Wednesday, May 10, 2006

bLiTzScReEd WeDnEsDaY!

(a smattering of coolfun stuff i've received thru the week)

- from BB in NYC - supposedly a winning slogan from a contest run a hundred-plus years ago to promote tinned milk:

- from M at The Rock Hall - THE WORST THINGS THAT HAVE EVER HAPPENED TO ROCK 'N' ROLL (from Blender magazine):


There are people who believe that this creature -- call him "honky," "ofay" or the "blue-eyed devil" -- was created 6,000 years ago by an evil scientist named Yakub via genetic experimentation on an island called Patmos in a ... lab or something. These people are music critics. In the first half of the century, Whitey took the kaleidoscopic music of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington and begat LAWRENCE WELK and the couldn't-be-more-appropriately-named PAUL WHITEMAN. In the latter, he took Little Richard's gender-bendy, crypto-porn shout 'Tutti Frutti' and begat its wan, Wonder Breaded anathema, PAT BOONE.

We see the Beast's essence everywhere.

There he is, a beefy blond youth in a Von Dutch cap, spilling keg beer as he shifts weight from one Teva to another to a Bob Marley song -- something he calls "dancing"; there he is, performing as MICHAEL BOLTON and VANILLA ICE or singing through the narrow, goateed visage of A.J. MCLEAN. The dreaded character George Clinton christened Sir Nose D'Void of Funk has had an anti-Midas touch on music for decades now, whether it's rockers copping the sexiness but not the subtlety of the blues in the '50s or lemon-faced mooks hijacking hip-hop's vigor to express the torments of suburban males who can't get laid in the '90s.

White folks: They ruin everything.

- from RC in SF: Sammy Davis Jr. & The Animals on Hullabaloo (1965)

- from Higgs in NJ - all apologies:
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- from DvB in CA - "Keith, Don't Go"...up the tree to get a coconut.

- from MB in Union City - now this guy can write:

NP: Little Feat/"Fat Man In The Bathtub". i am a huge beforeLowellGeorgedied Little Feat Fan. i have often been told that my tunes have bent rhythms...well, yeah...and these guys are where i got that feel. thanks to Mike Stacey for the turnon - listened to them everyday for years, 'til they got bumped off my turntable by Television.

PEEVE DE JOUR: no sleep.

N.B.A.T.W.P: this is a cool bill...

Shane Faubert
Jeremy Lee
and Gary Pig Gold

also known quite musically as

are Very happy to be accompanying
the One and Only DAVE RAVE

as he,
and a host of cool others,

Thursday May 18th


315 Bowery

The New York Power Pop Page Presents

8 p.m. - Dave Rave with The Next Big Thing
9 p.m. - The Churchills
10 p.m. - The Grip Weeds
11 p.m. - Marianne Pillsbury
mid - Humbert

Tickets available at the door.

For more information:




Blogger mr blur said...

"listened to them everyday for years, 'til they got bumped off my turntable by Television."

Hey, same here!

4:27 AM  
Blogger CBeezwax said...

really! more of a bond between us! hence the slide guitar stuff, eh? just the best/sexiest/not-enough-of them-band ever...


8:59 AM  
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