Reason #327 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck: 90125

It’s time to give a little love to YES, circa 1983. Most notable for career reviver Owner Of A Lonely Heart, 90125 teleported Yes into the New Wave Decade with a roar, unlike… Continue reading

IPod R.I.P.

So Apple is discontinuing the Ipod Classic. Hmmmm. Kind of bummed about this decision, and it all comes down to storage space. For freaks like me with tens of thousands of songs on… Continue reading

Max Eider: Duckdance

Hey! I just found out that Max Eider, the great Ying to the phenomenal Pat Fish’s Yang (That phrase comes dangerously close to inappropriate!), just released a new album entitled Duckdance. I’ve no… Continue reading

Reason #328 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck: Nick The Knife

I am a big fan of Nick Lowe. Huge. I’m pretty sure I have everything he has ever done, thanks to the internet, Amazon, and a select friend and fellow music fanatic that… Continue reading

Reason #329 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck: The Best Kisser In The World

Max Eider. Ever heard of the guy? It’s a name you should know, the name of a fella that has talent up the yin-yang, was in one of the best bands you never… Continue reading

Simple Minds: Big Music

I have always loved the music of Simple Minds. Well, that’s not entirely true, allow me to rephrase: I have always loved the music of Simple Minds from the years 1979 (Real To… Continue reading

Reason #330 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck: Technique

I can remember the furor that erupted within the New Order faithful when this album was released. “They’ve gone dance, and worse, they’ve gone POP!!!” Well…in my eyes (and ears) New Order had… Continue reading

The Best Of 2014! On Second Thought…Nah.

Might as well get this out of the way. I have maintained a music blog, in one form or another, since 2008, and every year come December I compile and publish a “Best… Continue reading

Reason #331 Why The ’80’s Didn’t Suck: Liquidizer

I seriously debated whether or not I should include Liquidizer in this here little list of mine. On one hand I think some of the songs have dated rather poorly; on the other… Continue reading

It’s A Nice Day For A…White Wedding?

“And I put it to you that you HAVE to love Billy Idol. ‘Love’ really is the word. Even if you don’t like his records, there’s something badly wrong with anyone who doesn’t… Continue reading