The Dukes of Stratosphear Reissues: The Dukes were an alter ego band of XTC who released two albums in the ’80s, an outlet for XTC’s love of psychedelia and ’60s pop. No wonder XTC member Andy Partridge contributed songs to the Monkees two recent albums. Below is the hit I heard on KROQ back in the day. Anyhoo, the individual albums are being re-released on vinyl as well as being combined as “Psurroundabout Ride”, with CD and Blu-Ray (5.1 mixes)
Love her, admire her, want to be her for Halloween.
Amazing how all these actors can sing, and sing well. Why aren’t there more movie musicals, then?
The band I think truly defines “New Wave”, a breath of fresh air after the heaviness of prog rock and anger of punk.
We’ll get the words straight from Elton this time. Knowing how honest and funny he is, I’m sure it’ll be a rollicking good time.
Realizing that I prefer imaginary locations more than real ones, I know I need therapy.
“Jojo Rabbit”: From Taika Waititi, the New Zealand director of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” and “Thor: Ragnarok”, comes a very odd film where he plays a German boy whose imaginary friend happens to be Hitler. But since Waititi describes himself as a Polynesian Jew, we can rest assured it won’t exactly be a flattering portrayal. Looks a bit like a Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Wes Anderson. “Zombieland: Double Tap”: A bit of a pioneer in the resurgent zombie genre,