So when I went to Minneapolis a couple weeks ago my friend Bob happened to be playing a Can compilation called The Singles in his car, and since then I’ve been on a bit of a Can binge. This is one of my favorites: eccentric in that special Can way but also shamelessly catchy.
This weekend featured a family trip down to the Bay Area, where we took in a performance by Mr. Beck Hansen and band at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. I can’t help having slightly mixed feelings about Beck because of the whole Scientology thing, but man, he’s made a lot of good music. And he put on a hell of a show, so why quibble?
This recent single was one of the highlights:
I always thought this was a Pat Benatar song.
For today’s complete multimedia experience, I recommend listening to this:
While reading this: