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The Gaslight Anthem – 45

Posted in Music with tags , , on May 15, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

The Gaslight Anthem’s new album, ‘Handwritten’, is on the way. In the interim, we have the new single, “45″.

Sometimes, I imagine that if I could open my heart, it would sound like this; passionate, lyrical, and full of crunch and grind.

(Click on the link, dummy).

A Testimonial

Posted in Music, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags , on March 29, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

“Brothers and sisters, I wanna see a sea of hands out there; let me see a sea of hands. I want everybody to kick up some noise; I want to hear some revolution out there brothers, I wanna hear a little revolution. Brothers and sisters, the time has come for each and every one of you to decide whether you are gonna be the problem or whether you are gonna be the solution. You must choose brothers, you must choose. It takes five seconds; five seconds of decision, five seconds to realize your purpose here on the planet. It takes five seconds to realize that it’s time to move, it’s time to get down with it. Brothers, it’s time to testify and I want to know, are you ready to testify? Are you ready? I give you a testimonial …”

J. C. Crawford’s barn-burning intro to the MC5’s “Ramblin’ Rose”. 

The End of Silence

Posted in Music, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 26, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“Caravaggio was like a right-angle in the history of art; things were one way before him, and completely different after.”

Quotation taken from the NGV’s ‘Darkness and Light: Caravaggio and his World’ exhibition of 2004, where it was stencilled on a wall at the conclusion.

Your author paraphrases Robert Hughes from memory. Continue reading

The Internet is for Porn!

Posted in Music, Pornography, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , , on September 2, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

…as if we didn’t know.

Raphael Saadiq

Posted in Music with tags on May 2, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“You don’t call her fat; now that girl is stacked! A come ON!”

Mr Saadiq (formerly Mr Charles Ray Wiggins of Tony Tony Tone, no less) has emerged with what might be the song of the year. The sound, the voice, the lyrics, the girl; it’s all there.

A come ON!

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