Saturday, November 30, 2019
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #707
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MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #707.432.34!
– In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Atco) :: Miles Davis, eat your heart out.
Princess – Princess (Tony Chaos) :: A clogged overflowing toilet
is more melodic.
– Our Last Day (Hydra Head) :: The final album by these significant screamaniacs is so techno-guttural it makes
everyone else on the grind circuit sound like Perry Como in a coma.
Towers Of London – On A Noose (TVT) :: These Rotten imitators
rob the Clashbah.
– A Good Ground (Kanine) :: Kinda like a Tom Verlaine demo with primitive production values, this one has a
haunting heartfelt passion that’s hard to beat. Speaking of which...
Iggy & The Stooges – “I Need Somebody” (Columbia)
:: Dylan never wrote a line as good as: “Well, I am your crazy driver. Honey, I’m sure to steer you wrong.”
Bob Dylan – “Hurricane”
(Columbia) :: “We wanna put his ass in stir. We wanna pin this triple mur-der on him.” I rest my case.
Faces – “Silicone Grown”
(Warner Bros.) :: And neither of them ever wrote a line as great as this timeless poetic gem from Rod The Mod: “You’ve
got more front than the Hague museum.”
PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Revolver – Turbulence (Sextant) :: When you’re the son of
Goddo guitarist Gino Scarpelli, you’d darn well better be in a band that kicks everyone’s ass and doesn’t
embarrass your old man. These brass-ball commandos lay down a heavy carpet of sound that’ll have your windows rattling
for weeks. This is rock ’n’ roll the way it’s supposed to be played: with bludgeoning riffs that explode
in the air thicker than a barrage of flak bursts over Normandy on D-Day. Velvet is for pocket-pool pansies. Real men pack
Be seeing you!