I purchased this VHS compilation when a fantastic video store went out of business in the early oughts. All of the videos are worth a watch, and they range from the timeless (Yo La Tengo’s classic video for Sugarcube, featuring Bob and David from Mr. Show) to the super dated (pretty much every other video) and from […]Read more "I just remembered the Matador VHS compilation Everything is Nice"
Die or DIY. Recent posts with links to albums from Jandek, Sun City Girls, Volcano The Bear, Father Yod, and more. This blog is cosmic.Read more "Great things reside here"
I love this song. I love the Troggs in general, but this song in particular is excellent. It’s repetitive, nasally, and a little pathetic, but hopeful. It embodies outsider love. And I’m not the only one who loves this song, it’s been featured prominently in a number of television shows and movies, and covered beautifully […]Read more "On The Troggs “With A Girl Like You”"
Savages – Silence Yourself This album totally lives up to the hype, I’m way into it. Didn’t think that would happen. It kind of harkens back while looking forward. Maybe I’ll forget about this album in a couple of months, but for now it’s powerful and energetic and catchy and heavy reverby rock and roll, […]Read more "Savages"
More Amen Dunes stuff, a video from his last record. Great video for a great song. Some have proclaimed the death of music videos, but I think they are just so pervasive at this point that rather than death there is simply an upping of the ante and a weeding out of the shit. I’m […]Read more "Amen Dunes again but now with extra senses"