Before Seattle’s Duff McKagan went on to become the bassist for Guns N’ Roses and before Mother Love Bone started influencing the city’s grunge sound, there was The Living.
I loved “Humpty Dance” and “Doowutchyalike” like many. “Oregano Flow” is my favorite Digital Underground joint though. It features Shock G beautifully without reverting to Humpty.
🎧Listening to You Ain’t the Problem by Michael Kiwanuka
This is the song from the recent Gap TV ads.
When the World Is Running Down, You Make the Best of What’s Still Around by The Police is a song written for current times despite being released in 1980.
On this day 32 years ago, Nirvana began recording their debut album Bleach on SupPop.
Stretch and Bobbito Radio episode 4 is up. Lots of Caribbean vibes with this one.
🎶 Listening: Georgia - Started Out
Listening to: Lo Tom - LP2
It’s a bit brief (only 25 minutes), but this eight track project from members of Pedro the Lion & Starflyer 59 hits hard. David Bazan’s lyrics are introspective & thought provoking as usual.
I listened to a little bit of Post Malone’s Nirvana tribute this morning. Not half bad. Well done actually.
“I may be covered in cat hair, but I still smell good.”
I found my new theme song.
I was watching the Birmingham episode of the SEC Network series True South this morning and discovered the band St. Paul & the Broken Bones. I’m captivated. 🎶
“Listen to what you want and don’t shame others for not knowing what you like.”
– Wolfgang Van Halen, son of Eddie
🎶 Currently playing: Mistakes and Regrets by …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
🎶Current soundtrack: The Diamond That Cuts Thru Illusion by Porter Ray
🎶Current soundtrack: Everything All the Time by Band of Horses
🎶Current Soundtrack: Dear Friends by Sol
Current soundtrack: Glorious by Macklemore, Skylar Grey 🎶
I had never noted until now that the drummer in the Motownphilly video was Questlove from The Roots.
(h/t John Book)
Current soundtrack: Mood.
🎶 Current Soundtrack: Wild Nothing Essentials