listening to/analyzing music, singing, paleontology (cuz dinosaurs is awesome!), d.j.-ing, writing/journalism; cute fuzzy,fluffy, dainty little kitties with prissy tails and light feet, wide eyes, and erect ears! Sonic and Jack in the Box comercials, the Geico lizard and Aflac duck, "get(ting) the sensation" from a York Peppermint Patty, comedy, Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh, Robert Smith--how has he been with the same woman since his teens, and why haven't they spawned any mini-Roberts?why does he claim every Cure album to be the last?why does he still feel like he won't live to see tomorrow?how has he carried a band through nearly three decades despite the numerous departures of ex-members?does the mrs. wear her hair as big?as much cosmetics? Damn! that guy's an enigma--a beautiful and talented enigma.
indie, underground, modern rock, new wave, brit pop, alternative rock, '70s-'80s punk--NOT the Avril Lavignes of today--goth rock, glam: THE CURE, david bowie, depeche mode, scritti politti, michael jackson, frank black, clan of xymox, orchestral manoeuvres in the dark, the cars, bauhaus, peter murphy, ian mcculloch, jonathan richman, the ramones, the mission UK, the charlatans UK, mission of burma, xtc, a flock of seagulls, tears for fears, echo and the bunnymen, sparks, yazoo, pet shop boys, new order, the beloved, talking heads, the b-52s, the kinks, the knack, the police, human league, the smiths, erasure, wang chung, billy bragg, midnight oil, alice in chains, bjork and the sugarcubes, television, the virgin prunes, the violent femmes, madness, sigue sigue sputnik, the tubes, men without hats, men at work, the killers, the faint, interpol, the libertines, the cooper temple clause, stone temple pilots, the smithereens, the concretes, bronski beat, english beat, the buzzcocks, the velvet underground, black rebel motorcycle club, peter gabriel, blur, r.e.m., U2, 10000 maniacs, devo, coldplay, nick cave (and the bad seeds), franz ferdinand, freur, the jam, green day, psychedelic furs, tones on tail, the creatures, cabaret voltaire, m, stone roses, robyn hitchcock, jane's addiction, the cult, the fixx, scissor sisters, queen, simple minds, INXS, thompson twins, cocteau twins, elvis costello (and the attractions/the imposters), the smashing pumpkins, modest mouse, billy idol, duran duran, the alarm, the call, suzanne vega, electronic, arcadia, alphaville, a-ha, frankie goes to hollywood, modern english, the modern lovers, the red hot chili peppers, oasis, thomas dolby, the pixies, the white stripes, the beatles, the rolling stones, the meatpuppets, camper van beethoven, they might be giants, sparta, phantom planet, the beta band, tripping daisy, the toadies, the eurythmics, howard jones, the pretenders, cyndi lauper, the flaming lips, the hives, the la's, the go-gos, bananarama, the new york dolls, the cranberries, garbage, the clash, missing persons, amy mann, the dead milkmen, the dandy warhols, the offspring, communique, the walkmen, the hoo doo gurus, the replacements, icicle works, icehouse, nirvana, the glove, sinead o'connor, guided by voices, the sundays, crowded house, split enz, love and rockets, adam ant, iggy pop, air, snow patrol, the postal service, goo goo dolls, x, jellyfish, badly-drawn boy, jesus jones, talk talk, naked eyes, the lightning seeds, love spirals downward, the jesus and mary chain, sisters of mercy, the catherine wheel, radiohead, bloc party, weezer, let's active, roxy music, nine inch nails, b-movie, sondre lerche, the paper chase, blondie, ...
Anyone who doesn't worship the Cure should be assassinated! Country music sucks soo hard! Why is Sugar Ray in a song with Shania Twain? Stephan Jenkins can date Vanessa Carlton, but does he have to make music with her, too? Annie Lennox and Sting came from the greatness of the Eurythmics and the Police. Why are they doing this Sacred Love, gag when you think about this tour of eclectic trying-to-hard-ism, thing? Marilyn Manson shouldn't have even thought about re-doing "personal Jesus"! 311 butchered a Cure classic. Is Hoobastank overly popular, or what? Do I lose credibility as a music afficionado for maintaining I'm not a fan of Wham but rocking out to "last Christmas" during the holidays? What about the sinful pleasure I get from singing all the words to any Hall and Oates tune? Officially, I don't dig these guys because I'm not supposed to but... I hate Republicans! Operation Iraqi Freedom is a deadly joke. I don't wanna be another obese American but think the Atkins diet is a conspiracy. If you're hopelessly into music, check out Josh and the Adventure Club every Sunday at kdge.com. His show recognizes obscure geniuses like Elliot Smith and Wally Pleasant, the Thrills and the Streets...