Tag: 1978

Stay Hungry

I’ve always said that the only valid form of cardio was dancing to a Talking Heads record all the way through. More Songs About Buildings and Food is not one of those Talking Heads albums that could fuel a dancersize class, but they’re getting there. … Continue reading Stay Hungry

Spacelab

Kraftwerk predicted a future in which the melodies that humans groove to are machine-tooled like car parts in a factory. And lo, so it has come to pass. It’s a pretty simple formula, it turns out, to simulate the note progressions that stimulate our emotional … Continue reading Spacelab

Some Girls

“Because we couldn’t remember their bloody names” Keith Richards famously joked about the title of the record, and if the double-down of sordid groupie cliches in the lyrics felt somewhat like a desperate attempt by the Stones to be demonized as rock’s worst bad boys … Continue reading Some Girls