The Evil One is the legendary Roky Erickson's solo debut album from 1981. Erickson made the album over a two year period after he left the psychedelic rock band, the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, due to his mental health struggles. The album features amazing songs about spooky creatures such as a two headed dog, zombies, vampires, and demons. Erickson was inspired by horror films and sci-fi when he created this album. I've had The Evil One on repeat all throughout October.
"Requiem, Apparitions & San Francisco Polyphony" is an eerie, beautiful album used in the soundtrack for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The tracks on this album utilize micropolyphony, "a type of 20th-century musical texture involving the use of sustained dissonant chords that shift slowly over time." The technique was developed by György Ligeti, who explained it… READ THE REST
From 1978, Lazaro Salazar's Star Warsploitation single "Artuditu." And no, that robot on the album cover is absolutely not the droid you were looking for. The song appeared on an LP with the same name. READ THE REST
For the third night of The Hanukkah Sessions 2021, Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin performed "Copacabana" by the great Barry Pincus, aka Barry Manilow! Grohl's humor, joy, and talent in The Hanukkah Sessions is a wonderful gift for the ages. Below, the two take on tracks from The Ramones, Van Halen, and… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Let's face it, following through on things may not be your strong suit. From canceling plans with friends last minute to putting off those annoying errands till tomorrow (for the second… READ THE REST
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