Author Archives: Dr. Rock

Track Review – Kerosene by Big Black

Big_Black_-_Atomizer_cover

In 1987, the new Sonic Youth EP, “Master-Dik” was released with a warning label saying “Not as good as Atomizer, so don’t get your hopes up, cheese!” (This warning is on the copy of “Master-Dik” in the KTUH vinyl vault, as well as Big Black’s “Headache” EP) The warning aped the recently introduced Parental Advisory […]

Posted in radioblog | Leave a comment

Track Review – Revolution by Spacemen 3

Spacemen_3_-_Playing_With_Fire

Last year, Jason Pierce; the only constant member of the space rock band Spiritualized, released the album Sweet Heart Sweet Light to critical acclaim. Though Pierce has been in the independent music scene since the late 80s, going by the name J. Spaceman in the group Spacemen 3, in some regards little has changed about […]

Posted in radioblog | Leave a comment

Track Review – Rubber Bullets by 10cc

10ccalbum

10cc was an early 1970’s British band formed from two central songwriting duos: the more pop oriented Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman, responsible for writing big 60s pop hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies, and Herman’s Hermits. Also Kevin Godley and Lol Creme, satirical avant-garde songsmiths who had yet to make it big. Though differences […]

Posted in radioblog | Leave a comment