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by jonas
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:40 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Spinner Listening Party - 4/11/2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1571

Jake wrote:I'm pretty sure I wrote "AOL/Spinner..." every week for the past few years.


Oh man, I must have mentally blocked it out. Even now when I read the letters "AOL" I get the buzzing, hissing sounds of dial-up in my head.
by jonas
Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Spinner Listening Party - 4/11/2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1571

Spinner Listening Party - 4/11/2011

http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/spinner#/1 AOL? Really? How did I never notice that before? Unlike Jake I'm not remotely listing everything, but: Foo Fighters Notorious music thief Paul Simon Alison Krauss Robert Zimmerman, live at Brandeis '63 Low Bell X1 The Feelies ...and some bands I'...
by jonas
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Kate Bush and James Joyce: together at last!
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

Dammit, can someone undo that page wrap for me?
by jonas
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Kate Bush and James Joyce: together at last!
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

Huh. I have all sorts of thoughts about that. The end of Molly Bloom's soliloquy is pretty sexy, but there's a thorn in it: "I was a flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and...
by jonas
Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: The Long-Overdue 70s Creepout Mix tracklist
Replies: 20
Views: 6494

Jake wrote:One of my all-time favorite songs.


Yes...just hearing those first 5 notes can invoke all sorts of associations for me.
by jonas
Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: The Long-Overdue 70s Creepout Mix tracklist
Replies: 20
Views: 6494

Years ago I put together a mix CD for a friend called "Songs on Your Mom's Radio." Since I'm (*cough*) a bit older than you guys, the mix looked a little different. The Association - Cherish, Never My Love Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - The Look of Love Andy Williams - Love Story ("...
by jonas
Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What's on your Heavy Rotation list?
Replies: 336
Views: 71932

This post sent me scrolling through YT watching their videos, and I like them a lot. Some of those songs are as much shoegazey power pop as they are shoegazey dream pop, and I guess I was in the mood for that. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=607MlZ1n_h0 Holy crap! Here is A Joy Formidable at their l...
by jonas
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Ryan Adams hates America
Replies: 0
Views: 1480

Ryan Adams hates America

By which I mean he's touring Europe. AND he'll be working on a new album with Glyn Johns, who must be like 80 years old.
by jonas
Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Sales
Replies: 15
Views: 5809

Sugarcubes Forever wrote:I suggest Iha and D'arcy partner up with Scott Stapp, Wes Borland and a drum machine.

They can call themselves "Felt Six-Shooter.


Just saw the mugshot of D'Arcy from her recent arrest. Too sad to link to, but if you care enough you can find it.
by jonas
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:29 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Growers
Replies: 6
Views: 2303

steve-o wrote:
Growers: Wilco Sky Blue Sky


I was recently relistening and do like SBS more than originally, I must confess.

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