Episode 145: Hard to Get / If I Love You Tonight / The Loser / You (The Rebels)

On episode 145 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I travel back to July 1979, Boulder, Colorado, to talk about the pseudo-side band project, The Rebels. Prince and his new touring band take time away from Minneapolis to write and record new music that never saw the light of day. I focus the episode … Continue reading Episode 145: Hard to Get / If I Love You Tonight / The Loser / You (The Rebels)

Sleater-Kinney: Albums Ranked

Sleater-Kinney circa 2015Left to right: Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein While I'm devastated to learn that Janet Weiss, the immensely talented and peerless drummer for Sleater-Kinney since 1996, has left the band due to what appear to be creative differences, I'm still holding out hope that S-K's new album and tour will be memorable … Continue reading Sleater-Kinney: Albums Ranked

Mötley Crüe – Theatre of Pain (1985)

For my latest "High-Speed Dub Review," I do a quick down and dirty look back at an album in my collection that impacted my youth. The intent isn't to go super in-depth on each track, give a mini-biography on the artist, or offer a thesis on their cultural impact (if any was actually made). Simply … Continue reading Mötley Crüe – Theatre of Pain (1985)