Sunday, May 31, 2009

The Masquerade is Over


How long can Walt hide the truth from his family and constituants..

I smell a shitstorm..

Breaking Bad 9pm Sunday on AMC

Monday, May 25, 2009

This past weekend I was packaging living lobster in what was their final hearing before the big broil. Sometimes you wish you could buy the lot and save the day but then they poop on your finger and you just lose the adulation altogether.


Malo - Just Say Goodbye
Santana's older brother leads this latin-rock-funk-mambjfasdkjfbsdjkbfkb....Song picks up, mellows out then breaks off again!

D-LO - NO HOE REMIX ft. E-40, the Jacka, Beeda Weeda

"it's D-LO you already know though, we don't give a fuck about no hoe"

Galt MacDermot - Ripped Open By Metal Explosions

this one has been in the vault for three years mayne.

Roxy Music - The Bob (Medley)

Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
Top of the Pops in 78'
"Nuh Pop No Style, Ah Strictly Roots!"

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


Stevie Wonder will be in Montreal on the 30th of June
Opening up the Jazz Fest for free at the General Motors Spot
Next to Place Des Arts

If Manu Chao and Pat Metheny can pull numbers there, Little Stevie can do no less.

Stevie Wonder - Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day

Stevie Wonder - Wondering

Sunday, May 10, 2009

The Escorts - By the Time I get to Phoenix
Cover of the classic that has been retouched by everyone from Isaac Hayes to Nick Cave
This one being done by a band of former convicts...really convincing shit.

Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23
OG version that didn't chart but is hella better..note the tantalizing guitar solo somewhere near the middle/end.

Freddy Scott & the 4 Steps - Same Ole Beat
Kind of a Junior Walker vibe on this cut. horn section of note.

Kenny Lynch - Half the Day's Gone and We Haven't Earned a Penny

Recession Rap, it's a mans mans world......

T. Rex - Summer Deep
Marc Bolan talking mad jive.

"A coat of grapes is on my back again / I ride upon my zebra / Pterodactyl beak hat on my brow / The truth is like a stranger"


a special shoutout to my moms and your moms on this day..


Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The Budos Band

Checked them the other day... because almost anything on Daptones Records is co-signable.
Horn Section like woah and a very africanesque sound
and a huge lineup
  • Vincent Balestrino, Shekere
  • Thomas Brenneck, Electric Guitar
  • John Carbonella Jr., Congas, Drums
  • Mike Deller, Organ
  • Daniel Foder, Bass Guitar
  • Cochemea Gastellum, Tenor Sax, Flute
  • Andrew Greene, Trumpet
  • Dave Guy, Trumpet
  • Rob Lombardo, Bongo, Congas
  • Brian Profilio, Drums
  • Dame Rodriguez, Cowbell, Clave, Tambourine
  • Jared Tankel, Baritone Saxophone

    check them out here :)

    The Budos Band - Budos Rising
    The Budos Band - Aynotchesh Yererfu

    April 30
    Clusterfunk Party
    Brooklyn, NY

    May 2
    Terrace Club
    Princeton, NJ

    May 23
    Over the Top Festival
    Toronto, Ontario

    May 24
    Pepperjack Cafe
    Hamilton, Ontario

    July 28
    University at Buffalo
    Buffalo, New York

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Final week and a half of class can't wait for the footy season to commence.
Rock a fly jersey in the summertime Gawd.

CC Waterbound - Bout 2 Go Down
Curtis May-Feeled her Ass. It's that time of the year again.

Big Chief - Check (ft. Bobby Valentino & Slim Thug)

UGK - Feelin' You
My favourite cut on the new UGK album...Bun B uses the word Panache :)

War - Flying Machine
7 and half minutes of melting pot.

Eddie Kendricks - Date with the Rain
Hiding my tears in the rain...

45 King - Spread Love Remix
Remix of Take6 (1989).. Love is what we need!