Monthly Archives: April 2012

Urge Overkill : Positive Bleeding

Well, after a day off on Friday, we come back with a Power Pop rocker from Urge Overkill, just a little pick me up on a Monday. This Chicago band never really made it big, ┬ábut the movie Pulp Fiction … Continue reading

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Sage Francis : Slow Down Gandhi

For years, I have heard the name Sage Francis, often associated with Atmosphere and Brother Ali, but I had never checked him out. Then came the mash-up that The Legion of Doom did, where he mashed up this song with … Continue reading

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Sex Pistols : Pretty Vacant

Well, today’s post comes because of an article that I read this morning. The organizers wanted the Sex Pistols to play in the opening ceremony of the Olympics, which in itself is bizarre. But they also wanted to make it … Continue reading

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Hobo Bastard : Bones in the Basement

So, I was asked for the first time to listen to and review a band a couple of days ago. Well, I was a little nervous to do so, because, what if they sucked. Do I just ignore the person … Continue reading

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The Buzzcocks : Ever Fallen In Love

The Buzzcocks are of course legendary, and for good reason. They were a big part of the early punk movement. When they were first forming, they heard about this band called The Sex Pistols, and traveled down to London to … Continue reading

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George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic : Erotic City (Prince Cover)

This is arguably one of the finest songs that Prince ever wrote. It was never released on a full length album, only as a B-Side for Let’s Go Crazy. Since it was written around the time of Purple Rain, I’m … Continue reading

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The Promise Ring : B is for Bethlehem

Building on yesterday’s post, this is The Promise Ring, which is the band that Davey Von Bohlen started after the demise of Cap’n Jazz. They definitely continued the progress of Emo after what Cap’n Jazz had started, and I actually … Continue reading

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