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ArtLung posts tagged with “music” ·

  • New Stew Record! New Negro Problem Record!
    ONE NIGHT, TWO ALBUMS Next Monday, June 18, is the must see music event of the Summer for fans and friends of Stew & The Negro Problem. This is a one-night-only, special concert performance and celebration, it will be hosted by (le) poisson rouge in the West Village, and they’ll be talking about it for…

  • On Prog Rock
    Inspired by the little article “The Whitest Music Ever (Prog rock was audacious, innovative—and awful)” I wrote this: Datapoints: King Crimson can be furiously awesome. I saw them on the Thrak tour (I can’t remember if that was at the Wiltern) and I totally get it. Robert Fripp is terrific when tempered by other artists…

  • No lies, I’ve seen these bands.
    Beastie Boys The Blasters David Byrne Elvis Costello Cracker Dave Matthews Band De La Soul Dead Can Dance Debbie Harry Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Elton John General Public Keb’ Mo Los Lobos Love and Rockets Barry Manilow Maroon 5 Men at Work Morrissey New Order Oingo Boingo PJ Harvey Public Image Ltd The Ramones Santana…


  • The Grateful Dead: Influences and Influencers
    Perhaps you’re interested in learning more about Half Century Phenomenon The Grateful Dead? I remember several Los Angeles nurses I worked with who dropped everything and went to San Francisco just to BE THERE in the immediate aftermath of Jerry Garcia’s death. The Dead means a lot to a lot of people. On the net.cultural…
  • Frostbite by ♡kitty♡
    Current musical obsession for me is Frostbite by ♡kitty♡. I first became aware of her with OK Cupid a few years ago. That was low-fi hip-hop done at an unexpected angle – young, white, female and with a voice that reminded me of hip-hop that came from somewhere other than mainstream. Acts like De La…
  • “Paste your taste”
    Mechanized music taste summation from last.fm: I’m into female vocalists, rock, pop, indie and electronic, including: They Might Be Giants, Steely Dan, Frank Zappa, My Bloody Valentine, Stew, The Negro Problem, R.E.M., Elvis Costello & The Attractions, The Beach Boys, Talking Heads, Ben Folds, Ben Folds Five, Beastie Boys, New Order, Lana Del Rey, Blooper,…

  • Scrobbling with last.fm
    I have had a last.fm account since 2005. Most of the music represented in here is from a long time ago. The only brand new additions on the list above are My Bloody Valentine and Blooper, who I first became aware of only in the last few months. I was scrobbling a lot in 2005,…
  • Noodly appendage
    Music is meaning a lot to me lately. I’m checking out My Bloody Valentine mostly, and some other bands. Loud is good. Meanwhile, I just made some electronic music. The last time I released some electronic music was 2004: Archive.org Audio and Instant Music I don’t know either.
  • Gates of Steel by Kali Kazoo
    Find her on tumblr, twitter, blogspot. I dig her drawings. Turns out I dig her musicianship too.