So those are my dreams
And these are my eyes
Stand tall like a man
Headstrong like a horse
So those are my dreams
Then it all went topsy-turvy.
Gord Downie is a Canadian icon. As The Tragically Hip wind up their final tour, Sarah Banks reflects on his importance, his humanity and his beauty.
The one, the only ….
The Perfect Trailer Song
An American classic.
I wonder what you’re doing now (I hope you’re feeling happy now)
On Makeout songs.
Every prospect pleases, and only men play viols.
Remembering Prince, the artist that made it okay for Black people to be weird.
It’s been a while; work and life have conspired to keep me away. But it’s time to revive the Listening Parties, and I think you will find they are better than ever.
The Kinks made some of the best conservative rock records, even if they share little with Republican talking points.
The giants like Bowie and Shandling will get all the year-end press; but here at Mindless Diversions, we keep a flame for the underdogs too.
One of rock’s greatest keyboardists has taken his own life.
What are y’all listening to?
Maribou tells a story. And looks forward to hearing about your weekend.
Re-hearing things for the first time.
Three Tunes, for your Wednesday Blues.
Still killing time, waiting for Dear Tommy.
Early Valentine’s Day gift here.
Trying to do a better job of recognizing abundance.
The Dream of the Nineties is Alive.
The memoir of an East L.A. barrio girl turned punk rock legend.
Originally this space was to be occupied by a Q&A with all five brilliant jazz musicians who helped David Bowie, seemingly unbeknownst to them, craft his last goodbye to Planet Earth: The challenging, satisfying and uncompromising Blackstar.
Some soothing sounds, and some not-so-soothing.
Lemmy and Bowie got all the press, but they were just the tip of the iceberg.
From: Anderson .Paak – Without You (feat. Rapsody) – YouTube
Artists on the right could learn a lot from David Bowie.
Top ten albums of 2015: 1) To Pimp a Butterfly, 2) To Pimp a Butterfly, 3) To Pimp a Butterfly… 10) To Pimp a Butterfly
I dunno what happened.
R.I.P. Mister Kilmister, 1945-2015.
Curse you, Google! Where the hell am I gonna find new Grime now?
Bumrushing the canon.
Glyph’s Favorite Electronic Music of 2015.
A dispatch from Ordinary Times’ assigned Wu-Tang correspondent.