Posts Tagged ‘Randy Newman’

Real Emotional Trash isn’t “jams” and it isn’t Stephen Malkmus’ usual songful shtick in disguise, either.  Neither of which would be definitively good or bad. It’s art-rock, which major mold-breakers like Arcade Fire and minor ones like Of Montreal have forced me to admit isn’t definitively bad, either. It’s in fact pretty close to the […]


Shuffle is a regular feature used to discuss songs that come up in my ipod on shuffle mode, or songs that I will take poetic license to say I did because I feel like writing about them. Sure, Warren Zevon’s “The Envoy” is a macho fantasy. Right, it locates all the danger of the world in either El Salvador […]