They ain’t heavy….

February 8, 2012 Gary Pig Gold 1

Never as naughty as the Rolling Stones, nor as pin-up perfect as Herman’s Hermits; seldom as musically adventurous as the Yardbirds, nitty-gritty as the Animals, or full-on bombastic as The Who. Of course, as truly […]


The British Are Coming … Again

January 29, 2012 Gary Pig Gold 2

“No more Beatles! No more Stones! We just want the Viletones!” went the cry of true teen angst ‘round my Toronto neighborhood circa the Summer of Hate, 1977. And, memories of my favorite punk-rock combo […]

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Brian Wilson: Songwriter, 1962-1969

January 26, 2012 Gary Pig Gold 0

As those Beach Boys prepare to do it again for their 50th Anniversary, Gary Pig Gold reminds us of….. TEN REASONS WHY BRIAN WILSON: SONGWRITER, 1962 – 1969 SHOULD BE THE LAST BEACH BOYS DOCUMENTARY […]


I Need That Record!

January 18, 2012 David M. Snyder 0

I Need That Record! [MVDvisual] Subtitled “The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store” the filmmaker, Brendan Toller, imagines he’s telling some great conspiracy tale. But in reality he presents a partial picture, […]