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Albums Turning Twenty VI: The Colour And The Shape, by the Foo Fighters

Saturday, 20 May 2017

3 February: David Bowie – Earthling
18 February: Lost Highway OST
3 March: Ulver – Nattens Madrigal
25 March: GWAR – Carnival Of Chaos
22 April: Ani Difranco – Living In Clip

20 May: Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape

30 May: Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
16 June: Radiohead – OK Computer
8 July: Emperor – Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
16 August: Mayhem – Deathcrush
30 September: Portishead – Portishead
25 November: nine inch nails – Closure

    The year 1997 was a big one for me both personally and socially. I was deeply involved in music, writing, and the arts, and my personal life was winding up in a crescendo of self-discovery and debauchery. That was twenty years ago and I am writing a little bit about each album on their release dates.

Today, we look at The Colour And The Shape, the Foo Fighters’s second album…

 

 

The Foo Fighters - The Colour And The Shape

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Outshined, Shined Out

Thursday, 18 May 2017

The news this morning made this a surreal day. Chris Cornell, just 52 years old, survivor of the explosive and culturally immense Seattle grunge scene, was found dead in his hotel room while on tour with his original band Soundgarden. So, like many of my Gen-X brethren, I am sitting at my desk, listening to Soundgarden, and reflecting on it all.

Outshined was the first grunge song I heard. …or maybe Smells Like Teen Spirit… or maybe Alive… I cannot really recall; 11 years old was a long time ago. What I do recall, very vividly, is the first time I heard it. I remember sitting on the living room floor of my parents’ old apartment watching television (I used to sneak down at night to watch The Monkees on VH1) and turned to MTV. Here was a Buzz Clip that premiered that day… and POW. That was it. The past was over. I was changed. That was the moment that people talk about music changing their lives. That was when it happened for me. That moment defined so much of the rest of my life. That riff, the passion, that god damn voice… I may have stopped listening after Down On The Upside, but I will never forget what that moment did for me. It is one of the core reasons I am a musician. Thank you, Soundgarden. Thank you, Chris Cornell.

 

   Rest well, Chris.

 

Time Out Timmy At Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse

Monday, 15 May 2017

13 May 2017
Time Out Timmy   Middle Son Facebook
at Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse

Time Out Timmy

Time Out Timmy

Time Out Timmy

Time Out Timmy

Time Out Timmy

Time Out Timmy

Middle Son (Missing Son) At Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse

Monday, 15 May 2017

13 May 2017
Missing Son   Middle Son Facebook
at Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse

Missing Son

Missing Son

Missing Son

Jonee Earthquake At Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse

Sunday, 14 May 2017

13 May 2017
Jonee Earthquake Band   JEQ Facebook
at Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse
Jonee Earthquake Band

Jonee Earthquake Band

Jonee Earthquake Band

Jonee Earthquake Band

Jonee Earthquake Band

Albums Turning Twenty V: Living In Clip, by Ani DiFranco

Saturday, 22 April 2017

3 February: David Bowie – Earthling
18 February: Lost Highway OST
3 March: Ulver – Nattens Madrigal
25 March: GWAR – Carnival Of Chaos

22 April: Ani Difranco – Living In Clip

20 May: Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
30 May: Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
16 June: Radiohead – OK Computer
8 July: Emperor – Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
16 August: Mayhem – Deathcrush
30 September: Portishead – Portishead
25 November: nine inch nails – Closure

    The year 1997 was a big one for me both personally and socially. I was deeply involved in music, writing, and the arts, and my personal life was winding up in a crescendo of self-discovery and debauchery. That was twenty years ago and I am writing a little bit about each album on their release dates.

Today, we look at the live album by the inimitable Ani DiFranco, Living In Clip

 

 

Ani Difranco - Living In Clip

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Albums Turning Twenty IV: Carnival of Chaos, by GWAR

Saturday, 25 March 2017

3 February: David Bowie – Earthling
18 February: Lost Highway OST
3 March: Ulver – Nattens Madrigal

25 March: GWAR – Carnival Of Chaos

22 April: Ani Difranco – Living In Clip
20 May: Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
30 May: Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
16 June: Radiohead – OK Computer
8 July: Emperor – Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
16 August: Mayhem – Deathcrush
30 September: Portishead – Portishead
25 November: nine inch nails – Closure

    The year 1997 was a big one for me both personally and socially. I was deeply involved in music, writing, and the arts, and my personal life was winding up in a crescendo of self-discovery and debauchery. That was twenty years ago and I am writing a little bit about each album on their release dates.

Today, we look at a mid-period release by GWAR, Carnival of Chaos

 

 

GWAR - Carnival of Chaos

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Albums Turning Twenty III: Nattens Madrigal, by Ulver

Friday, 3 March 2017

3 February: David Bowie – Earthling
18 February: Lost Highway OST

3 March: Ulver – Nattens Madrigal

25 March: GWAR – Carnival Of Chaos
22 April: Ani Difranco – Living In Clip
20 May: Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape
30 May: Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
16 June: Radiohead – OK Computer
8 July: Emperor – Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
16 August: Mayhem – Deathcrush
30 September: Portishead – Portishead
25 November: nine inch nails – Closure

    The year 1997 was a big one for me both personally and socially. I was deeply involved in music, writing, and the arts, and my personal life was winding up in a crescendo of self-discovery and debauchery. That was twenty years ago and I am writing a little bit about each album on their release dates.

Today, we look at Norwegian band Ulver’s third album, Nattens Madrigal – Aatte hymne til ulven i manden

 

 

Ulver - Nattens Madrigal

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Moon And Mud

Monday, 20 February 2017

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Ghosts In The Air And Water

Monday, 20 February 2017

apparitions

apparitions