Category Archives: Camper Van Beethoven

Everybody Thinks and Acts the Same, That’s Why I Live in El Cerrito

Here are two reviews of albums I received as Christmas presents. Enjoy! She & Him, Classics – Every album by this group has included a few covers, but this one is all standards. I can’t say I recognize most of … Continue reading

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The Future Sound

If you’re a fan of They Might Be Giants, you’ve probably seen that there’s a free download of the band performing their first album live in concert. I understand they did a few shows recently where they performed all of … Continue reading

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Broken Spanish in the Daytime

Camper Van Beethoven, La Costa Perdida – It’s been a long time since the last album by this band. They reformed in the early aughts and put out New Roman Times, but it’s been more than eight years since then, … Continue reading

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Cover Controversy

Just about every time we hear that Gotye song “Somebody That I Used to Know,” my wife points out how she thinks he’s mean because he mentioned he didn’t like the Glee version of his song. His complaint was something … Continue reading

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