Kristen Hersh and her band, Throwing Muses, have been among my very favorites since I initially heard the song “Juno” from their first full length album, House Tornado, grind it’s way out of my stereo speakers back in 1988. I’ve begun to realize what a magnificent year that was for my musical tastes–maybe there was […]
I was in tenth grade. Xylophone solo? Hell, yes. This song is even better now than it was 30 years ago. I used to listen to these guys for hours.
Like a lot of these videos, this is more brillance from the eighties, which weren’t at all like cheese-eating high schools kids who watch cable replays of “Pretty In Pink” think they were like. The Violent Femmes were a taut little Indie band from Wisconsin who wrote short, sweet, sometimes angry, sometimes sad, sly little […]