A while ago Double D Records released a tribute cd to The Lemonheads entitled Drug Buddies. Excellent finnish band The Phonies features on this tribute with their wonderful take on The Great Big No and at the moment you can listen to it on the myspace page dedicated to this tribute. Obviously I have no clue how long it will stay there, but it’s there now. And because we don’t own mountain bikes and are not outdoor types, could there be a better way to spend an evening than to sit in front of a computer listening to a great finnish band covering one of the greatest bands ever several times in a row.
The Lemonheads Tribute at myspace
The Lemonheads Tribute Website
Double D Records Website
The Phonies Website
The Phonies at myspace
Puumaja’s debut album Meriselityksiä will be released on 27.05.2009. Think of Red House Painters, Low. Think of good music… and if your brain is melting down because of all that thinking, you can ease your mind by watching their new music video below or go to their myspace to find more of the same greatness.
A start for something beautiful or the beginning of the end for One Chord To Another? Your guess is as good as mine. At this moment in time, I’m not sure will I post several times a day or once in every six months. This might just be one of these dozens of poor attempts to keep onechord.net somehow alive that you’ve seen every now and then. Hopefully this will be a slightly better attempt and I manage to keep things going on at least for a while. At the moment, I don’t have a clue what will happen to the main site. I probably will keep it up for the time being and just add a link to this blog to the front page and forward folks to this little blog.
I try to keep the personal mumbo jumbo and sport related issues to a bare minimum and mostly focus on music only. After all, I still would like to be able to help finnish pop bands in getting a wider recognition (Ok, I haven’t really succeeded in this quest in the past, but one can still try) and scaring both of the future readers of this blog with personal craptalk probably isn’t the best way to do it . Actually there shouldn’t even be a need for this unhappy and miserable diving in low self esteem and loser-like behaviour. This is because JYP won the finnish hockey league and I’m still smiling inside because of it. A tongue-in-cheek comment could be that this is a life-changing moment. How can I be that unhappy loser ever again, because this lifted ten years of teenage anxiety and a couple of king kongs of my back. Do I really have to learn how to be happy? I don’t have too much experience about it. Like that Matthew-boy used to sing ” Everything is perfect in a way, but not today”. That line is stolen from my brain function manual. One of the few things I’m really good at is being miserable eventhough everything is perfect in that big picture. Now after JYP won, I’m probably not even good at that anymore, because I can always remember this spring. I think it still might be better to be happy eventhough I suck at it than to to get a master’s degree at being miserable without any damn reason… Wait who just said that there won’t be any personal mumbo jumbo in this blog?
Let’s end this first blog post by saying that Cats On Fire’s Our Temperance Movement is an absolutely fabulous record. I’ve felt really bad because I’ve been such a lazy boy and haven’t praised it at onechord.net. It really is worth all the hearts in the world and so far it’s easily the main contender for my album of the year award. Well done again.
Cats On Fire: Tears In Your Cup