Awesome! Thanks for the information.
Yes sir! We all have our opinions and just like...well, I'm sure you know the rest.
You got me there, AZ/DC.
For your edification, you can look through my Tucson Weekly work here (http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/Article…). There's music content on the first page about indie rock act Divine Fits, some of the extensive writing I've done about music you might actually enjoy.
AZ/DC: I actually love '60s and '70s R&B/soul/etc. (and further back even...I throw on some Wynonie Harris or Louis Jordan now and then as well), but I also think your sensitivity on the subject is sort of hilarious. Before the end of the year, I'll hit 5,000 posts combined on The Range and We Got Cactus. The percentage of content about '90s R&B is somewhat minimal, right?
Regardless...preferences! They are magical and entertaining!
Urthboy (politically charged hip hop that will please people who miss the 90's[sic])
Turnabout is fair play Dan. If you're actually reading this I can hear the "touche" you are currently uttering.
Anyways, this is a great promotion for a great music station! They do play a wide variety of acts & they seem to ignore those awful things that we can all benefit from not having to listen to or hear about. Please write about more stuff like this when you decide to write about music in the future.
Hey there Mr. Gibson,
To answer your question, I was being sincere. I.C.P. & '90s (sic fixed!) R&B acts are sad excuses for legitimate music. Looking through the videos posted here I definitely will stick to what I said. MOSTLY OBSCURE. There is way more production value going on here than actual talent, this is a good decade to forget about R&B. Why not reference '60s & '70s R&B where the talent was raw and had way more heart & (pardon the unintended pun) soul? You may come back with, "Well, that was before my time." FYI Dan, I'm not that much older than you are. Good music is good music no matter what decade it's from, style it's in or production value goes into it. This music is a lot of glitz & glamour, smoke & mirrors; much like the bullshit hard rock groups labeled as "Hair Bands" in the late '80s to early '90s. Are you a fan of Poison & Warrant also DG? At this point it wouldn't shock me.
I totally agree. Namoli's live offerings often (In my opinion.) exceed the same track as laid down in the studio. I've only seen a few performers who can do a song live without losing the "feel" of the tune. Namoli reloads the emotion on each live performance making her unique and giving the audience a true, "Live" experience.
If you'd like to hear "Souvenirs" by In Repair, go to:
I would imagine that the reasons Fogerty's guitar drowned out everything else are:
a) he's 67 years old and can't hear too well, and as such
b) his stage volume is pretty excessive, and
c) he's the main guy and even if his front-of-house guy tells him to turn down, JF can ignore the engineer and keep playing too loud.
And as for getting the bass and drums "tolerable" (what were they when they were intolerable? Too loud? Too quiet?), my guess here is that his voice isn't as strong as it used to be, so he sings quieter, which means more gain on his vocal channel, which means more of the stage wash (especially drums; the picture doesn't show whether Aronoff's kit was behind a plexi shield or not). Remember always that the loudest sound at the vocal mic wins -- and that sound isn't always the singer!
This is the "Space Police" video, by String Theory--mash up of Radiohead and Bowie. Beautiful music and choreography.
You're welcome sir. Thank you for getting back to me, maybe if TW gets enough people like me wanting easier access to this content something will become of it. Fingers crossed.
Actually, we don't yet have plans for a We Got Cactus newsletter--but the fact that you've got interest is a good thing to note for the future, AZ/DC. Thanks for that.
Hey Mr. Mendez, why is it that I don't have the option to subscribe to the "We Got Cactus" newsletter while all the other TW product is available to me this way? I hope y'all are fixin' to change that. Please respond.
Well it's gotta be a great song because Paul Ryan loves it. (chuckle)
Seriously, it's too bad we're not having 20 more years of Rage but in place getting countless clone bands that come nowhere close.
I've never heard it, Dylan. Based on your comment, I trust it's worth seeking out?
This was an excellent show. Thanks for the article.
How can you give the gatefold glory of Stomu Yamashta's Go: Live from Paris such an oblique reference?
This is how was taught to play I would bring A45 in and the teacher would write down the measure and the next week we would play it. I just started trying to play again I had a bad thing happen to my right arm and I am now just trying. Maybe you could suggest a good guitar lesson to get back in shape
The Black Keys have got to be one of the most overrated acts going these days & that song didn't help change my opinion any.
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