Music To Eat

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More Songs of Spookiness

I’ve posted previously here about music and Halloween: about some of my favorite spooky album covers and also with a mix of some of my favorite creepy songs.  Here are … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tobogganing On Topographic Oceans

It was a warm autumn afternoon that I stumbled into the rambling topography of a murky ocean replete with Mayan pyramids, fish swimming in mid-air, and a four part suite … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

Cabinet of Obscurities: Vova Nova

An occasional feature showcasing music by little-known artists who (generally) only put out one or two albums. “A balmy Saturday night. Lights melt by the car windows as we drive through … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Percussive Pineapples and Neglected Peaches

“Summer is rotting in a haze like a neglected peach”, wrote the author Neil Gaiman in the introduction to a Tori Amos tour book. And the end of summer is … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Bad Album Covers Happen to Good Albums (Part 2)

And the journey continues on from Part 1….. Pity poor John Martyn. He went into the studio in the early 90s to re-record some of the best songs from his … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Bad Album Covers Happen to Good Albums (Part 1)

Sure, finding bad album covers is easy to do – whole books and websites have been devoted to the failed and unintentionally humorous in album cover art. Yet, usually in … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

Wild Nothing: “Reichpop”

From Wild Nothing’s Life of Pause, released earlier this year, comes “Reichpop”, the lead track.  It’s a soundworld enveloped in melodic washes of synthesizer, marimba, drums and guitar.  With “reich” … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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