The 4-song EP Trans AM includes such a danceable synth-rock bangers as "Ivankkka is a Nazi" (above), which you should listen to if you've ever wanted to hear someone sing about "Gucci Swastikas."
A-ha's "Take on Me" was born in 1981 as a song called "Miss Eerie" by A-ha members Pål Waaktaar's and Magne Furuholmen's previous band Bridges. "Miss Eerie" was actually the song's second name out of four total. The "Miss Eerie" 7" is included in a new book, A-Ha: Down to the Tracks. From Wikipedia: ['Miss… READ THE REST
Years before he played David Brent in The Office, comedian Ricky Gervais sang in a synth-pop group called Seona Dancing. The two-man band, Gervais and his college friend Bill Macrae, was active from 1982 to 1984, splitting up over poor sales. However, one of their songs, "More to Lose," "became an '80s anthem as ubiquitous… READ THE REST
This bit of grainy film footage with bad audio wouldn't be notable except that it depicts Easy Cure playing a 1977 show in Crawley, UK. The following year, Easy Cure dropped "Easy" from their name, recorded the demos below, signed to Polydor Records' Fiction label, and released their first single, "Killing An Arab." The rest… READ THE REST
It's likely that there's never been a New Year's resolution focused on vacuuming more. However, plenty of people want to clean up the clutter and tidy up their lives to start a new year. The investment in a quality vacuum and other cleaners can be a good way of ensuring that much-needed cleaning work gets… READ THE REST
If you've ever started a business, it probably wasn't so you could process invoices and fill out payroll checks. Yet, accounting is the absolute lifeblood of any enterprise – and unless a company is paying thousands to have a certified professional take charge of their finances, it's easy to feel like the entire accounting arena… READ THE REST
Well, if the opening days of 2021 are any indication of what's to come, we may not find the peace and normalcy we hoped for after 2020 any time soon. Of course, that doesn't mean you have to slip into a dark funk and let the fear, confusion, and general insanity of our daily lives… READ THE REST