Tagged: Chuck Berry

We Came In Peace

Reminiscent of those old Hammer Studios horror flicks from the 1950s and 1960s, add to that the creepy Jim Diamond of Detroit garage gods The Dirt Bombs-production, and Peace, though ironically named, could easily be its soundtrack. read more »

POSTED May 22, 2009 11:38AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Greatest Song At This Moment – The Rolling Stones "Prodigal Son"

I have a few pop-culture fixations, and then there are fetishes. Star Wars is one fetish. The Rolling Stones are another, and odd as it may seem the latter have disappointed me far less than the former in recent years. Such is the benefit of living after the prime years only to leave those great lost non-radio tracks for discovery, like some lazy archeologist who managed to find something wonderful by one of the most popular acts in the last 60 years. read more »

POSTED May 4, 2009 12:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

M. Ward – "Roll Over Beethoven" (Chuck Berry Cover at Coachella)

There is really just one thing necessary to cover Chuck Berry: the ability to absolutely obliterate a roots rock guitar solo. M. Ward took on “Roll Over Beethoven” during an encore set at Coachella and left no riff unturned. If anybody is rolling over in their grave, it’s definitely not Mr. Berry. read more »

POSTED May 1, 2009 2:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Greatest Song At This Moment – Arcade Fire "Black Mirror"

There’s no barrier separating you from the emotions and excitement of the Arcade Fire. Neon Bible gives a million of these kinds of emotional payoffs, but “Black Mirror” demonstrates them in the kind of way that tells you everything you’d ever want to know about the band, or hope to find. read more »

POSTED March 16, 2009 1:13PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,