Sunday, December 7, 2014

Replaced

I first got the Devo greatest hits package for my sixteenth birthday. And some point I made the terrible mistake of selling it. 

Thankfully it's back in my collection.

Devo - Greatest Hits. amazon.com. Used.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Newer Sounds

I realize there was a Clear before this Clear. 

But I like this one better.

Clear - Demo. Triple-B. New.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Newer Sounds

English (shocking I know). This is very good.

It reminds me a little bit of Talking Heads. It has an eighties vibe that I appreciate in the sea of nineties revivals I've been obsessing over.

Fiction - The Big Other. amazon.com. New.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Newer Sounds

This reminds me of a poppier Cocteau Twins. Anything that reminds me of Cocteau Twins is not a bad thing.

Dive In - Let Go. iTunes.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

And Before Telegram Sam

A lot of people really like what T-Rex became. I know I do. There's not much like it.

But I find the early folky stuff equally fascinating.

Tyrannosaurus Rex - My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair...But Now They're Content To Wear Stars On Their Brows. amazon.com. Used.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Newer Sounds

This reminds me of The Datsuns, The D4 and other "garage-y" acts of the early 2000s.

Pink Cigar - Lady Killer. iTunes.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Newer Sounds

I'm not into this Cloud Boat EP. It bores me.

That's not to say it's bad. It's just not really my thing.

Cloud Boat - Youthern/Hammerspace. iTunes.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Newer Sounds

I guess this isn't really "newer" but it's the Pet Shop Boys newer release.

I saw them twice in the past year while touring this album. And it was worth every penny.

They were one of my favorite live acts before this tour and they continue to be.

Pet Shop Boys - Electric. amazon.com. New.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

More Than Hold Me Now

Until recently ("recently" in my old age seems to cover a few years at a time) I didn't own anything by Thompson Twins. I've been making up for lost time. It's always interesting exploring a band deeper than their hits. Thompson Twins are a great example of that.

Thompson Twins - The Best of Thompson Twins Greatest Mixes. amazon.com. Used.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Newer Sounds

I think it's important to check out and support newer hardcore bands. I think too many people get stuck in the hardcore of "their era" and think everything new can't compare to what came before.

Feel free to disagree.

Focused Minds - The Fact Remains. 6131 Records. New.