We’re reaching peak rock star death era – many of the musicians active during rock music’s formative years are reaching … Continue Reading Cool in the Pool – Holger Czukay
Rich, Tony, and J. all scored perfect 20/20 in last week’s Wikipedia quiz. This week, can you match the song … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz: What’s This Song About?
After years of playing live, The Band recorded the Basement Tapes with Bob Dylan, where they developed their unique melding of rock … Continue Reading The Band’s Albums: Ranked from Worst to Best
Not content with merely creating some of the greatest albums ever made (and winning a bucket-load of Grammy Awards) during … Continue Reading I Wanna Be By Your Side – Syreeta
Congratulations to Rich (https://kamertunesblog.wordpress.com/), who scored a perfect 24/24 in last week’s tough quiz. Hopefully this week’s is a little … Continue Reading Can you pick the bands and music groups by the third sentence in their Wikipedia article?
R.E.M. emerged in the wake of punk from Athens, Georgia. They began their career as a folk–flavoured post-punk band, with … Continue Reading R.E.M.: Five Best Albums
Whether he’s recording as the guitarist and co-leader of Hüsker Dü, as a solo artist, or as the leader of … Continue Reading Come Around – Sugar
Faith No More are one of the most beloved guitar bands of the 1990s, forging a distinctive niche with Mike … Continue Reading An Introduction to Faith No More
The Carpenters, from Downey California, released some transcendent songs in the early 1970s. Karen Carpenter’s beautiful voice showcased beautiful melodies … Continue Reading Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft – The Carpenters
We had 3 competitors score 20/20 on last week’s quiz on naming an album from its first three songs – … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz – Song by Two Word Hint
I was nominated by Turntabletalk (thank you!) to do the shuffle music tag challenge. Here are the rules. THE RULES • … Continue Reading The Shuffle the Music Tag
Don McGlashan is up with Dave Dobbyn and the Finn brothers as New Zealand’s best mainstream guitar-rock writers. He’s best-known … Continue Reading Anchor Me by The Mutton Birds
Congratulations to the host of competitors who scored perfect scores on last week’s Sporcle Quiz: Jim, Tony, and Rich all … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz – Pick The Album
Geoff Barrow’s Portishead were one band that took advantage of new technological possibilities of the 1990s to create a synthesis … Continue Reading An Introduction to Portishead
When my wife and I bought our own first house, we lived next door to a young man with mental … Continue Reading Sweet Freedom by Michael McDonald