(Otherwise entitled: “A good friend of Frazer attempting to explain the appeal of some rocker named Morris Day to his VERY confused European fiance…”) They came out somewhere called Minneapolis – a place
Two songs hand-delivered TO YOU all the way from Das Vaterland itself (Sure – the performances here are in English – but they possess an undeniably Teutonic sensibility, almost reminiscent of 1930s
All the way back from 1972, here’s your chance both to meaningfully recall (or perhaps discover) a genuine classic in addition to some words of wisdom: “You can’t please everyone, so you’ve got to please
“Destroy Everything You Touch” is Ladytron’s single from this exceedingly awesome and eclectic group’s second album, “Witching Hour.” You’ve earned the goodness, so enjoy — (Warning: in
One of the many amazing musicians roaming New York City these days is Janita, a deep and powerful singer from Finland. And you need to get to know her. Not tomorrow. Not soon. Run – Don’t walk – etc… Hers
Look – The deal is this: I call ’em like I see ’em. And the truth is that Peter Gabriel’s “Shock the Monkey,” both visually and musically, still stands up to anything out there today . . . The
This is from last year – Don’t mess with Ian and Billy
I love this tune: spooky, somehow western, yet also British . . . This band is, ironically, so damn . . . Dependable. Every album always has a few songs that I love. So, here at FrazerRice.com, that’s why we’re
It’s probably an understatement to say that the The Doors played an enormous role in forming the soundtrack to my adolescence. So in honor of Ray Manzarek’s recent passing (Check out this excellent profile from NPR) . .
Born out of the ashes of Sex Pistols and the Clash, John Lydon underwent a profound transformation from earthshaking punk supernova, to actual musician, to ultimately becoming one of Britain’s genuine elder statesmen in the
I can’t say I know a lot about Kanye West’s music. I know that he is in the process of fathering Kim Kardashian’s “problem” and that he scores consistent credit for being weird and diva-licious.
For me, Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music can do no wrong. I discovered the two as an early teenager in the yuppified, but sophisticated, venues of the albums, Avalon and Bete Noire. It was only after discovering their early work over