placeholder

"And A Merry Xmas to You, Sir!"

Yuletide greetings etc., etc. from Power's Towers. We wish you all the best for the season, and delight and edification for 2018.

In the spirit of which, perhaps you would like to do the musical equivalent of pouring Bailey's…

placeholder

THE MAGUS – now on YouTube!

Hello Music Lovers! 

This week’s cut is THE MAGUS, and it is indeed a deep cut. When we say ‘deep’, we mean deep. Like when Rutger Hauer furrows his brow at the end of Blade Runner. Yup! THAT deep. 

placeholder

NIGHT FOR DAY is now live on YouTube!

As promised, NIGHT FOR DAY – Trey's latest LP – is now available for free streaming on YouTube. You can find it here

The first 3 cuts are: 

FANCY MY CHANCES 

CALIFORNIA 

IN

placeholder

Walter Becker – So Long Bodhisattva

It’s been a few weeks since half of Steely Dan, the oft overshadowed Walter Becker, met his reward. In between closing on the end of Night For Day, we wanted to think awhile and raise a glass to what…

placeholder

Broken Glass In the Pulp... Fiction

Pop quiz time – who is Stephen King talking about here? "The guy was over the top. The guy was absolutely over the top. Big Jim didn't know the meaning of the word stop. There are three brave lets inherent

placeholder

Happy Birthday – GG!

Happy birthday, initials GG!*

Of course, that means Glenn Gould. Sadly, he’s not been around since the 80s to celebrate anything, but that should not mean we cannot raise a glass (of whatever beverage) to commemorate his genius and…

placeholder

Story of the Song – Hamlet's Blues

Of all the bluesiest of Shakespeare's plays, Hamlet stands head and shoulders above the others. Especially if your name is Jorick.*

This tune is about how life's pleasures can shrink to meaningless things if you don't take a chance…

Happy birthday - Dweezil Zappa!

The first rule of blogging is – never write in the browser. Yes, verily, even in 217 the fricken thing will crash and zap all you lovely textual textifications. 


Anyway, being of a positive mindset, Trey directed us to…

placeholder

Story of the Song – I Can't Bleed

All the people you love leave a little bit of themselves – or a lotta bit of themselves – in you. For the good and the bad. But when it's been all good and you're struggling to move on, what…