Marfan Syndrome (also called Marfan’s syndrome) is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. People with Marfan tend to be unusually tall, with long limbs and long, thin fingers. There are a noted number of musicians, past and present, that have been diagnosed with the disease, often speculatively in the case of the long deceased.
Enter the most psychedelic record of 2013. This is Trevor Powers’ sophomore offering under the moniker Youth Lagoon. As such it shows a developing maturity in songmanship and the crafting of beautiful and magical tunes.
Moer over Vernon Koekemoer! Because this is the ultimate Afrikaner voyeur site. It is a blog that chronicles the daily lives of ordinary and extraordinary Afrikaners. It is a blog that asks as much as it answers questions wif a kapital A about this interesting South African subculture.
Like only Black Sabbath can, and are possibly allowed to do, they’ve lifted and appropriated Frederic Nietzsche’s most quoted and shortest statement and turned it into a question. Had any other metal band done so it would probably be scoffed at.
By Baby Tuckoo | It being the anniversary month of Kurt Cobain’s death, I thought I‘d write an anniversarial obituary of sorts, albeit a late one.
So, punk music is dead? It died years ago when Syd & Nancy died. It died when safety pin clothing became a clothing store commodity. Bullshit man! It isn’t dead and it won’t be as long as kids in garages, wherever the fuck they may be, exist.
You see, the problem with mbv is this: the band’s not new. The other problem is that fans of the band are now 22 years older than when they enjoyed the timeless and incomparable Loveless- as are the band members. Is this a great sounding record? Yep, no doubt about that. Is the record great? No. I don’t believe it is.