Homonym: “Jerusalem Ridge”, performed by Chris Thile and Tim O’Brian & “Jerusalem”, by Black Sabbath I struggled to choose to start talking about Chris Thile with either “I can’t understand why more people don’t know who Chris Thile is” and “I can understand why more people don’t know who Chris Thile is”. His lack of notoriety […]
Birthday Power Quartet Of The Day Ray Gillen(1960, Black Sabbath?) on vocals, Eric Carr(1950, KISS?)on drums, John Petrucci(1967, Dream Theater) on guitar, and Philip Kramer(1952, Iron Butterfly & various attempts to discredit Einstein) on bass. For the obvious reasons, and because I weirdly want these guys to have fun, I’m gonna have them play “Wild […]
Fell asleep on the couch listening to something terrible for what would have been today’s post. Gonna go back to the couch, listen to Eurythmics, try not to punch it. See you tomorrow?
Birthday Power Quartet Of The Day: Eric Kretz(1966, Stone Temple Pilots) on drums, Leopold Auer(1845, classical musician) on violin, Prince(1958, various funky scenarios) on guitar/bass guitar, and Tom Jones(1940, Used Panty Wholesale Warehouse) on vocals. This will work, but not without its kinks. Prince is no stranger to overdubbing parts, but for the song I’ve […]
Birthday Power Quartet Of The Day: Jeremy Gara(1978, Arcade Fire) on drums, Tom Araya(1961, Slayer) on bass guitar and vocals, and Steve Vai(1960, various spankings and guitar stunts) and Clarence White(1944, mainly The Byrds but tons of important studio work) on guitar. Honestly, Araya might not be up for this, and Gara might not be […]
Science As organisms evolved and developed nerves, through possibly one-hundred trillion trials and errors, the most sensible condition seemed to be a bundle of nerves near the top(the anterior end, as opposed to the organisms that have their brains at the posterior end, easily recognized by their reluctance to speed up to match the flow […]
I can’t decide how to process this one-hundred-percent true statement: “Me & Magdalena”, the best track from Good Times!, the new album from The Monkees, which is ill fitting in a sonic sense but still superior to all the other songs on the album, was written by Ben-Ass Gibbard. I gotta just walk around a […]