Category Miscellany

10 Worst New Order Lyrics

Great music isn’t always synonymous with great lyrics – early Beach Boys records dressed up Mike Love’s mundane teen dramas with genius harmonies and sophisticated chord changes. Yes adorned Jon Anderson’s cosmic nonsense with their amazing instrumental chops. Perhaps the…

The Ten Sexiest Men in Music

Music’s ultimately about the recorded product, but being handsome certainly doesn’t hurt when you’re trying to launch a career in entertainment. While a woman’s attractiveness might keep her from being taken seriously, a man’s handsomeness is nothing but an asset.…

When Do Bands Peak?

Brian Eno Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy

It’s easy to find lists of great debut albums, but personally I often prefer a band’s later records, where they stretch their wings, becoming more diverse and more comfortable in the studio. Bands’ debut albums are often the most pure,…

Trump and Climate

I know this is usually a music blog, and apologies to my regular readers for the change in topic today – this is just a one off. I’m hardly qualified to be a political commentator, but wanted to vent a…