Category Archives: Rants about Music

“So, You’ve Gone Insane. That’s Fun.”

[Contains dried robin’s blood and SPOILERS!!!] The major story arc dominating Season Six of Parks and Recreation (2013), aside from ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) acrimonious recall from the City Council, was the not-entirely-unrelated merging of cash-strapped Eagleton (and its super-snooty … Continue reading

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PledgeKittens

The Lounge Kittens, Britain’s foremost/funnest rock/rap-covers act, launched a PledgeMusic campaign this morning to support the recording/release of a new E.P., and by the time I’d read about it, the totaliser was already up to 56%! I attribute that both … Continue reading

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Yui, Adieu

Suspicions were raised when the video for Babymetal’s new single “Distortion” was released in May without a proper shot of the band members in it, and all but confirmed by her absence from the American and European festival tours, but … Continue reading

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Too Much Music?

How much music is “too much”? According to my ears, there’s no such thing… but sadly my wallet doesn’t agree! This predicament was made even more painful yesterday, with the release of three great albums to taunt/tempt me… First up … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Jill Janus (1975-2018)

Shortly after getting online this morning I was slapped in the face with the tragic news that Jill Janus, frontwoman of heavy metal band Huntress, had taken her own life, at the age of 43. I think it’s fair to … Continue reading

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AL7egiance: 101%

L7’s drive to crowdfund the recording/release of an (as-yet-untitled) comeback album has finally reached its goal, though there were a couple speed-bumps along the way, most notably in June when drummer Dee broke her arm a mere 12 hours before … Continue reading

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My Pet Earworm

After playing (and replaying) a couple Garfunkel and Oates videos on my “smart” blu-ray player, the YouTube app thingy recommended that I check out some of (award-winning musical-comedian) Rachel Bloom’s work as well… thus infecting my brain with the insanely … Continue reading

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