Category Archives: funk

1996

All kinds of notable events occurred in 1996, like when a blizzard hit the east coast region with a brutal 2 and a half feet of snowfall early in the year… which was followed up by the North Cape oil … Continue reading

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1993

’93… summer… Lollapalooza. still have that shirt In the 90’s Lollapalooza was a pretty big deal. It was a traveling fest, and 1993 was perhaps the year it really hit its stride. It was the first year I went anyway … Continue reading

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1989

Many things happened in 1989… some of which were rather important. Reagan’s farewell speech… thus ending the Reagan years. The actor president had many quirks (astrology, superstition, infatuation with outer space and extraterrestrials, contradictory views, etc) but was quite celebrated … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, 80's X-Men, 80s, 80s music, action movies, Berlin Wall, comic books, Faith No More, Frank Zappa, funk, heavy metal, live, melvins, Mike Patton, Mr. Bungle, punk, radical, reagan era, rock | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1988

Over time, My Bloody Valentine has grown to be one of my favorite bands. I didn’t actually hear ‘Loveless’ until around ’98, and I had a good 5 years of listening to just that album and none of their other … Continue reading

Posted in 1988, 80s, 80s music, 80s pop, action movies, Bill Hicks, funk, heavy metal, jazz, live, Living Colour, My Bloody Valentine, punk, reagan era, rock, sci-fi, social commentary, They Live!, Uncategorized, Weird Al | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1979

I might as well get this over with: my two favorite bands are probably King Crimson and Rush. I am not as into prog rock is this might make it seem, but I do love the genre (although I am … Continue reading

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