Saturday, November 21, 2020
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #758
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MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #758.497.126!
Live In Your Way – Waking Giants
(Solid State) :: I wonder if the singer could scream louder if he had a pair of jumper cables clamped to his balls. OK, try
Michael Moore – Sicko (Dimension) :: Yeah,
like I’m going to let a big fat slob lecture me about health care. Try losing 150 pounds first, tubby.
Exies – A Modern Way Of Living With The Truth (Eleven Seven) :: Are these guys the modern
masters of the power ballad? Beats me, I hate power ballads.
– Mastery Of The Steel (Emergency Umbrella) :: When a record company tells me that a record is “undeniably
epic, somewhere between Iron Maiden and Dance Punk,” I immediately put it on. When I hear otherwise, I immediately take
Pointed Sticks – Waiting For The Real Thing
(Sudden Death) :: Two dozen thinly recorded 1980s new wave pop tunes from Vancouver that sound awfully dated now. I guess
you had to be there.
Jen Paches And Friends – Pretty Little Stars
(self released) :: A besotted babe version of Neil Young’s Tonight’s The Night with a beer chaser instead
of a line of smack.
Cara Luft – The Light Fantastic (Black Hen)
:: Cara is a founding member of the Wailin’ Jennys, so it’s no surprise that her first solo album is a buoyant
babe version of Neil Young’s Harvest and— surprise!—Led Zeppelin III.
Young — Arc (Reprise) :: And you thought that no one would ever record a live version
of Metal Machine Music.
SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Marillion
– Somewhere Else (MVD Audio) :: Some say that the classic art rock concept album as defined by the likes of
Pink Floyd and early Genesis is dead, but don’t you believe it because lush state of the art sonics and high-end graphic
design live on in Marillion’s latest. Inspirational lyric: “He who dies with the most toys is still dead.”