Tag Archives: Music

K – The Kombi Trip playlist taking shape – TOM!

I’m Not An Addict – K’s Choice. I want to do this one with a cardboard box with a cutout on my head giving lots of good webcam head.

Seven Nation Army. I think that Audioslave is more our style than The White Stripes.

This is the next logical step. Rage against the machine – Killing in the name. I can think of a few people who’ll be in to this one!

I don’t know why but I just love Moonland. All Tomorrow’s Parties was a blast. There’s a better version on the Plug Awards but this is like being there.

Then let’s work our way up to the feminist interpretation of Rage Against the Machines’ I Could Just Kill a Man.

Throw in Midnight Man or I Call Upon the Author to Explain? Cause I just love a thrashing song with lyrics like “Prolix, prolix, nothing a pair of scissors can’t fix!”

And maybe some Patti Smith after that – Rock n Roll Nigga. And maybe Gloria or Horses/Hey Joe. Though I’ve a long fondness for “Born To Run” if we chase down “Because the Night” and the Bruce Springsteen connection.

Macromantics and more early hiphop memories

That’s right! I’ve been meaning to listen to more Macromantics cause I like what I’ve heard so far! 2 SWORDS for Romy Hoffman aka Macromantics.

I also dig Sneaky Sound System.

Ladyhawke seems ok too, but overated already?

Anyone remember Sound Unlimited Posse? They were awesome in a kind of daggy way.

Salt-N-Pepa – Let’s Talk About Sex in Sydney

Do you remember when? I was always hoping for just a little bit more from these women. But Salt-n-Pepa really were the best around at the start of the hip hop and rap era. There still haven’t been many other challengers. Isn’t that sad!

Speaking of other challengers, I’m way out of date but all I can think of are Missy Elliot, Queen Latifah and Lauryn Hill.

Anyway, I can’t quite bring myself to go along and relive the 80s to 90s but almost… Check out the show at the Enmore Theatre.

Don’t forget this was when AIDS was a very very dirty word! Now if only the debate included prostitution, these girls would get 3 SWORDS but as it is I’m going for 2 SWORDS.

It’s Time for Raging Menopause (the BAND!)

or should that be Rage Against the Menopause?

I had fancied The Kombi Trip (nostalgia) or The Heat Death of the Universe for our band name but as we come closer to actually picking instruments and songs and hiring rehearsal space, I’m wondering why not a name that’s closer to the bone.

As the vertebrae crumble, I reckon that Raging Menopause is more kick ass than Machine Gun Fellatio!

I’m amending the set list to include:
Gimme Shelter (Patti Smith/Rolling Stones)
Higher Ground (Hendrix/Chili Peppers)
I Feel Glad (Cream)
Because the Night (Patti Smith)
The Passenger (Iggy Pop and the Stooges)
any Rolling Stones
Smoke on the Water
the Immigrant Song (with global warming lyrics!)
Stranded (the Saints)
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle? the Smiths
Public Enemy?
Or “The Revolution will not be Televised” Gil Scott Heron?
Bowie (early?)
The Clash (anything)
The Cure (early stuff)
Siouxsie and the Banshees (early stuff?)
Quasimodo’s Dream – if I can find a retro strap on keyboard

Here Comes Another Bubble v1.1 – The Richter Scales

i love this

Anna Magdalene Bach – Women Artists Ignored or Appropriated

Oddly enough, I had heard one of Bach’s cello suites during the week and immediately thought, wow, this is not what I expect from Bach. What a great range he had!

Honestly, I’m not as musical as my children so I’m practising recognising what they play, so I actually thought, Is this one Bach too? I wouldn’t have guessed!

The cello suite really doesn’t sound like the piano or violin pieces I know.

Of course. His wife wrote it and even when the music says “written by Anna Magdalene Bach” we all assume that means ‘copied’. It happened to Artemisia Gentilischi too. There’s a list.

2 SWORDS for good music done the only way you could, Anna Magdalene