’ve been listening to the most. My Zune reports my top artists as: Tower of Power Fear Factory Average White[…]

June 2 2011

For quite some time I’ve thought of most new music as crap to which I would never listen. I know that makes me sound like my father, but we all get to that point eventually. More than once I’ve said[…]

May 28 2011

Gil Scott-Heron is considered the godfather of rap music, and I was saddened to hear that he passed away today. Here’s his epic The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. This is so good, it almost makes me hate whitey. Maybe[…]

May 2 2011

Some persons find this upsetting. I for one, find it appropriate, since she looks a lot like Courtney Love these days. P.S. Nirvana was a crappy band anyway, Weird Al’s version was better.