West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band – Vol. 3: A Child’s Guide To Good & Evil (1968)

“The rest of the world is wrong, don’t let anyone change you” High on Jackpot’s truly excellent mono reissues of WCPAEB’s Part One and Vol. 2 (confusingly their debut was an even earlier private press LP called Volume One) I am going to sit down with the best of these four, Vol. 3. The band’s … More West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band – Vol. 3: A Child’s Guide To Good & Evil (1968)

Animals & Men – Never Bought Never Sold (2008)

“I never worry, I’m never in a hurry and I never say sorry” Biking home the other night I encountered another rider engaged in the unfortunate practice of amplifying music from some feeble device attached to their handlebars (are such people just flagrantly selfish or do they think they’re doing the rest of us a … More Animals & Men – Never Bought Never Sold (2008)

The Kinks – Arthur Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire (1969)

“But all the words that you spit from your face / Add up to nothin’ / you got nothin’ to say” Every self-respecting music snob knows the answer to this riddle: Beatles or Stones? And I am firmly in accord with the prevailing wisdom that the run of Kinks albums from Something Else (1967) to … More The Kinks – Arthur Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire (1969)