Category Archives: Robyn Hitchcock

Mad Shelley’s Letterbox Is Full of Birthday Cards

I think it’s been a while since I’ve done an album review. I’ve had both the new Robyn Hitchcock and New Pornographers records for a few weeks now, and had taken some notes on them, but had trouble articulating all … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Earth Get in Your Eyes

Here are my thoughts on some albums I’ve heard recently, some old, some new, some borrowed, and…okay, I don’t think any of them are blue, but I’m not going to double-check the discs to find out. Robyn Hitchcock, A Star … Continue reading

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Robyn Hitchcock Presents

So, I saw Robyn Hitchcock live last night at the City Winery in Manhattan. Too bad I don’t like wine. No, even if I did I likely wouldn’t have bought any, because I come to concerts to see the artists, … Continue reading

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All of You Lie About Something

Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You – This monstrosity of a title belongs to Neko’s newest album, which is excellent as usual. Compared to previous albums of … Continue reading

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If You Hit the Water You Know You’ve Gone Too Far

Carolyn Mark, The Queen of Vancouver Island – If you don’t know Ms. Mark’s music, you really should. She’s a charismatic Canadian country artist with an obvious sense of humor, as shown in such titles as “The Cereal Is the … Continue reading

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Kelly Hogan’s Heroes

Kelly Hogan, I Like to Keep Myself in Pain – My now-wife and I used to see Neko Case at the Tin Angel in Philadelphia pretty often back before she graduated to larger venues. At one show, she was accompanied … Continue reading

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I Love Frank’s Brain

Frank Black and the Catholics, Live at Melwkeg – While I appreciate pretty much anything former Pixie Charles Thompson records, whether going by Frank Black or Black Francis, I do rather miss when he played with the Catholics. I saw … Continue reading

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