Archive for May, 2014

TGW spins: Sunbathing Animal

So I feel like I’d just come to terms with how much I relish Parquet Courts’ breakthrough LP, Light Up Gold, when — BAM — they’ve dropped another record. Their third album, Sunbathing Animal will still remind you of Pavement at times, maybe Beat Happening, or other bands on the thru-line that runs from those […]

L.A. Burnout

It is HERE that you can download a great compilation of 1960s and ’70s L.A.-centric music. As the maker of the mix says, “L.A. Burnout is made up of the sounds floating around Los Angeles in the late ’60s and ’70s; a faded aural imprint of the canyons, beaches, wildfires, neighborhoods, late-nights and early mornings […]

The Worst!!

[a confessional posting at this stage in the life cycle of the blog felt weird so I keeled it. instead, something I started a thousand million years ago] Ok more opera. You asked for it. You will be sorry! Sometimes what is interesting about a grotesque trend is trying to figure out why it happened […]