Category Archives: Rants about Music

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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“It’s A Bit Naughty, Innit?”

A recent satirical reference to American socialists (supposedly) wanting to “eat the rich”* inspired me to revisit the cult 80’s Brit-com of the same name, co-written and directed by Peter Richardson, of Comic Strip Presents fame. Although I didn’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Don’t Mind If I Do…

After a slightly tumultuous fundraising/recording period, The Lounge Kittens’s new mini-album/E.P. (“Have Another…”) has finally been released into the wild! Technically, as a pledger, I got my copy a day early (possibly even posted by one of the Kittens themselves?), … Continue reading

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Back To Burn

The (alleged?) financial irregularities at PledgeMusic have left many bands (and their supporters) in the lurch, and I was beginning to get a little worried about the relative lack of updates/reassurance coming from L7’s corner of the interweb… but I … Continue reading

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GothWatch: Cameron’s Cosmo Cosplay!

Dove Cameron recently appeared as the lead in a sorta-jukebox-musical adaptation of Clueless, so apparently someone at Cosmopolitan had the bright idea to invite her in for a photoshoot where she dressed up as various “teen queen” movie heroines, from Clueless’s … Continue reading

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