Category Archives: Rants about Music

Galaxonbury

Last weekend three acts I’d dearly love to see live were playing Glastonbury Festival: Vodun, The Lounge Kittens, and Babymetal… though there was never any chance of me actually attending the event, because I hate the outdoors, and “roughing it” … Continue reading

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PunkWatch: Queen Barb

I wasn’t aware of the Trolls musical movie franchise until the trailer for a forthcoming sequel started appearing on various news sites this week, touting the heavy metal tuneage and cameo voice-overs. According to the blurb, there are six different … Continue reading

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M-B-E-2-M-I-A

I was a little surprised when I read the news that British-Sri-Lankan rapper/provocateur M.I.A. (aka Mathangi Arulpragasam) was being awarded an M.B.E. (aka The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) this year for her services to music… not because … Continue reading

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“I Used To Think You Were The Cleverest Man Alive.”

Back in the day, I would have been chomping-at-the-bit to bash out a feverish blog post about the latest season of Game of Thrones… but this time around, ehhh, not so much. According to the notes I made after each … Continue reading

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S-E-B Oversight

I was shocked to discover that yesterday’s “pirate” CD post was actually the first time I’d ever even mentioned Sophie Ellis-Bextor on this blog! For the record, I’ve had a major crush on her since the mid-1990s, when she was … Continue reading

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Faker Seen

Although I’ve been trying to curb my online spending lately, when I saw a new/sealed copy of Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s album Make A Scene going for half-price on eBay, I couldn’t resist snapping it up (partly because of the price, and … Continue reading

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Rat ‘N’ Roll!

After twenty long years, the reunited/reinvigorated L7 have finally released a new album, titled “Scatter the Rats” (inspired by a motivational comment their producer made in reference to the rodents in the recording studio’s basement!). Videos for two of the … Continue reading

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