It’s that time again… The Starr on top of my Christmas tree. This makes me happier every year.
I’ve been getting behind in my posts because I installed the Windows 8.1 upgrade a few days ago and now I can’t even log on to my computer, let alone the Internet. I’ll be back when I figure things out. I have pictures of Christmas vinyl to post!
Do you know what this is?:
"The Who’s fifth album is one of those carved-in-stone landmarks that the rock canon doesn’t allow you to bad-mouth. It was pretty rad for its day. Here’s the twist: it still sounds ablaze.
Upon release in 1971 it blew away critics and fans alike, bar a few Who diehards who thought larking around with things called synthesizers and modified keyboards was, like, selling out.” (From the most recent Uvinyl email.)
That’s poor writing. That’s what that is. It still sounds, like, ablaze? Don’t pander to the illiterate. It’s a classic rock album. If they don’t get it that’s their loss.
Eric Dolphy - Out There.
The condition of this LP is so poor that I got it for free. Even so, I couldn’t pass it up and hope to get some enjoyment out of it.
Flaming Lips - Peace Sword.
None of the Black Friday RSD releases really caught my attention this year but I did pick up this one.
If I do any Black Friday shopping today it will be at my friends’ record store…and that’s only because they’re my friends and it’s a record store.