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Nine Post-Punk Openers From ‘79

4 Dec

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Originally posted on Pop ‘stache

1979 was a truly unbelievable year in music.  The Clash put out London Calling at the end of the flash in the pan that was “punk” music.  In the rock realm, Pink Floyd released Continue reading

12 Songs About Extraterrestrial Life

14 Jun

There are two alien-centered blockbusters in theaters currently.  To immense anticipation, Ridley Scott tries his directorial hand at sci-fi for the first time since 1982’s Blade Runner with Prometheus, a prequel to his genius Alien.  To far less excitement, the third installment of the Men in Black series is out and combines at least three formulaic plot devices.  In any event, what better time to visit/revisit some songs about extraterrestrial life? Continue reading

Great songs about robots…

29 Nov

There are some great songs about robots out there. There are also some not-so-great songs about robots out there, go figure! Some of these songs might fit rather loosely into the ‘robot’ category, but they’re all good songs regardless.

If you have trouble listening to any of the songs below, you can find the playlist on my Grooveshark page. Continue reading

prosthetic knowledge

19 Oct

Almost four years to the day of the release of Radiohead’s In Rainbows and approximately three years since the discovery of the cryptic code for engineering the easter egg soundtrack, prosthetic knowledge, I learned about it thanks to my buddy, Marc.  Apparently, In Rainbows, originally titled 10 is supposed to act as a companion album to OK Computer which was originally titled 01 playing off of binary code. Continue reading