Tag Archives: Radiohead

7 and 7 is 2007

Albums are dying in 2007 so I found this a hard year to find 7 albums I still enjoy in 2017. In Rainbow Radiohead Their grand internet distribution experiment of pay your own price worked especially well because this was such an amazing body of work. Raising Sand Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Robert Plant […]

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7 and 7 is 1997

And the album era is slowly coming to an end, still there were 7 albums that kept my attention. OK Computer Radiohead – Radiohead makes their Pink Floyd masterpiece and then moves on.  I still miss mid 90s guitar era Radiohead but I’m glad they progressed. The Fat Of The Land The Prodigy – Just […]

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Favorite Singles 2016

My ten favorite songs for 2016. My only rule is they had to be released as singles.   My apologies to Beyoncé and Rihanna but since I’m an old guy I went outside the Top 40 and went for those NPR type songs.  FYI-Formation and Work were definite highlights from this year. I’m still a melody guy […]

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Favorite Albums 2016

My top ten list in no particular order.  As I look at the list, there is a lot of despair, desperation and death but also a little bit of hope and faith in moving forward.  May 2017 brings a little more of the latter. David Bowie “Blackstar” A great album that sadly became more poignant […]

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Mercury Prize Nominees

The Mercury Prize is an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The shortlist is chosen by an independent panel of musicians, music presenters, music producers, music journalists, festival organisers and other figures in the music industry in the UK and Ireland. The main objectives of the Mercury […]

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Quarterly Report Best albums 2016

I posted five of my favorite records that came out through April.  Here are my current five favorites through June. Day Of The Dead Could a  three disc Grateful Dead tribute album actually by a Best Album candidate?  If it’s curated lovingly by members of The National and gets the participation of some of Indie […]

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Compare and contrast

Compare and contrast the week’s news from The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Radiohead.  Who did it best? The Red Hot Chili Peppers released a song last week entitled “Dark Necessities” for their new album, The Getaway.  The album comes out June 17.  Pre-order the album and you get a download of their single.  You […]

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5 Years

I flipped my Rhino Calendar to May and there was David Bowie 5 years 1969-1973.  He had an insane output of amazing music in that span. Space Oddity Man Who Sold The World Hunky Dory The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars Aladdin Sane Pin-Ups It reminded me that I’ve […]

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2 for 2uesday: Prince tribute covers

Not surprisingly there have been a number of artists covering their favorite Prince song.  Ironically, Prince did not want people to cover his songs. Bruce Springsteen played “Purple Rain” in Brooklyn.  The song is currently available to download for free on his website.   Here’s Lin Manuel Miranda and the entire cast of Hamilton performing […]

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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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