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Tyler, the Portly Politico

A metaphor for death, captured with a Sony 90mm f/2.8 macro lens.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
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HOLY CRAP. I have to get this album. “Ronin” sounds like a spacey jam; as one YouTuber put it, like Pink Floyd wrote the _Miami Vice_ soundtrack. “Best Clockmaker on Mars” sounds kind of like ZZ Top—hard Southern rock. “Remember to Breathe” sounds like true classic rock—can definitely hear the Pink Floyd influences (apparently, Sturgill Simpson is a big Pink Floyd fan). “Mercury in Retrograde” sounds like a cheesy 80s New Wave song, or like Jimmy Buffett trying to be spacey. So, a bit of everything, but mostly like awesome 70s/early 80s arena rock, but heavier/harder. I wouldn’t call any… Read more »

Tyler, the Portly Politico

Also: here’s an editorial review from Amazon: Grammy Award winner Sturgill Simpson has announced the release of “Sound & Fury,” his much-anticipated new album and accompanying Netflix anime film. Produced by Simpson, “SOUND & FURY,” the album, was recorded primarily at the McGuire Motor Inn in Waterford, Michigan, with his bandmates Bobby Emmett, Chuck Bartels, Miles Miller, who all serve as co-producers along with GRAMMY nominee John Hill (Cage The Elephant, Portugal.The Man, Bleachers). The album – which Simpson describes as “a sleazy, steamy rock n roll record” – is a marked departure from 2016’s acclaimed “A Sailor’s Guide To… Read more »

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  photog

Yeah, if I pick it up, I’ll definitely write a review. I was just thinking of the “A Very Dokken Christmas” reviews I wrote last December. I should do some fresh ones for you now that the holidays are upon us. Also—is there a way to receive some kind of e-mail notification when you or someone else posts a reply to your posts? I miss or am delayed responding to some messages because I don’t receive a notification from your site, so I have to remember to check back later. Just wondering if there’s something I’m not doing on my… Read more »