Friday, October 26, 2012

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Amanda Lear's "Alphabet"

I have a particular sensitivity to the letter "G."

Martiniano showed me this video tonight. It's fantastically campy. Amanda Lear, once romantically linked to David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Jones and Salvador Dali(!) was the disco queen of Europe in the 80s.  Watch the video and you can't help but smile.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Holy Shit - You Made My Dreams Come True

Finally. Something to put on this thing >>

Holy Shit - You Made My Dreams Come True 12" out in November on Fat Possum.

Friday, March 02, 2012


I posted already on the 01 blog last week but I can't help myself. I am very fond of this man's work!

At Marc Foxx
Up until March 24, 2012

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Creatures of Comfort - Be My Valentine Mix

I made a Valentine's mix for my friend's shop, Creatures of Comfort. Go here to download and to see the tracklist. 

And here's part 2 to this mix.... It's the moody and melancholy counterpart to part 1. Tracklist here


Sunday, January 08, 2012

You Don't Own Me

I can't stop listening to Klaus Nomi's cover of "You Don't Own Me" off of his 1981 s/t album. His rendering has everything but the kitchen sink thrown in -- cabaret Queen-like theatrics, Thin Lizzy double lead guitar harmonies, middle of the road pub rock revivalist bummer, and Martin Duffy-like organ swells. It's probably the latter two, echoes of Denim and Felt, that draw me towards this version.

And the original and classic Leslie Gore version from 1964's TAMI show --