Posts in category "Alternative"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Be Sweet" by Afghan Whigs

  Song Of The Day – “Be Sweet” by Afghan Whigs One of the great underrated bands of the 1990s with one of the most enigmatic lead singers in all of Rock. Greg Dulli has a soul-drenched voice and writes dark lyrics about his liquor-fueled obsessions. As much as I hate to say it, he... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Do The Evolution" by Pearl Jam

  Song Of The Day – “Do The Evolution” by Pearl Jam Just watched James Cameron’s excellent documentary “Pearl Jam Twenty” the other night. Whether it’s fighting Ticketmaster for lower ticket prices, giving “Ten” fan club members first dibs on concert tickets, the special 7″ 45rpm single featuring rarities fan club members receive each year,... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Tongue Tied" by Grouplove

  Song Of The Day – “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove OK, I tried my best to ignore it. I even changed the channel a few times until my curiosity got the best of me. So here’s the latest earwig from Apple’s incessant iPad Touch commercials. Although they are all from America, Grouplove formed in Greece... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "What A Day That Was" by Talking Heads

Song Of The Day – “What A Day That Was” by Talking Heads This song originally appeared in the Twyla Tharpe production “The Catherine Wheel.” Here we have the expanded Talking Heads performing this on their “Speaking In Tongues” tour which later became the film “Stop Making Sense.” I saw T-Heads several times and was... Read more »

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman - "Det Hester!" by Casiokids

Song Of The Day – “Det Haster!” by Casiokids No real animals were harmed in the making of this video! Casiokids hail from Norway and this song comes from their second album called “Aabenbaringen over aaskammen.” Last year, the band was awarded one million kroner by the group a-ha for their musical artistry. I was... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Pay No Mind" by Beck

Song Of The Day – “Pay No Mind” by Beck Beck Hanson is one of the most original voices of the 1990s. He exploded onto the scene with his hit “Loser” from the album “Mellow Gold” but he’d released several excellent albums and singles before. This performance comes from MTV’s “120 Minutes.” The interview with... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Behold A Marvel In The Darkness" by Deerhoof with Jeff Tweedy

Song Of The Day – “Behold A Marvel In The Darkness” by Deerhoof with Jeff Tweedy One of the key cuts from Deerhoof’s essential album “Deerhoof Vs. Evil” gets the cover treatment by Jeff Tweedy with an assist from his son Spencer on harmony vocals. Released a few weeks ago as a split 7″ single... Read more »

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman - "Virus" by Bjork

Song Of The Day – “Virus” by Bjork Nobody…and I mean nobody sounds like Bjork! She’s the single most original artist we have today. An acquired taste? You bet she is, but if you’re so inclined she’s an amazing listen. This one comes from her brand new record “Biophilia.” If you’re up for the challenge,... Read more »

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman - "Brain Gallop" by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Song Of The Day – “Brain Gallop” by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks I’ve been spinning Malkmus’ latest record, “Mirror Traffic” incessantly since it appeared in August and it has become clear that it is perhaps the best record I’ve heard all year. Record producer Beck Hanson (aka Beck) focused The Jicks’ to create a... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Romance" by Wild Flag

Song Of The Day – “Romance” by Wild Flag They’re a little bit garage rock…they’re a little bit Go-Gos! Wild Flag features Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss from the band Sleater-Kinney, Rebecca Cole from The Minders and Mary Timony from Autoclave. Not exactly the super group that the media has labeled them, but a tight... Read more »
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