Glorious Noise http://gloriousnoise.com Rock and roll can change your life. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:36:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 New L7 video: I Came Back To Bitch http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-l7-video-i-came-back-to-bitch http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-l7-video-i-came-back-to-bitch#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:36:41 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16811 New L7 video: I Came Back To Bitch

Video: L7 – “I Came Back To Bitch” Single out now on Don Giovanni. L7 is back! I had the chance to see them back in college when they played Club Soda in Kalamazoo, but for some reason I didn’t go. It was a Tuesday night and I wasn’t really familiar with their music, but … Continue reading New L7 video: I Came Back To Bitch

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New King Tuff video: Psycho Star http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-king-tuff-video-psycho-star http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-king-tuff-video-psycho-star#respond Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:35:16 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16776 New King Tuff video: Psycho Star

Video: King Tuff – “Psycho Star” From The Other, out April 13 on Sub Pop. A wise man once said, “We could all die any day, but before I let that happen I’ll dance my life away.” There’s a similar sentiment undercutting King Tuff’s new song. The world is doomed, so we might as well … Continue reading New King Tuff video: Psycho Star

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New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-mavis-staples-video-if-all-i-was-was-black http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-mavis-staples-video-if-all-i-was-was-black#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:35:39 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16844 New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

Video: Mavis Staples – “If All I Was Was Black” From If All I Was Was Black, out now on Anti. Mavis Staples is 78 years old and she’s been singing professionally for 70 of those. Thank about that. She’s been getting paid to sing since before most Baby Boomers were even born. She’s a … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

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New Titus Andronicus video: Above the Bodega (Local Business) http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-titus-andronicus-video-above-the-bodega-local-business http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-titus-andronicus-video-above-the-bodega-local-business#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:35:58 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16769 New Titus Andronicus video: Above the Bodega (Local Business)

Video: Titus Andronicus – “Above the Bodega (Local Business)” From A Productive Cough, out March 2 on Merge. I can keep a secret from my mama, I can keep a secret from my pa I keep myself out of trouble, stay one step ahead of the law And I can keep it from my neighbors … Continue reading New Titus Andronicus video: Above the Bodega (Local Business)

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Playlist: History of British Rock (Sire Records, 1976) http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/playlist-history-of-british-rock-sire-records-1976 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/playlist-history-of-british-rock-sire-records-1976#respond Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:35:19 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16885 Playlist: History of British Rock (Sire Records, 1976)

I had this cassette in high school. I can’t remember exactly where or why I bought it, but my guess is that it probably came from the Columbia House tape club. Or maybe I bought it at the mall because it had a rare Beatles song on it. It’s a weird compilation. Released by Sire … Continue reading Playlist: History of British Rock (Sire Records, 1976)

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New Frankie Cosmos video: Being Alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-frankie-cosmos-video-being-alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-frankie-cosmos-video-being-alive#respond Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:36:27 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16806 New Frankie Cosmos video: Being Alive

Video: Frankie Cosmos – “Being Alive” From Vessel, out March 30 on Sub Pop. I’m an idiot. For several years I’ve ignored Frankie Cosmos because I got her mixed up with some other Frankie that I don’t care for. I never gave her music a chance because I was convinced I wasn’t into it. But … Continue reading New Frankie Cosmos video: Being Alive

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New They Might Be Giants video: The Greatest http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-they-might-be-giants-video-the-greatest http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-they-might-be-giants-video-the-greatest#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:35:40 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16718 New They Might Be Giants video: The Greatest

Video: They Might Be Giants – “The Greatest” From I Like Fun, out now on Idlewild Recordings. They call me the greatest Because I’m not very good And they’re being sarcastic It’s wild to think that these guys have been around for over 30 years. And even now, there are not a lot of bands … Continue reading New They Might Be Giants video: The Greatest

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New Breeders video: Joanne http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-breeders-video-joanne http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-breeders-video-joanne#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:35:25 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16788 New Breeders video: Joanne

Video: The Breeders – “Joanne” (Michael Nesmith cover) All Nerve is out March 2 on 4AD. “Joanne” is not on the album. “Joanne” is one of my favorite songs of all time. I first heard it back in college when Leppotone supergroup Twister covered it live at Club Soda in Kalamazoo. I was already a … Continue reading New Breeders video: Joanne

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New Rostam video: Bike Dream http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-rostam-video-bike-dream http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-rostam-video-bike-dream#respond Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:35:15 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16715 New Rostam video: Bike Dream

Video: Rostam – “Bike Dream” From Half-Light, out now on Nonesuch Records. I’ll admit I didn’t want to like this song. I’m still kind of mad at Mr. Batmanglij for quitting Vampire Weekend. I totally realize how juvenile that sounds, but what can you do? Gotta feel your feelings, right? So I was fully prepared … Continue reading New Rostam video: Bike Dream

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New Regrettes video: Come Through http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-regrettes-video-come-through http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-regrettes-video-come-through#respond Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:35:45 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16828 New Regrettes video: Come Through

Video: The Regrettes – “Come Through” Directed by Claire Marie Vogel. From the Attention Seeker EP, out February 23 on Warner Bros. Woo hoo! New Regrettes! They’ve got a new EP coming out in a couple weeks with two brand new songs, a cover of Dion and the Belmonts’ “Teenager in Love,” and two acoustic … Continue reading New Regrettes video: Come Through

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50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 5 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/50-years-ago-in-rolling-stone-issue-5 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/50-years-ago-in-rolling-stone-issue-5#respond Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:35:48 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16552 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 5

Issue #5 had a cover date of February 10, 1968. 24 pages. 25 cents. This was the issue when Rolling Stone started giving away roach clips to new subscribers. (“Act now before this offer is made illegal.”) You can scoff, but for its entire first year the Stone remained a DIY organization, run by Wenner … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 5

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New Neil Young video: Almost Always http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-neil-young-video-almost-always http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-neil-young-video-almost-always#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:35:08 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16747 New Neil Young video: Almost Always

Video: Neil Young + Promise Of The Real – “Almost Always” Directed by Daryl Hannah. From The Visitor, out now on Reprise. I love it when Neil goes pretty and acoustic. But he’s still got some bite in his lyrics: I’m living with a gameshow host Who has to brag and has to boast About … Continue reading New Neil Young video: Almost Always

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New Laura Veirs video: Everybody Needs You http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-laura-veirs-video-everybody-needs-you http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-laura-veirs-video-everybody-needs-you#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:35:58 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16709 New Laura Veirs video: Everybody Needs You

Video: Laura Veirs – “Everybody Needs You” Directed by Lance Bangs. Animation by Marissa Paternoster. From The Lookout, out April 13 on Raven Marching Band. You might know Laura Veirs from the case/lang/veirs project she did with Neko Case and k.d. lang in 2016. She’s got a new solo album, The Lookout, coming out this … Continue reading New Laura Veirs video: Everybody Needs You

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New Of Montreal video: Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-of-montreal-video-paranoiac-intervalsbody-dysmorphia http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-of-montreal-video-paranoiac-intervalsbody-dysmorphia#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:35:29 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16705 New Of Montreal video: Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia

Video: of Montreal – “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia” From White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood, out March 9 on Polyvinyl. Good old Kevin Barnes, prancing around in his grandma’s clothes, singing to his love: “You’re the only one who’s worthy of my concentration.” Barnes said it’s “a song about panic, fear, insecurity, misanthropy, self-loathing, vanity, lustfulness, arrogance and … Continue reading New Of Montreal video: Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia

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Hey What’s Up? Glorious Noise Is 17 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/glorious-noise-turns-17 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/glorious-noise-turns-17#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:35:38 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16633 Hey What’s Up? Glorious Noise Is 17

Time flies. Seventeen years? Crazy. GLONO is the same age as the lead singer of my favorite band. There are kids in bands today who weren’t even born when we started this. That blows my mind. I remember turning 17 the summer before my senior year of high school. John Cougar had told us to … Continue reading Hey What’s Up? Glorious Noise Is 17

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New H.C. McEntire video: Quartz in the Valley http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-h-c-mcentire-video-quartz-in-the-valley http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-h-c-mcentire-video-quartz-in-the-valley#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:35:49 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16727 New H.C. McEntire video: Quartz in the Valley

Video: H.C. McEntire – “Quartz in the Valley” From Lionheart, out now on Merge. This is a cool country song from the frontwoman of Mount Moriah on her first solo album. McEntire talked to The Grey Estates about the origin of the song: “Quartz in the Valley” was the first song Kathleen Hanna and I … Continue reading New H.C. McEntire video: Quartz in the Valley

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New Graham Coxon video: Falling http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-graham-coxon-video-falling http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-graham-coxon-video-falling#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:35:58 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16681 New Graham Coxon video: Falling

Video: Graham Coxon – “Falling” Single out now on Parlophone. I thought that if you had an acoustic guitar / then it meant that you were a Protest Singer Oh, I can smile about it now / but at the time it was terrible –The Smiths, “Shakespeare’s Sister” We know that Blur front man Damon … Continue reading New Graham Coxon video: Falling

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New St. Vincent Tiny Desk Concert http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-st-vincent-tiny-desk-concert http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-st-vincent-tiny-desk-concert#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:35:43 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16698 New St. Vincent Tiny Desk Concert

Video: St. Vincent: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert Via NPR Music. MASSEDUCTION is out now on Loma Vista. This is so good. I really like MASSEDUCTION but I’d love to hear her do the entire album like this. Although she’s known for shredding her electric guitar, the latest St. Vincent album subverts those expectations to … Continue reading New St. Vincent Tiny Desk Concert

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Number One Records: God’s Plan http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/number-one-records-gods-plan http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/number-one-records-gods-plan#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:35:40 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16686 Number One Records: God’s Plan

Audio: Drake – “God’s Plan” From Scary Hours, out now on Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records. Drake knocks out Camila Cabello after only one week at the top of the chart. “God’s Plan” had 82.4 million U.S. streams and 127,000 downloads sold in the week ending Jan. 25, as well as 24 million in all-format airplay … Continue reading Number One Records: God’s Plan

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New Regrettes video: Soft Shock http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-regrettes-video-soft-shock http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-regrettes-video-soft-shock#respond Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:35:03 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16607 New Regrettes video: Soft Shock

Video: The Regrettes – “Soft Shock” (Yeah Yeah Yeahs cover) My favorite band covers a song from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ third album. I think they’re buying time while they’re working on their follow up to Feel Your Feelings, Fool. They played one new song (“Red Light”) in September at Riot Fest and shortly thereafter … Continue reading New Regrettes video: Soft Shock

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