talking heads – slippery people

talking heads – slippery people

Start me with a question, God we’ve got some decisions, the dancing keys colored by the call and response and pleas to God, Frenetic bongo popping ticks, what does God… Read more…

of montreal – fugitive air

of montreal – fugitive air

Summer heat, summer strangler sure does feel like fugitive air. Hostage hands of the morning, noon, and night sun, escaping the violent red yellow grip and pursuing the midnight air… Read more…

aloe blacc – I need a dollar

aloe blacc – I need a dollar

How to make it in America? After 4 years of working on my book A Circus Mind, it’s finally ready to roll. I have spent the past 18 months working… Read more…

tame impala – feels like we only go backwards

tame impala – feels like we only go backwards

Rolling back the clocks and the haze of the fall requires some dreamy music to serve as the lazy backdrop. As the latest visual for the Lonerism cut “Feels Like… Read more…

jj cale – crazy mama

jj cale – crazy mama

JJ Cale Garners More Raves From Neil Young In His New Memoir JJ Cale was praised by Neil Young once again in his new autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie… Read more…

sikane – jeeper creeper

sikane – jeeper creeper

You might know Ahmed Gallab as the multi-instrumentalist in Yeasayer, or the touring drummer in Of Montreal, or the touring drummer in Caribou. But all the while, Gallab has been… Read more…

father john misty- nancy from now on

father john misty- nancy from now on

When i turn on Father John the world feels wet like the morning dew or that soupy nonsense during June in Southern California, sunlight trapped from the fall’s leaves clumped… Read more…

lcd soundsystem – all my friends

lcd soundsystem – all my friends

Trying to make sense of the next right step to make is always a challenge. Writing on this blog, what to write next? why is important? Do I care or… Read more…

the beatles – come together

the beatles – come together

Illustration – by Jacqui Oakley for a A Circus Mind. When I was ten years old, I started rummaging through my parents old stack of records. They weren’t organized in… Read more…

blackfeet braves – vicious cycle

blackfeet braves – vicious cycle

A raspy voiced Bob Dylan intro amidst Pulp Fiction dream pop provides the back drop to this lazy fall Sunday. The mesmerizing sounds rise quickly against the backdrop of sun… Read more…