The Streets - Blinded By The Lights
I always return to The Streets. One of their most paranoid songs, the paranoia countered by the mellow, smooth delivery.
Whoa, everything in the room is spinning, I think I’m going to fall down
My heart’s beating to quick, I’m fucking tripping out
I wonder whether they got in, turned away no doubt
Who cares, there is a tune coming in
works for me today
HARDCORE WEDNESDAY: Pink Turns to Blue by Hüsker Dü - I felt there was a lull in my punk and hardcore posts, so hopefully I can start to right that starting with one of favorite all-time punk bands. Hüsker Dü are like the Beatles of the hardcore scene, a band that had incredible pop instincts but could also turn up the volume. In their early days it was all about the noise, but by the time Zen Arcade was released in 1984, you started to hear a clear melodic side to the band.
One of the best tracks on the album is Pink Turns to Blue which was written by Grant Hart. There are those buzzsaw guitars going on that drive the song, but underneath you hear this distinct melody. Then you have this haunting story about a girl the overdoses and you have this strange mix of a poppy, upbeat song with this terrible story of death. Hüsker Dü were masters of mixing and smashing together the ups and the downs, and this tune is the exemplar of where they shined as a band.
Alice Gerrard - Bear Me Away
Good lord is this stunning and unforgettable.
September 29, 2014 at 9:04am
I’m really an anomaly, you know, as an artist. Here I am at 61 and I’m in a committed, satisfying relationship and I’m more prolific than I’ve ever been. But that’s how I wanted it to be. I hoped for that, you know.
What a great quote
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Al Dobson Jr. - Everybody
Among other genres, there is great underground electronic beats all over Bandcamp. Here is one recommended to me - Al Dobson Jr - his tags:
"experimental beats cosmic future bass future funk kutmah soulful London"
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