A little Gene Clark to get the weekend started right. Granted, your weekend might be really weird if this starts it off. But every once awhile a song, or a photograph, or book hits you in the sweet spot and is really perfect. Possibly it is my mood, caffeine level, wrapping up the end of [...]
Kindness – Gee Up
Steve Bent “I’m going to Spain” via Art Decade
It’s been a Jamaica kinda day around here and “the people” (my sister) demand a weekend song. Thus: Gappy Ranks – “Put the Stereo On”
“Because we rock non-stop” – The Treacherous Three Treacherous Three as you can see / Special K / Sunshine / And Kool Moe Dee / And don’t forget MC Spoonie Gee:
On the 4th of July fireworks and rock n’ roll are must haves:
I’m reading “How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder From World War II to Hip-Hop”. The author, Dave Tomkins, speaks in tongues: a highly caffeinated, over-educated, culture-at-the-margins, A.D.D. kind of language… He gets a gold medal for knowing cool stuff. With that in mind I’ve been in a Miami Bass state of mind. Start [...]
Zia’s Heleyos. You can buy it at Dusty Groove.
I think musician/graphic designer/artist Kim Hiorthøy shot the cover of this weekend’s party starter: “Lovesick” on the Real Life is No Cool record by Lindstrøm And Christabelle. Sometimes the internet is a little tricky and I can’t be too sure. I am sure I like Kim’s multiple hat wearing though.
The new Toro y Moi is a shout to the gods: “End This Winter!” Play it enough you’ll start shopping for disco pants.