Category Archives: Music

TOP isn’t Top Anymore

Twenty-One Pilots is of course TOP and with their new album Trench they are no longer the top rock band to watch. Do not be fooled by Stressed Out from the last album and Heathens from the soundtrack for Suicide … Continue reading

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L. A. Losers

There are three big centres for music in the English speaking world. They are London, New York and Los Angeles. London bands sound like the clear winners of all the bands of the world. ‘Let’s see, should I stay in … Continue reading

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What Do You Call Someone Who Hangs Around Musicians?

The real answer is Mike. The eighties answer to this – (the one that everyone knew) was a drummer. Everybody knew that drummers were on the way out in the eighties. Drum machines were the oft pointed at pieces of … Continue reading

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The Bird is the Word

“Flipping the bird” means to give someone the finger. Of course the “flipping” part means to put your hand into the proper position and the “bird” means either F—, or F— Y– or F— O–. For the purpose of this … Continue reading

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Pop Music Naming Schemes

Cardi B has 13 songs in the top 100 on Billboard so let’s look at her name and where she got it from. Apparently her nickname in the hood was Bacardi but she couldn’t use this for trademark reasons. So … Continue reading

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The Moon is Not an All Night Nightlight

Poets, songwriters and prose makers beware that if you don’t observe carefully enough, you might be taken to task for sloppy writing. In this case I’d like to call out songwriter Jason Mraz for his song “Shine”. There was a … Continue reading

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Little Geney

This website has talked about Barry Manilow’s Mandy and how obvious a trick the now out-of-the-closet Manilow was making with the apparent heterosexual love song. We also speculated that perhaps someone in Boston is gay with their song Amanda (a … Continue reading

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Giv’ ‘er Should Be the Title of the New Imagine Dragons Album

I’m just going to list the titles off the album “Evolve” and put them in a particular order with little but some explanation: Believer Thunder Mouth of the River Start Over Whatever it Takes Yesterday Walking the Wire (contains e … Continue reading

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Title Mining is Strong in Imagine Dragons

For their first album I wrote a post to show how every Imagine Dragons song on their first album had a title that had been used earlier. As a control, I compared it with a Kate Bush CD which also … Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Mars

Fragile is a classic album by the band Yes and illustrated by Roger Dean. The front of this cover has an idyllic looking miniature world with a “wooden” spaceship with jagged edges and curved wings flying above and is pictured … Continue reading

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