(even when I’m a dorky Christian rocker) This is an absolutely priceless vid from the—oh, what would you guess—the 70s? I’m trying to extrapolate from the hair, the instruments, and the pants. Could be the 60s. Or who knows, could be last week and the band members simply live in a Christian time warp (they … [Read more…]
I’ve held off for as long as I could bear to, but it is now time to release this upon the MoF community. From the guy who brought us the classic office zombie song, Re: Your Brains and the classy May Day song, First of May, comes the geek classic Still Alive, the end-credits song … [Read more…]
This is from one of my favorite bands of all time, the punk trio, Sleater Kinney. They were part of the riot grrrl movement of the 90s (Bitch, my favorite feminist ‘zine, also came out of this era). The video does little justice to their talent and incredible energy. I had the good luck to … [Read more…]
I know we’re only one day out from Music Monday, but this was way too cool to wait six more days: Handlebars. Apparently they disabled embedding, but we’ll let them pass this time. Anyhow, this is basically my updated Mosh (by Eminem). Thanks, G! Oh, here’s Mosh, in case you want that, too: [wp_youtube]VOLMVQa0KD8[/wp_youtube]
The 80s classic. Even my husband sings along to this one! But as were were jamming to it at a stoplight recently (I on air guitar, he on air drums, both of us singing at the top of our lungs), I realized that this song really freaked me out as a kid! Of course, if … [Read more…]
This is one of my all time favorite songs. Depeche Mode (the peach, with ice cream?) wrote a haunting offer to stand in for a missing element: [wp_youtube]KW3aEimWW10[/wp_youtube] Your own, personal, Jesus. A Jesus you don’t have to share with the rest of humanity. Someone who cares A wonderful indictment against an indifferent Jesus.
[wp_youtube]AyxEO9dqi44[/wp_youtube] Pure liquid awesome. I really have nothing else to say about it. Lyrics are here.
I was listening to this the other day while packing and it made me cry (as it always does). If anything could make me a pacifist, it would be this song: Don McLean’s the Grave [wp_youtube]Z4G2iKDzHrs[/wp_youtube] This line, particularly: When the wars of our nation did beckon, A man barely twenty did answer the calling. … [Read more…]
I never thought I’d get choked up watching a stupid dance video, but this one is amazing for both the incredible range of Matt Harding’s travel experience and for showing that no matter the culture, age, race or location, homo sapiens loves to dance. [wp_youtube]zlfKdbWwruY[/wp_youtube]
One of the more challenging albums I’ve bought downloaded for free lately has been Saul Williams‘s The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust (produced by T. Reznor). So I’ll take this Music Monday opportunity to post a song from it, a cover of “Sunday Bloody Sunday”: [wp_youtube]BDwujmhSnj8[/wp_youtube] The original by U2, of course, is … [Read more…]
A little taste of what you’re in for: “So if you’re a truck buyer, be like your Meh-sai-er–only Ford pickups will do.” “When your best friend’s a shyster, don’t drink Jagermeister. Jack is what Jesus would drink.” [wp_youtube]8V9kSz7OfJQ[/wp_youtube] h/t Friendly Atheist
Kitsune is the sly and shape-changing Japanese fox. Neko Case is a Seattle punk rocker turned alt-country crooner. It could be just me, but her Ukrainian heritage isn’t evident in her name. Before I ever heard her incredible voice, I was drawn to her name: Neko means “cat” in Japanese. The title song from the … [Read more…]