Over the last year, Since my last album, “This is My Life”- I have been working on some new stuff in which I feel is some of my best to date. I bought a couple of new guitars (Epiphone wildkat hollow body in Burgundy red and a Black Ibanez solid body guitar) BOY! I have been having a lot of fun putting some hot licks down with those 2 axe’s. The drum tracks are solid and kicking with some nice catchy beats, interesting and fun. There is my ornamentation of sounds from the Maschine Mikro MK3. Some organ and percussion in which I love. Among many other instruments on these tracks. All accompanied by some sassy lyric’s, with a bunch of well placed harmony parts. – Hoping to complete all by the fall of 2020 POST COVID 19!
Although you might just be treated in the next few weeks to a teaser single from this album (still to be named) – You all need to stay in touch, keep checking and follow me on this site and on Spotify, Soundcloud, Bandcamp and many other digital streaming services for this single release.
Thanks to all the photographers from Unsplash Mihai Stefan, David Len, Brook Lark, Terry Vlisidis, Annie Spratt, Holger Link, Snowy Vin, Shireah Ragner, Thomas Parks, Chris Barbalis, Andrew Worley, Stephany Loreana, Jan Zhukov, Micah Hallahan, Neven Kremarek, Craventure Media, Zachariah Hagy, Yuiza September
How many times have you’ve been Crazy in Love? You do stupid things for the one you think you love. You go out on a limb, you fight, curse and make up (yes the make up sex is fantastic!). Listen to you’re heart, but don’t get lost in love and lose yourself when you are, “Crazy in Love”
With its 2 bar cowbell intro ‘Sex & Trainwrecks’ might have gone in a different direction but, true to form, it quickly becomes familiar Aldo Buzzi fare. The tune takes a melancholy theme and punctuates it rhythmically with a post-punk architecture and a Caribbean undertone. As regards the lyrics the listener asks who are the victims? The rule of ‘poetic license’ is applied heavily and as always in Aldo’s material there may not be any ‘straight line’ lyrical commentary – whereas one might associate the sound of a train wreck with a cacophony of screeching, crushing and twisting metal this track maintains a steady rhythmic 4/4 beat -train wrecks are probably not agreeable to rhythmic consonance.
The intertwining instrumental layering is familiar and against the cadence of the lyrics we are met with an Edgar Allen Poe-esque tapestry of the dead possibly dreaming and the question answers itself by asking if the dead still dream. It’s an interesting set-up of superpositions as our subjects appear (at least in the words) to be both dead and alive. Thus a moderately tempered tune has more depth than the main thematic material implies. This listener found it a little trancy and ‘retro’ – I hear ‘post punker’ ghosts responding and the outro of this tune is in lock-step with the very movement that gave it life. – Joezworld June 2019
Sex an Trainwrecks
When you’re in the coffin of life. What do you dream when you’re feet under?
W’ell as my talking head video explained around a month ago about the song prior to the release of the album,”This is My Life”. You need to play it as loud as your speakers can handle without distorting the sound. You need to play the video in a very dark room on an large High Def screen TV with the music as Fucking loud. You also should be some what buzzed on your drink or drug of choice to revel in the experience of site and sound. You got It?
On a side not -one of my old band mates, Gary Citro (aka Peabody) commented after seeing a preview of the video that it harken’s back to one of the Lampshades original songs called, ” Krakatoa” (east of Java). In which was another hard driving song but had some lyric’s sung by Gary.
Crazy in love as they say, “just another love song” or as PIL puts it “Not another Love song”. Well whatever it is, it is a nice flowing love song with some nice piano work behind it and in the lead part. I included below (the 2nd video) an outtake when I was recording this video -thought it was amusing.