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New Music Friday: Nine Inch Nails is back

Two days before Christmas and Trent Reznor decides to remind us of how insane 2016 has been by resurrecting his band Nine Inch Nails with a 5 song EP entitled Not The Actual Events. As Trent “lovingly” describes on his website: “IT’S AN UNFRIENDLY, FAIRLY IMPENETRABLE RECORD THAT WE NEEDED TO MAKE”.  “IT’S AN EP […]

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Bowie in the mid 1990s

Great footage is popping up on YouTube for David Bowie fans.  A couple of my favorites are during his artistic resurgence in 1995 starting with the album Outside. Bowie didn’t really know what to do after his biggest commercial success with Let’s Dance in 1983.  He released a couple lackluster albums, did a “never going to […]

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Favorite Halloween Theme Music Videos that are not Thriller

No question, we all love Thriller but sometimes we need slightly different thrills to add to our Halloween enjoyment.  Here are a dozen videos that make my body start to shiver. Because no no mere mortal can resist; the evil of the thriller. Nine Inch Nails “Closer” Rotating hanging bodies, pig heads on a stick. Creepy factor […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2016 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th annual Innovators/Imitators Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination post. This method is based on My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus”. The line goes “We Are The Innovators, They Are The Imitators”. Give the song a listen to start you day off right. With that in mind, I will list all the […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2015 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th edition of Innovators/Imitators in which I try to separate the wheat from the chaff and determine whom I think should be inducted into the Rock Hall in December. The Innovators/Imitators idea came from My Morning Jackets’s “Wordless Chorus” so let’s kick this off with the theme song. The Paul Butterfield Blues […]

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Welcome back

It sure was great to hear back from these artists that were gone for 5 years or longer.  Not only did they come back but they released good to great albums.  It must have been time away well spent because I spent some time enjoying these albums in 2013 My Bloody Valentine Last album: Loveless 1991 […]

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Get Out

For those of you who lived and breathed the Alternative music 90s scene, this is a good week for you. Thursday, light a candle and mellow out the angst you’re feeling with Mazzy Star at The Fonda On Friday, head bang all your angst away at The Staples Center when the newly reformed Nine Inch […]

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New Music Tuesday

In the 1980s a man named Trent Rezner formed a band called Nine Inch Nails that garnered worldwide acclaim.  Their  dark, industrial and yet melodic sound appealed to those disaffected youths seeking  a change in musical direction from the pop sound of its time.   Trent retired the band in 2008 to take on different […]

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