The Gentle Hum Of Anxiety : Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ ‘The Social Network’ S/T

There’s a few things that always make me feel better when I’m under the weather; watching horror movies, Chinese food, raspberry jello, and new records. I’ve covered all of them over the course of this two week stint at the Hotel Covid. Today is a special day for new records, as last night my good […]

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Covid-19 Is Very F*&^#@g Real

Feature Art by MJ.Hiblen I’m sitting in my basement studio typing on a Saturday afternoon, looking back on nearly two weeks straight up sickness. The first week I was under the impression that I had a sinus infection. Woke up in the middle of the night Sunday, November 8th with chills and body aches. I […]

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Future Museums : Damo’s Dream

Neil Lord, aka Future Museums, was tapped to put together three different bands back in 2019 to be backing musicians for the great Damo Suzuki. Suzuki, of course from Can and a plethora of collaborations over the last 50 years in experimental music, was to play three distinct shows in the US. Austin, Dallas, and […]

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Steve Roach : Tomorrow

Musician and composer Steve Roach is a legend in the ambient/new age music world. He started out as a Motorcross racer in his early 20s before being inspired by Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, and Vangelis to teach himself to play the synthesizer. He released his debut album Now in 1982, and by 1986 he released […]

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“This Brother Is Free…I”ll Be What I Want To Be”: Callahan and Billy Cover The Dan

I’ve heard a lot of different Steely Dan covers over the years. The Minutemen covering “Dr. Wu”, Wilco covering “Any Major Dude Will Tell You”, and even Zombi covering “Green Earrings”. All of those covers were great in their own special way, either for making the song their own or for sticking to the original […]

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Covid…Rhymes With Covid

Well it seems I’ve found myself at home for an undetermined amount of time. Maybe just three days. Maybe thirteen. A week ago I came down with what I’d describe as a mere head cold. I had a low grade fever after a day of being outside and raking/blowing leaves around the yard. It felt […]

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AC/DC : Power Up

There are a few bands that found the secret recipe from the get-to. They locked into their strengths and foundational DNA that bound them at the start of it all and were set on their path to reigning rock and roll glory. The Stones, Black Sabbath, Guided By Voices, Motorhead, The Ramones, and of course […]

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Just One More Classic Album….

So the other day a friend proposed this question to the social media ether, “If just one band that you love would put out one more classic album, what band would that be?” This friend proposes a lot of these questions to the ether and occasionally I’ll bite and throw my two cents in. This […]

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