Inhuman Swill : Covers

Stairway to Liverpool

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I'm sure everyone in the universe is linking to this today, but I can't stop watching this YouTube video from The Beatnix, an Australian Beatles cover band. It's from an alternate universe where the young mop-tops wrote and recorded "Stairway to Heaven" in 1964:

Via the Tube Junkie blog at New York Magazine, via Brenda from CDMOM.

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I'll take mine straight

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You know, Neil Diamond's "Love on the Rocks" is ripe for a good, over-the-top-but-unabashedly-sincere heavy metal remake.

Laura and I concluded this as we were singing along. At the tops of our lungs.

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September's CD mix of the month

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I'm not sure how good the turnout was at this past Thursday's CD Mix of the Month Club meeting in New York City, but attendance was 100% at the Chicago chapter—me. My mix, providing my own idiosyncratic take on Muzak programming, was Rock Paper Jazz, a collection of various jazz versions of rock songs.

I'll send you a free copy of the mix if you're the first to identify the provenance of the hand drawings in the album art.

(The story so far.)

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