Saturday, 11 April 2015

The Shit - Some Shit That Ain't Too Shit

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

AV Dolls - Angie, where will it lead us from here?


















Moving Models - Six Of The Best

















The Art - Who Wears Short Shorts?














The Art - Pretty in Pink

















Art of the Poster - Alfonso Cuarón's "Y tu mamá también" (2001)




















Cult Cuties - Down By The Boardwalk


















The Art - Fenced

















Art of the Poster - Doris Wishman's "Bad Girls Go to Hell" (1965)




















The Art - What really knocked me out was her cheap sunglasses; oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah

















Be Your Mirror - Pinky & Perky















The Art - Stairway To Haven

  















Moving Models - Dancing Queen

















The Music - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Blast out "American Dream Plan B" on Kimmel Show




I got a dream I'm gonna fight 'til I get it


Tom and pals blast out a blistering live version of the mighty "American Dream Plan B",  the lead single to - and one of many highlights from -their recent wonderful Hypnotic Eye LP. Love the Back in Black riff at the start!

The album debuted at number one on the Billboard chart, with first-week sales of 131,000 copies in the United States.























The Music - Loli Phabay's "Hop hop hop" (AKA 'The red apple') )








A wonderful vibrant powerful clip from the mighty Russian/Moldovian film 'Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven' (Tabor Ukhodit V Nebo) which showcases the tremendous wild music on the OST!

Here's the beautiful and exuberant "Hop hop hop" from Loli Phabay!



















AV Dolls - R2D2

















The Music - Richard Hell & The Voidoids blast out "Blank Generation" (1979)



I was saying "let me out of here" before I was even born


Richard Hell  & The Voidoids blast out a version of "Blank Generation"  back in 1979.

This (of course!) was from a gig at CBGB´s.

This classic existentialist/nihilist punk anthem vividly paints a picture of Hell's life in the 70s, as a junkie poet who felt totally cut off - and isolated - from the rest of the world.

The song was the title track to Richard's seminal 1977 album - a collection AllMusic called "one of the most powerful [albums] to come from punk's first wave" and "groundbreaking punk rock that followed no one's template, and today it sounds just as fresh - and nearly as abrasive - as it did when it first hit the racks".

An album described as "a thrilling and improbably poignant listening experience" by BBC Music, on its 2007 re-issue.














Moving Models - Cyn City

















The Selfie - Pretty In Pinks
















Art of the Cover - Bombay Bicycle Club's "Flaws" (2010)







A real nice piece of artwork adorns the sophomore studio album from the Nottingham lads.

The cover was designed by the band's bassist, Ed Nash.

Flaws was released in July 2010 and debuted on the UK Albums Chart at number 8.

The album included 11 acoustically recorded tracks, including "Swansea"; a cover of the Joanna Newsom song that appears on her album The Milk-Eyed Mender and "Fairytale Lullaby"; a cover of the John Martyn song that appears on the album London Conversation

In December, the album was certified Silver by the British Phonographic Industry for selling over 60,000 copies. 

"Flaws" was been nominated for the 2011 Ivor Novello Award for best album.










Tracklisting


1. "Rinse Me Down"   3:10
2. "Many Ways"   2:44
3. "Dust On The Ground"   4:03
4. "Ivy & Gold"   2:56
5. "Leaving Blues"   2:56
6. "Fairytale Lullaby" (John Martyn cover) 2:20
7. "Word By Word"   2:38
8. "Jewel"   3:04
9. "My God"   2:26
10. "Flaws" (feat. Lucy Rose) 2:57
11. "Swansea" (Joanna Newsom cover; feat. Lucy Rose) 4:14















Art of the Poster - Stanley Kubrick's "Killer's Kiss" (1955)





Her soft mouth was the road to sin-smeared violence!


Mobs, Molls and Mayhem ....indeed!

Classic noir from a young Stanley Kubrick. His second feature, made when he was only 26.

A film seen a billion times by Quentin Tarantino!












Art of the Cover - Mark Kozelek's "Sings Christmas Carols" (2014)






Typically sumptuous artwork adorns the latest idiosyncratic collection from Mark Kozelek.

And Kozelek albums are getting so rare, nowadays!

Yap, it's Marks' brand new album .... Mark Kozelek Sings Christmas Carols.

And, yes, friends .. that is real thing!

This is Koz's attempt to outdo the masterful Benji which dropped earlier this year.

In typical Koz manner, the songs here go through some radical, yet glorious, transformations!

As well as standard configurations, Mark Kozelek Sings Christmas Carols. is available in a limited edition Green Vinyl version.

The LP is available for per-order NOW!











Tracklisting


1. Christmas Time Is Here 3:58
2. Do You Hear What I Hear? 2:46
3. 2,000 Miles 2:50
4. O Come All Ye Faithful 2:07
5. O Christmas Tree 2:56
6. Away In A Manger 1:58
7. O Little Town Of Bethlehem 2:54
8. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 3:11
9. Silent Night 2:58
10. Noel 4:53
11. Father Christmas 2:46
12. Hark The Herald Angels Sing 2:06
13. What Child Is This? 2:44
14. The Christmas Song 3:48









The Art - Party Girl

















Moving Models - Devine Devin

















Moving Models - Little Black Number

















The Shot - In My Room

















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