Free To Be Still Unequal

Remember this record? I remember listening to it in the 70’s as a little kid and loving it! I hadn’t thought about it for decades until recently when my father shipped me his vinyl collection, there it was. I chuckled to myself on Saturday morning, bringing it out to play to Violet. Hee hee, this […]

Rock & Roll Resurection!

“Rock me Jesus, roll me Lord, wash me in the blood of rock & roll!” Jayne County was fucking brilliant last night at the Viper Room! She and her incredible band opened with a driving rendition of “Night Time” where she declared that she “hates the day – because I look bad. You can see […]

A Very KROQ Christmas

One thing became very clear to me the other night at the KROQ Christmas party – I am not from Southern California. I may have been born here, but spending most of my life in Toronto, I did not grow up with KROQ as my ‘new music’ station. Rather, to me it’s ‘just’ a station […]

From No Power To Raw Power

Things are pretty freaky over here in the east end of Los Angeles. The power is out in many neighborhoods all around us and we feel extremely lucky to be getting away with just two short blackouts so far – Saturday for an hour and last night for about two hours. Thank god Violet had […]