Music and other stuff.

Turn It Up!

Thee Primitive Sound - Turn It Up! (Fuzzbomb Records 2020) pink splatter vinyl, 38 of 200 Long awaited debut from Red Deer, Alberta garage-punk/surf trio. Fantastic fuzz-heavy raunch ‘n’ roll and killer-on-the-road instro madness. How does a band surrounded by... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

A little over a year ago I got the DVD of the HBO documentary on Elvis Presley titled The Searcher. It’s fantastic. One moment that stuck with me most was when they discussed his recording of a Bob Dylan song,... Continue Reading →

My Record of The Week: Wanda Jackson – Blues In My Heart

Wanda Jackson - Blues In My Heart (Capitol 1965) The string period in Country music has always been a hard one for me to digest. I find strings on a Patsy Cline song are easier to listen to than a... Continue Reading →

Down The Road A Piece

It’s that time of year again when millions hit the road to visit family and friends, put on extra weight eating a smorgasbord of home cooking and sinful desserts, possible consumption of spirits and trying to avoid getting caught up... Continue Reading →

Boom! Go The Courettes!!!

“Introducing The Courettes”, a video interview/documentary by Janne Vuorela Here’s a wonderful arrival in my email. At first it said “no content”. Fortunately I didn’t delete it. When I came across it the second time, I saw what it... Continue Reading →

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My SXSW 2019

Chili Dogs and Old Friends Amyl & The Sniffers @ South By San Jose, Hotel San Jose, ATX 3-15-19 This year’s SXSW was my 16th one. Sixteen times I was in Austin and saw at least one show during SXSW.... Continue Reading →

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Rock On

Lux Interior of The Cramps, performing at the Napa State Mental Hospital, Napa, California 1978 . I’m gonna make a social media challenge here... We are all guilty of this. Well, some of us. Most of us. Stop using “RIP”... Continue Reading →

Jon Spencer Is Still #1

Jon Spencer & the HITmakers @ Club Dada, Dallas January 22, 2019 It had been almost six years to the day (January 23, 2013) since Jon Spencer had played in Dallas, at Trees with the Blues Explosion. With JSBX being... Continue Reading →

Hello 2019! Let’s Work It Out.

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