Elise Trouw is kind of amazing – she’s capable on drums, vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar and synth stuff. Pretty hyno, kind of a Wendy Carlos meets Laurie Anderson meet John Bonham thing.
Lake Street Dive (featuring Rachael Price) on a yellow couch in 2016. Price was born in Australia and grew up in Tennessee. The band formed in Boston, but it’s not clear to me where (or if) they’re anchored.
Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs were a hoot in their heyday. Saw the Pigs in So. Cal in the late ’80s, and they blew me away. Bacon would climb up ON his bass and jam, or take it to the floor for a roll around, and never miss a beat.
There’s something for (almost) everyone in that mix. Have a great weekend, folks, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow whether you like it or not.
Lake Street Dive sings “Take On Me.”
That’s not A-ha’s version, but it’s a lot better. At least she doesn’t have to hike up her chonies to hit the high notes. The bass player is hot and the trumpet dweeb is killer.
Ry Cooder is a classic American guitarist. You’ve heard his stuff even if you don’t know his name. Watch for Harry Dean Stanton in this clip.
Cats puking to Techno is awesome [via].
Have a great weekend, folks. See you back here tomorrow, but before you go, click this.
Axe Cop! I’ve seen better and this one is the most accurate. More links here.
Rube Goldberg Dog Machine is awesome. [via]
Lake Street Dive = Street soul on the street with soul. [via]
Great RetroSoul. See you tomorrow, have a great weekend, folks, and please stay clear of the IdiotMobs. No goodwill is intended, and no good will come from it. Be safe.