Post Tagged with: "1990s"

WTF?! Wednesdays: Jandek, “Bring It In A Manger” (1990)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Jandek, “Bring It In A Manger” (1990)

It is Christmas day and what better way to celebrate than to give a listen to the only Christmas song ever recorded with the word “genitals” in it.

Almost Hits: Hindu Love Gods, “Raspberry Beret” (1990)

Almost Hits: Hindu Love Gods, “Raspberry Beret” (1990)

The Hindu Love Gods may sound like the name of some obscure alt-rock band, but that was hardly the case. In short: it was R.E.M. with Michael Stipe replaced with Warren Zevon.

‘A real dripping, nighttime record’: Daniel Lanois remembers Bob Dylan collaboration on Oh Mercy

‘A real dripping, nighttime record’: Daniel Lanois remembers Bob Dylan collaboration on Oh Mercy

For Daniel Lanois, producing an album can typically be about “the documenting of time, and what’s going on in people’s lives — emotionally and otherwise.” And with Bob Dylan, that time was typically after sundown.

‘He’s actually a musician’: Neal Schon on Journey’s relationship with producer Kevin Shirley

Producer Kevin Shirley has worked with every Journey lead singer going back to Steve Perry, and there’s a reason for that: “He’s very, very musical,” says band co-founder Neal Schon.

Mike Keneally and Beer for Dolphins – Sluggo!: Super Deluxe Edition (1997; 2013 reissue)

Mike Keneally and Beer for Dolphins – Sluggo!: Super Deluxe Edition (1997; 2013 reissue)

That Sluggo! — perhaps Mike Keneally’s first, best album of real songcraft — came together at all, considering the circumstances, remains something of a miracle.

Ronnie Montrose – Bearings (1999; 2013 reissue)

Ronnie Montrose – Bearings (1999; 2013 reissue)

This acoustic offering, remastered and packaged together with a new concert tribute to Ronnie Montrose, offers an opportunity for quiet reflection on the guitarist’s lost genius.

Movies: The Punk Singer (2013)

Movies: The Punk Singer (2013)

The Punk Singer, Sini Anderson’s briskly paced, 80-minute film examines Kathleen Hanna’s ascension as unofficial spokeswoman of the riot grrl movement.

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

Shortwave number stations? WTF is that?! And why would anybody want recordings of them?!! The first part is easy to answer. The second part? Hmmm…let me think on it.

The Jigsaw Seen – For The Discriminating Completist (2013)

The Jigsaw Seen – For The Discriminating Completist (2013)

For nearly a quarter of a century, the Jigsaw Seen has been making music fueled by fascinating and forward thinking strategies.

Jellyfish – Radio Jellyfish (2013)

Jellyfish – Radio Jellyfish (2013)

Culled from that brief turn-of-the-1990s moment when unplugged performances were all the rage, these acoustic radio performances from Jellyfish offer fresh perspective on the band’s stirring, if all-too-brief, two-album run.