Vinyl Vlog 387

While the novelty of The Ramoms’ existence is impossible to ignore (at first glance, the band looks like an obvious answer to the question of what happens when Riot Grrls reach the age when they become soccer moms), it’s also impossible to deny the inherent possibility of a group of women reimagining Ramones music with a fresh approach that isn’t too far off of the original, but is different enough that it feels fresh and exciting. Simply stated, the Problem...

Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Various Artists – [Album]

Various Artists God Don’t Never Change (Alligator) It has been said before that the greatest measure of an artist can be found in the list of other individuals who assemble to pay him tribute. If we take that as the truth, it can also be taken as doubtless that Blind Willie Johnson is one of the most important musicians to ever pick up a guitar and play the blues; on God Don’t Never Change, a veritable who’s who collection of...

Sunday, 12 June 2016
Amanda Palmer – A Bowie String Quartet Tribute

Amanda Palmer has teamed up with Jherek Bischoff on Strung Out in Heaven, a David Bowie covers EP. The EP features contributions from Anna Calvi (who sang and played guitar on “Blackstar”), writer/director John Cameron Mitchell (who sang on “Heroes”), and Palmer’s husband, the author Neil Gaiman. Below, stream the full EP, and find more information about the project, including artwork and a statement from Palmer. Stream and purchase the entire EP at Bandcamp for $1 Here’s what Palmer had...

Sunday, 07 February 2016
Bowie faithful gather to send Starman home…

Shout-outs to the First Church of the Sacred Silversexual, San Francisco, Reverent Father Lysol Tony-Romeo, Peter… Posted by Lysol Tony-Romeo on Friday, January 15, 2016 REMEMBERING BOWIE (The following is the complete text of the San Francisco Chronicle article) Every David Bowie fan, myself included, has had a hard week. On Jan. 8, the singer/actor/producer/legend turned 69 years old and released a solid four-star album to mark the occasion. Two days later, he was dead — fallen to a secret 18-month...

Thursday, 21 January 2016