Welcome to WEEK 185 of 4T! (Video Episode #11)
10,000 Maniacs – In My Tribe (1987) The Slow Burn
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_My_Tribe Remember Lilith Fair? Remember how it was the “first” time that women in rock were famous and getting respect, and how that would change everything? That attitude pretty much summed up all of the 1990s. I still have huge nostalgia for that decade, and I do believe lots of important issues were brought to the forefront in every field.
Welcome to WEEK 184 of 4T! (Video Episode #10)
Agent Orange – This is the Voice (1986) Ya Gotta Understand
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Is_the_Voice When you’re in high school, you’re looking for two wildly divergent things. First, you’re looking to belong. That’s different for everyone – and as the practically-a-documentary The Breakfast Club taught us, where you belong can be entirely up to you. The point is finding like-minded people one way or another, so you’re
Welcome to WEEK 183 of 4T! (Video Episode #9)
Chicago – (1967-present) Why? – Devolution!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_(band) How is it that a band mostly known for its awesome but highly cheesy 1980s power ballads and launching the solo career of Peter Cetera has made it into my top 10, maybe even top 5? Sit tight and I’ll tell you. (NOTE: I won’t be going into the full history of the band – that would be book length. I’m happy to talk Chicago shop with anyone w
Welcome to WEEK 182 of 4T! (Video Episode #8)
Buckner & Garcia – Pac-Man Fever (1982) The Future Was Then
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pac-Man_Fever_(album) If you didn’t live it, you can’t feel it. The title track of this album was 100% accurate. While video games had been a craze for a few years, when Pac-Man was introduced in 1980, everyone went Berserk (pun intended – this was another arcade game released in 1980, and was almost always near or right beside the Pac-Man