Archive for February 5th, 2012

Owl City – Live From Los Angeles DVD/Blu-ray (2012)

Owl City represents the new paradigm in music: Just a kid at his parents’ house, mixing up an emotive brand of synthpop and posting it up on the Internet — but sounding to all the world like a polished and produced Top 40 act.

Steely Dan Sunday, "Everything You Did" (1976)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** In rock music, there’s been occasions where one act provokes another in a rock song, resulting in a retaliatory song by the provoked.

Forgotten series: Derek Bailey – Mirakle (2000)

Imagine walking into a big music store. Two guys are playing: a solid funk bass propelled by a wiggly, syncopated drummer.

Rush – Permanent Waves (1980; 2007 Mobile Fidelity Remaster)

If you’re not an audiophile, and not many people are, these discs are not for you. They’re expensive to start with — then they usually skyrocket in price when their limited production runs end.