Tagged: Neil Innes

Review: Keynsham

Cover of Keynsham

I have loved the Bonzo Dog Band (a/k/a The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band) forever.  I’d heard them mentioned a bunch of times, so one day in high school I went down to the Tower Records, back when Tower Recordses still existed, and bought a copy of Urban Spaceman (which was the Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse album re-titled for the US with their hit single “I’m The Urban Spaceman” stapled to the beginning) and ended up loving it.  Though, as good as that album is, my favorite is Keynsham.   Continue reading

The Opposite of Smoke is Egg Whites

Diagram of CD layers. :A. A polycarbonate disc...
Diagram of CD layers. :A. A polycarbonate disc layer has the data encoded by using lands and pits. :B. A reflective layer reflects the laser back. :C. A lacquer layer is used to prevent oxidation :D. Artwork is screen printed on the top of the disc. :E. A laser beam reads the polycarbonate disc, is reflected back, and read by the player. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Who don’t like hypothetical mix CDs? Nope — nothing better than a hypothetical mix CD, not at all! Nope! Can’t think of a thing! And the theme for this one is songs over 5 minutes!

Continue reading