Dräger’s “Psycho Narcissistic Paranoia” remixed by Temples

Had to take a breather from all things music this past week. Just needed to clear the head. Plus, this Delta variant is toying with my mental and spiritual balance. Live music is finally returning, right in time for our (potentially) worse pandemic resurgence since the whole damn thing started. And I'm just wondering where …

Keep Shelly in Athens’ “Deceivers,” featuring Astyplaz

Going to revisit some familiar territory ...Grecian chillwave act Keep Shelly in Athens have been a longtime fav of mine, spinning blissful beats of heavenly relaxation and horizontal retreat. I've written about them a few times, here, here, and here. So I'll keep the chit-chat to a minimum. And if you need to know more, …

New Order: a couple of old shows, in lieu of a postponed “Unity”

New Order perform at the Shrine Auditorium on 03.09.16.
On this beautiful Monday afternoon, one of the warmest of the summer thus far, I'm opting for another flashback performance ... or in this case, a couple of them, paired up to offer a more well-rounded experience. Same act. Multiple shows.The band is New Order, and before things went tits-up in the Corona wars, they …