Thursday, July 10, 2014

"Related Artists" to Bob Marley

This Spotify linkage does not strike me as being OK...


Sunday, December 15, 2013

Angst at Songlines

Rarely do I complain about a review, but the most recent Songlines has just made such an egregiously incorrect assessment of Who is William Onyeabor? that I need to consider my trust of the magazine, notorious for never trashing anything, regardless of how crap I consider some folk music from the end of the earth. In the most remote chance and anyone saw this review, I must protest!!!

This is one of the best things I found recently and Songlines gave it one!!! star. Nothing in that fan mag gets one star, ever! The review says "it is at times laughably awful -- sufficiently pedestrian and repetitive to suggest that it may all be a joke", "the song gets progressively worse and all vocals and lyrics are clumsy" and ""Atomic Bomb" sounds like the worst sort of 70s porn film soundtrack".

Let's compare that to emusic, ranking it in top 100 albums of the year..."he blends nuclear warfare with orgasmic megatonnage in the irrepressible “Atomic Bomb", "dazzling distillation of this mystery man’s work". Or the Guardian review: "fantastic and largely unknown".

Tell me this isn't great.

Monday, June 03, 2013

Jesus Died For Somebody's Sin

Oh, yeah, so The Doors covered, I discovered, Van Morrison, who used to be in Them, who inspired Patti Smith, to use her poem, that still oozes with coolness on Tricky's new album.

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs

I have been hearting them all day long. Saw this last night... smitten.

Live. Wow. 

Monday, April 29, 2013

Love Me And My Music

I don't know? What do you do when someone you love likes music I hate. Convince them of their error? Hide their music?