Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Smiths “Meat Is Murder” – Awesome Live Version

April 3, 2011 by  
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  (Meat Is Murder at The National Ballroom Kilburn 1986) The audio on this live video is fantastic. The Smiths were the best band from the 80’s. They changed the way I thought about music. (Meat is Murder – album cover) Related post: Noel Gallagher sums up The Smiths Here are my STORIES and info on my Novels

Foals – Black Gold Live Video

August 19, 2010 by  
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(Black Gold live in De Semaine) This is another great band that I first heard on 91.5 FM KEXP. I’d also like to point out again that this blog is going through some changes. You can click here to read about them: ParanormalNYC.com meets BaldPunk.com. (Black Gold Studio Version) (Foals – uncredited photo) Here are my STORIES and NYC […]

Admiral Radley – “Ghost Of Syllables” Live

July 15, 2010 by  
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  (Admiral Radley: “Ghost Of Syllables” Live at “tiny “SXSW Concert) Was listening to 91.5 FM KEXP today and heard the above Admiral Radley tune. It’s a great song! 91.5 is the best FM radio station in NYC. Too bad they cut the music after 12 noon. Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Blue Mango “Live” at Manny’s Bake Shop

June 20, 2010 by  
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  (Blue Mango performs Shania Twain’s “Man I Feel Like a Woman”) I saw my friend Sal’s (guitar) band last night at Manny’s Bake Shop in Queens. They played covers along with a few Filipino songs. They were very good. The lead singer’s name is Bessie. She has a fantastic voice and really has a great […]

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – “Home”

June 5, 2010 by  
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(“Home” live on The Late Show with David Letterman ) It’s funny that it took a while for “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to grow on me. I can’t believe that the first time I heard it I didn’t think that it was absolutely brilliant! Right now it’s my favorite song of all time. (Edward Sharpe […]

The Clash – “White Riot” Live in 1978

May 27, 2010 by  
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Wow! I just found this fantastic version of The Clash playing “White Riot” live in Victoria, Park London. It’s from the rockumentary/fictitious film entitled “Rude Boy,” which I haven’t seen in years and can’t remember.  ( The Clash in 1979. Photograph: Roger Ressmeyer) Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Brooklyn-based band MGMT – “Kids” Live

May 21, 2010 by  
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(MGMT live at Leeds & Reading Festival – “Kids”) MGMT is one of my favorite new bands of the past few years. The music video below for “Kids” has close to 30 million hits on YouTube. So I guess I’m not alone… (MGMT – “Kids” music video)   (MGMT – Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, L-R) Here […]

Phoenix – “1901” Live on Letterman

April 7, 2010 by  
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I really like the drumming on this song. I first heard it in a Cadillac commercial, which I kind of think most of America did. Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Sigur Rós with Björk – “Gobbledigook” Live

March 7, 2010 by  
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(“Gobbledigook” Live at Naturra) “Gobbledigook” is the greatest song ever! Right now we have this piped into the stereo in our apartment, and me, my lady friend, and the pizza and Chinese delivery guys are dancing like nuts! Join us! Come on! “La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, al, la, la . . .” (Photo […]

The Chameleons – Monkeyland

February 16, 2010 by  
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(Studio version) The Chameleons are one of my favorite bands. I was lucky enough to see them live in NYC on one of their reunion tours a few years back. In ’94 I also saw the lead singer’s band, Mark Burgess and the Sons of God in Hoboken, NJ at a club called Maxwell’s. (Live at the Camden Palace) […]

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