by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
Today the latest album by LCD Soundsystem was released: Electric Lady Sessions. A live album containing three covers. Is it a good one (yet again)? A review.
Tags: LCD Soundsystem
At the end of the 1970’s Crass started her full-on attack on society. The Feeding Of The 5000 was their first feat. An anarchopunk classic!
40 years ago Bauhaus 1919 went into the studio for the first time. The first song they ever recorded became an anthem and the start of a new musical genre. An extraordinary story.
In 2009 Antony And The Johnsons released their third album. A triumph. A beautiful, moving album. And, why is Beyoncé involved?
Tags: Antony & The Johnsons
Concert, List, Review
Closing of 2018. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2018.
Tags: Ace Frehley, Altın Gün, Anderson .Paak, Blood Orange, Bruce Springsteen, Carters, Cat Power, David Bowie, David Byrne, Dweezil Zappa, Father John Misty, Frank Zappa, Herman Brood, Janelle Monáe, Kamasi Washington, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Mazzy Star, N.W.A., New Order, Prince, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Van Halen, Waterboys
James Brown’s second Christmas album was released 50 years ago! A look back at the most funky Christmas ever created. By The Godfather Of Soul!
Tags: James Brown
Marvin Gaye’s marriage was over. A remarkable payment arrangement was struck. Here, My Dear was Marvin’s account of this tumultuous period in his life.
Tags: Marvin Gaye
In 1978 Johnny Rotten was fed up with The Sex Pistols. Out with punk. In came Public Image Limited. Post punk avant la lettre!
Tags: Public Image Ltd
After the, unexpected, big success of Love, The Cult went to work on Peace. The album would never be released. With Rick Rubin the band would release successor Electric. The story!
In 1983 Siouxsie And The Banshees released the live double album Nocturne. At last it clicked. The story of Siouxise and Robert Smith’s help.
Tags: Siouxsie And The Banshees
Before Roxy Music started recordings for their third album, Brian Eno was fired. Did it impact their third album, Stranded?
Tags: Roxy Music
Five years ago I bought the second Blood Orange based on reading reviews alone. They promised something beautiful. A look back at the Cupid Deluxe.
Tags: Blood Orange
Following the release of the Jazz album, Queen was called a fascist band. A preposterous statement. In search of the story behind the seventh Queen album.
The second Japan album signals a change in course. The band itself doesn’t like looking back on it, but the album holds up surprisingly well.
Tags: David Sylvian, Japan, Mick Karn
In 1978 Neil Young released the Comes A Time album. It was highly anticipated, for it meant a return to the Harvest sound. A look back at a one-off Neil Young album.
Tags: Neil Young
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Whenever you come across clumsy sentences and/or sayings, due to insufficient knowledge of the English language, please accept my apologies and let me know. I will fix that as soon as possbile.
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