Because robot bugs, that’s why. (h/t Polly Nator, who pointed me to the video for a song I already loved)
Posts Tagged ‘music’
This video clip looks like it is straight off cute overload, but the sweetness is offset by Of Montreal’s dark sense of humour and heavy bass-line. This song is Wraith Pinned to the Mist (and Other Games), from the album The Sunlandic Twins. I wonder if somewhere a student writing a thesis on their song [...]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE9nrznrOU8] We went down to the Rialto last night to catch a benefit concert by Calexico. Best show I’ve seen in ages. They pull off an unexpected blend of mariachi, folk, and straight-up rock, including a Neil Young cover featuring two full mariachi bands and a slew of guest vocalists on stage. Calexico is perhaps [...]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kV5XkBQsKU] Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is another Aussie band that has made it into my regular rotation. Nick Cave was recently interviewed by Terry Gross, where we learn that his parentage includes a librarian and an English teacher. This may explain the sophistication of his lyrics. In any case, I like it.
Jo-anne has made a project of reorienting me towards a more Australian temperament. Her tactics are subtle but persistent. If I send her off to the video store, for instance, she comes home with some Aussie movie or another. The most insidious of her methods includes buying CDs of Australian bands and playing them until [...]