Video: The Regrettes – “All I Want For Christmas is You” The absolute best part of this godawful year of 2017 for me was discovering the Regrettes. I’ve tried not to gush too much about them on here because I don’t want to come across as a weird old man losing his shit over a … Continue reading New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas
Video: HANSON – “Finally It’s Christmas” From Finally It’s Christmas, out now on S-Curve Records. The good old Hanson brothers. Twenty years after the irresistible “MMMBop” broke through and made the Oklahoma teens superstars, they’ve still managed to stick around. Remember the concept of one-hit wonders? Does that even exist today? What about “15 minutes … Continue reading New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas
Video: Devil in a Woodpile – “The Pagans Had It Right” From Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days of Xmas, out now on Bloodshot. If you’ve spent any time at the Hideout in Chicago over the past twenty years, you’re familiar with Devil in a Woodpile. They epitomize what’s great (and sometimes sad) about the Bloodshot Records … Continue reading New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right
Video: Sia – “Santa’s Coming For Us” From Everyday Is Christmas, out now on Atlantic. Who doesn’t love the Fonz? Seriously, every time I see Henry Winkler in anything, my heart is filled with joy. He has such a jolly aura that he exudes happiness. And what more could you ask for in a video … Continue reading New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – This Christmas (Universal) The pairing is complete nostalgia. There is no other reason that John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are together for a Christmas album aside from the fact that they were both cast together in a small little movie musical called Grease over thirty years ago. Grease has … Continue reading John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – This Christmas
Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Atlantic) The very idea of a Scott Weiland Christmas album is a strange concept for some, and while I’m not a fan of Mr. Weiland’s work, at least I can grasp the notion that he recently released a collection of holiday songs after hinting at … Continue reading Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Sometimes it’s tough to buy Christmas presents for the music freaks in your life. But when a gift hits just the right spot, it leaves an impression that can last a lifetime.
2007 marks the 10th anniversary of the worst Christmas album ever made: Matt Rogers’ Rated X Mas. Yes, even worse than Twisted Sister’s 2006 Christmas album, Twisted Christmas.
“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” by Aimee Mann from her Christmas album, One More Drifter in the Snow, out now on Superego. We love Christmas songs! Especially ones that involve balls of snow (mp3). Every year, the Glorious Noise message board community talks about their favorite Christmas songs. Join the fun! To quote Special Ed, … Continue reading Aimee Mann – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
FREE INTERNET SINGLE: “The Holiday Song (12 Snowmen, 24 Snowballs)” from GLONO’s own Quasar Wut Wut. If you listen closely, you can hear other GLONO alum on backing vocals and a little toot at the end. [New Bandcamp link. -ed.] Be sure to pick up other GLONO releases for stocking stuffers. Hairy Cringle to you … Continue reading Quasar Wut Wut – The Holiday Song (12 Snowmen, 24 Snowballs)