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2017 in music

01.25.18 Posted in Music by

I’m almost a month late but here it is, my favorite songs of 2017 in a nice little mix that will take you in a few directions. In contrast take a look at the bizarre assemblage of stuff that I listened to over the year. According to Spotify’s Wrapped feature, these are my ‘top songs […]


Things gleaned from Wikipedia

01.10.13 Posted in Music by

Huey Lewis and the News Under the name “Huey Harp,” Lewis played harmonica on Thin Lizzy’s 1978 landmark album Live and Dangerous. That same year, Lewis was playing at Uncle Charlie’s, a club in Corte Madera, California, doing the ‘Monday Night Live’ spot along with future members of the News. After recording the song “Exo-Disco” […]


J Dilla Changed My LIfe

09.26.12 Posted in Movies, Music by


Now Do I Have a Reason to Use My AK?

01.31.12 Posted in Music by

The story about Ice Cube’s perfect day develops some wrinkles.  Perish the thought that it could be apocryphal.


Now I Really Have No Reason Whatsoever To Use My AK

01.30.12 Posted in Music by

Kid Finds the Literal “Good Day” from Ice Cube’s “It Was a Good Day”


Sanitgold’s 80’s Incarnation

01.29.12 Posted in Music by


A Very Political Thriller

08.12.11 Posted in Music by


Put a mask on it

04.06.11 Posted in Music by

I missed this when it was originally released but it pretty much sums up the status of Dre these days. IE overbranded sell out.


How to get ahead in South African hip hop

03.18.11 Posted in Music by


Gaga goes Hitchcock

03.03.11 Posted in Music by

Lady Gaga’s video for Born this Way is Bernard Herrmann’s score for Vertigo mixed with Aliens’s visuals and a Dantean cosmology. That’s the intro. Then we get to see Gaga’s highly toned new body and a reaffirmation that she’s not a born dancer. She does have some pipes, loves Madonna and mixing disco and electronica. […]