Most rock bands are remembered for their albums, but British pop-punk quartet Buzzcocks are most loved for their compilation Singles … Continue Reading Great B-Sides: Oh Shit! by Buzzcocks
We had four 19/19s last week in the Jim quiz – congratulations to Jim, Bruce, Murphy’s Law , and Tony! … Continue Reading Music Quiz: 1960s Song Titles – Beginnings
During the first decade of the 2000s, this website was a minor, unremarkable part of the “web reviewing community”, where … Continue Reading Revisiting Steve and Dennis and Abe’s Record Reviews
Detroit power-pop maestro Marshall Crenshaw isn’t a household name. But his tuneful, often exuberant, 1982 debut album sometimes sneaks onto … Continue Reading Great B-Sides: You’re My Favourite Waste of Time by Marshall Crenshaw
Here’s a brief summation of recent reviews on this review blog, in haiku form. As my wife pointed out, you … Continue Reading Haiku Reviews
During sessions for their debut album Ten, bassist Jeff Ament, guitarist Mike McCready, and vocalist Eddie Vedder improvised a song … Continue Reading Great B-Sides: Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
Congratulations to “guest” who scored 40/40 in a late entry, and Murphy’s Law, who scored 39/40, in last week’s tough … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Musical Groups Named For Members?
It’s difficult to blame Lindsey Buckingham for having a chip on his shoulder. He’s the studio mastermind, the live spark, … Continue Reading Lindsey Buckingham: Worst to Best
The Jam are arguably the most British band ever, with all the telltale traits. They started young, never made it … Continue Reading Great B-Sides: The Butterfly Collector by The Jam
We had three sets of full marks in last week’s quiz – Murphy’s Law, Rich, and Aaron. If I’m interpreting … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Three Word Songs
When I first gained access to the internet, the first information I sought out was record reviews. Before that, I’d … Continue Reading Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews Reviewed
Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album Rumours was a sales behemoth, jam packed with hits written by the group’s three songwriters, Stevie … Continue Reading Great B-Sides: Silver Springs by Fleetwood Mac
Congratulations to Jim and Tony who both scored 20/20 in last week’s guess the band member quiz. This week’s challenge … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Who Am I?
Prefacing this article is probably futile, as most readers will have already made up their minds about the merits of … Continue Reading Taylor Swift: Worst to Best
I think that, regardless of our musical differences, we can all agree that the current decade has been tough for … Continue Reading Shark Attack by Split Enz