I’m very pleased to hear that The Boy Least Likely To is still making music as lovable and cuddly as ever.
Confession: I am a 1960s girl group snob.
I want to dance like Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps
Guitars rock, like it’s still the 70s. Guitars rock, like we’re all still dancing in our living rooms to Herman Düne
Of course I have a crush on the wrong girl
There’s a new Concretes album coming out. It’s been awhile. They’ve been off having kids, and meeting penguins. I still miss Victoria. I still like The Concretes, though. This new album sounds muted. There’s a nice thumping bass that runs through most of the songs that reminds me of Blondie circa the instrumental section of […]
Obviously, I hate everything about this group, but the music and production and playing on this album (courtesy of Amy Winehouse’s producer and backing band) is quite exemplary, and… …I’m glad I’m not the only one who misses the original Pipettes. This is Wendy James-level desperate, and Transvision Vamp-level good. Now, maybe if Mark Ronson and the Dap-Kings […]
I’m going to keep the faith here, for a while longer. It’s a change of sound, a change of direction. To these ears, it sounds like they’ve smoothed out many of the rough edges that made Pipettes Mk1 so delicious and charming – I wouldn’t blink if you played this to me in a club, […]
Damn it, but I think I have another crush coming on… Some exquisite lover’s rock from Spain (I assume). And this one is like The Pipettes only… um… only… This one’s great as well. (Back to the ska.)