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The Animals Part 1

John N sent me a bunch of Animals links, some of which I already had, some of which I didn't......couldn't quite decide how to break this down, because there were distinct phases to their career, and,...

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The Animals Part 2

Part 1 links were mostly my own , but John N sent me the box-set "The Mickey Most Years "(Mickey Most being the producer of some of thier early works......this is more of the jamming-hard blues stuff...

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Animals Part 3

We've well documented the rise and early years of the Animals, the great hard/rowdy blues of their earlier albums (fleshed out by the Micky Most box set), and now to wrap this up......it's odd, kinds...

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Brian Brings Some Scary Free Jazz

(Scott)-Not a peep from me on this one, this falls way outside the realm of my limited "expertise" (such as it is)...I'll be checking these out, as I do EVERY SINGLE THING anyone sends me, and thanks...

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Brian Strikes back with James Bond 007 covers

(Scott) How about that Brian? gotta give the guy credit for continually coming up with different and intersting stuff to post.....I never would have dreamed of this one....I've carpet bombed it, it's...

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Can there be too much Hendrix, redux?

If you've been around for a while, perhaps you recall the "Can There Be Too Much Hendrix?" series which stretched out for a good part of the summer of 2014......the answer, ultimately, was "yes" there...

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I Look Inside Myself and See My Heart is Black.....

In the spirit of the past posts of "Louie Louie" (which Brian masterminded and I assisted) and the ancient "Gloria" post which I thin I created or stole one or the other, I present you with a "Paint it...

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Jonder presents his fave band You Am I in a covers set!

(SCOTT) first of all, a lot of work went into this obviously.....secondly, my first exposure to I Am You was Jonder's recent compilation of their work........and I enjoyed them quite a bit, that is why...

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David Peel & the Lower East Side

Dragging out the weirdness for yer Easter weekend, sort of an "anti-classic" if you will.....another of my Dad's faves, this is actually (imo) close to unlistenable, but as a child I got a heavy dose...

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Iced Earth

Well, I've always loved metal, as ya know, and Iced Earth, despite a far less than constant lineup, have certainly lived up to that goal.......formed in Tampa in the mid-80's, Iced Earth were basically...

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Full Blown Cherry

Hey, you just never know......when I stumbled across something called "A Rockabilly Tribute to the Ramones", I of course thought "this is for me", figuring it had to be in the so-awful-it's essential...

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Novi Punk Val

Once again my weakness for non-English language rock gets me, this time with a really good collection of punkish numbers from Yugoslavia. Likely having read this far you ALREADY know whether you want...

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Stooges Complete Funhouse Sessions

I'm surprised to learn that I have never put these up before, I don't think they are terribly common......you gotta LOVE you some Stooges to be wanting this, as there are SEVEN (!) discs of rough...

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Fuk

The delicately named Fuk released, to my knowledge, just one full length, 2011's "New Wave of  British Punk Rock", I see some other singles and stuff, but this CD is the only one I...

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Omega Plus

Don't remember where I got this one  from, Omega Plus only (?) release was "How to Kiss the Sky",  from France ca. 1969.......that's about all the information that is available.......that being said,...

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The Raincoats

Hadn't really thought about The Raincoats in a while, for some reason they popped into my nearly-senilebrain a few days ago.....I drug out the great self titled first album, MAN that thing was great,...

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The String Quartet: A Tribute to Guns N Roses

Hey, I TRY to get some variety into your life....The String Quartet, also called The Vitamin String Quartet, has released dozens of these, ie tributes to various rock bands, done up classical...

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"Greatest Ever" Pop Punk

"Greatest ever" is indeed what they call it, hell may be it is......a good mix of some well known good stuff, some well known bad stuff, some obscuritites, and some classics from the golden age of...

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By Request: Truth and Janey

Jack Bond chimes in with a request for some Truth and Janey, kind of rare stuff from those rocking mid-70's......I have two albums in my stash that might be useful.......they had another release or...

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Glitterbust

As always, I am very skeptical and cautious when posting "newer" releases, such as this one, only out for a month or so.....however, I have listened to it and it's some fine experimental noise rock,...

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