Category Archives: Music
Depeche Mode, and this, their fourth album, cannot be overstated in the development of my musical taste or self. For a long time I had liked some bands, and had some albums, but didn’t really have any favorites that stuck … Continue reading
You missed me singing this song like Elvis Costello.
It’s strange that after some solid memories of 1975, there isn’t much I can say about ’76. I certainly know a lot of the songs, but I don’t have nearly as many specific memories about them. 1977 also has a … Continue reading
Joy: 1967-1990, by Ultra Vivid Scene (same as it’s been for 23 years now.)
I pre-ordered the new Arcade Fire album, Reflektor, and it released on October 28. Between the first event and the second, I heard the first single off of it, the title track, and it sort of…gave me pause. The new … Continue reading
It’s 1975, and I’m seven years old. As you can expect, I’m getting more and more memories here, so the songs of 1975 I recall is a much longer list. There are songs I simply remember hearing, such as “Laughter … Continue reading
As he did with most people, Lou Reed changed music for me. But not directly. I tried in college to get into the Velvet Underground. So many bands I love were directly influenced by them, so it seemed natural to … Continue reading