Always been an Garbage fan since forever. Shirley did a Q&A with the Guardian, worth reading in full. Sample: How much sexism did you face as a rising female rock star in the 90s? Is it better now or is it still too depressing to ponder? StupidGrrrl The outrageous way I was spoken to or about […]
What an awesome gig, pure brilliance. Went with my partner in crime, who makes everything more awesome. Played a few from Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic which I loved. (Image: https://www.instagram.com/p/CfZ7rh6P13w/) The IT has a review: Their laid-back attitude came across as a sense of fun and excitement in them. Whether it was Smith’s fills, Flea’s […]
Looks great for any Beatles fans out there. Fifty-one years after the group broke up, Jackson’s film is probably the last revelatory document we’re likely to see. That it also documents their last official album gives it a bittersweet power. Fans and scholars will likely debate whether Get Back is a revision of history or a correction. […]
The previous post reminds me of this, for obvious reasons: “Jim stops and gets out the carGoes to a house in Emperor’s GateThrough the door and to his roomThen he puts the TV onTurns it off and makes some teaSays, “Modern life, well, it’s rubbish”I’m holding on for tomorrow”
“Warning, this video may contain strong sexual content” In other words, “Warning, this video may contain Marilyn Manson being Marilyn Manson.” Some of the comments are great.
It’s been ages since I posted some music on Fridays, so here we go with Rob Zombie’s latest from his upcoming album ‘The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy”. Rob really does do awesome album names. I’ve also been giving this a go, there’s some absolute banging tunes here. Ideal for a Friday afternoon when […]
Sad news: José Padilla, the Spanish DJ who helped define chillout music in the 1990s, has died aged 64 from colon cancer. An update on his Facebook page reads: “It is with great sadness that we bring you the news that José passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday night here on his beloved […]
The lyrics are from personal experience. I didn’t suffer from insomnia, but I’d just had an abscess on my tooth. It was so painful it would keep me awake. The lines about having no electricity and reaching for the pen in the darkness were also from real life. I had an electricity meter and when […]