Sounds Like!(5/18/2016)

Homonym: “Red”, by King Crimson & “Red”, by Okkervil River First, a caveat: this isn’t the video you really need to see for this song, but the original material is pretty well scrubbed off the internet. So here you go: Why not this video? Because it is the 90’s band, still looking and sounding pretty […]

Letters Of Note:5/17/2016

Birthday Power Quartet Of The Day: Jim Moginie(1956, Midnight Oil mainly but try his weirdo album, The Blessing, he made with some flute player named Andy Richardson that goes by “Howlin’ Wind”…I know, just try it) on guitar, Mark Mothersbaugh(1950, Devo) on drum machine/mechanical percussion, Martika(1969, Kids Incorporated), and Rick Wakeman(1949, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe) […]

Letters Of Note:5/16/2016

Birthday Power Trio Of The Day: Robert Fripp(1946, of various fames) on guitar, Krist Novoselic(1965, of Nirvana) on bass, and Billy Cobham(1944, associated with various funky people, but my heart wants to remind you that he played on the Shaft soundtrack) on drums. This would work! Maybe! If no one’s egos clashed! Maybe not! Damn […]

Gimme Five: Sounds Like

During my recent respite from the blog, I had or heard quite a few conversations that were variations on the theme, “_______ sounds an awful lot like _________”.  Let’s fill in the blanks, tie up some loose ends, and give a sneak peek of writing to come. 1. “Honey Hush” by Foghat sounds an awful […]