Posts Tagged ‘bands that used to exist’


And now, the search result for “The Canadian Johnny Cash”

March 8, 2013

The video below is the entirety of a Stompin’ Tom Connors concert film. Connors passed away a few days ago, and this was posted on “If Charlie Parker Was A Gunslinger…

Across This Land with Stompin’ Tom Connors – YouTube.

Let’s talk about “World Music” for a moment. We’ve heard the music Tom is playing here before. But we have not heard it used in the telling of tales of French Canadian lumberjacks. It’s a little like hearing Fela Kuti, and picking out the bits of James Brown. It is familiar, but alien. It also won’t leave your head.


By the way, that little guitar bit is from The Minutemen’s “Corona”

August 28, 2012


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Fixing the Hardest Button to Button

June 12, 2012


Jack White’s 10 Weirdest Merch Items White Stripes Sewing Kit – Stereogum.


Holy Crap, The Stone Roses Are Getting Back Together

October 18, 2011

Now, I am probably not going to fly to Manchester to see these guys play. But if they come to NY, it is on.

The Stone Roses Reunite – Stereogum.


The Collins Kids cover Johnny B. Goode

February 15, 2011

Let’s see. Youth, check. Double-neck axe, check. Evidence of shredditude, check. Fuck it, I’m calling it Metal.


Number one at what?

February 3, 2011

Be True To Your School (The Beach Boys)

When some loud braggart tries to put me down
And says his school is great
I tell him right away
“Now what’s the matter buddy
Ain’t you heard of my school
It’s number one in the state”

My guesses:
1. Asbestos abatement
2. Landscape and Arboreal Arts
3. Teen pregnancy



TV Party! Just don’t spill on the couch.

January 31, 2011