Sorry for the AWOL! Life’s been busy the past… *checks calendar* 5 months (-long exhale-) and I haven’t got around to putting these up as frequently. But my show’s still going strong and I’ve been missing your requests! As you may … Continue reading AND WE’RE BACK! Jaye Tyler’s Radio Show – Request Thread: 8/14/2018
Thank you to everyone who voted in Part 1. Here are some results: Worst Shellacking: To nobody’s surprise, top seed David Bowie trounced his competitor, Paul Williams, by 64 votes. But Williams is still alive, so at least he has … Continue reading Tournament: Best 70s Bands, Round One, Part 2
Hey Avocadonites, Kevzero here, welcome to Bootleg Corner. A post dedicated to the semi-authorized records. Throughout the years I’ve amassed a rather large collection of bootleg CDs, vinyl, downloads, even the occasional cassette; from live recordings to outtake sessions. So … Continue reading Bootleg Corner Now Faces West
Usually it takes a while for a band to really find their sound, working together for years to amplify their strengths and mitigate their weaknesses. But sometimes they catch lightning in a bottle in their first go-round, and everything after … Continue reading Freshman Peak: Bands Whose First Album Was Also Their Best
Thank you to everyone who participated in the nominations. I shouldn’t be surprised that we have such a diversity of musical passion here, or that you guys love some pretty obscure bands (I gave Wikipedia a good workout to make … Continue reading Tournament: Best 70s Bands, Round One, Part 1
Popular music in the 1970s started with psychedelia and sweeping Mellotrons and ended with a disco vs. punk grudge match. Right? Not necessarily. 70s music is far more diverse than people give it credit for. The 70s saw the rise … Continue reading Tournament: Best 70s Bands, Nominations
While they existed in some form or another before, Rap and Hip-Hop really brought the “diss track” into the mainstream. Most notable were the rap feuds between the East Coast and West Coast rappers during the 1990s… (Did it ever … Continue reading Great Diss Tracks Beyond Hip-Hop
Hello everybody, welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread, where you can come and show off your shuffled songs every Friday at 12 noon ET. Wherever you are, I hope the sky is nice and clear. But if it isn’t, this … Continue reading Look! Up in the SKY! It’s the Weekly Shuffle Thread!
Apparently a band called ‘Mr. Plow’ is releasing something this week. The only Mr. Plow song I need, though is the one above. And the Spanish version. I don’t know anyone on this list (edited from Consequence of Sound’s August … Continue reading New Friday Music 8/10: Mr. Plow is a… Band?
Let’s discuss any and all music here. You’ve got a new artist who’s rocking your boat that you want to talk about? Post a video! Found out about that unearthed Coltrane album that has the jazz freak in you losing … Continue reading Music Discussion Thread #05
Inspired by the Beatles series, here’s a music inventory to start the week. What hit songs don’t have drums in the traditional pop/rock sense? For this discussion, “drums” includes programmed, synthesized, drum samples, etc. Here are two to get started … Continue reading Music Inventory : Hit Songs With No Drums
If Magical Mystery Tour was the double EP set that should have been (and soon was) an album, then Yellow Submarine, the Beatles’ eleventh record, was the album that should have been an EP. With only four new songs and … Continue reading Album Spotlight: The Beatles—Yellow Submarine