Tag: Robyn Hitchcock

Link-o-Rama: Google testing new targeted ads, FreeBSD’s big oops, Henry Rollins’ record habits & Robyn Hitchcock’s essential records

Some interesting bits this time around. If you’re a Chrome user you need to read up on Google’s plans for replacing third-party cookies. FreeBSD users,…

A little Robyn Hitchcock

Went to see Robyn Hitchcock Thursday night at The Arts Center in Carrboro. This was a solo acoustic show, joined for a few songs by…

"Element of Light" album cover

“Element of Light” by Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians (No. 7)

If Robyn Hitchcock hadn’t gone into music, perhaps he’d have become a novelist like his father. His penchant for storytelling shows through heavily in Element…

Album cover: "Queen Elvis" by Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians

“Queen Elvis” by Robyn Hitchcock ‘n’ The Egyptians (No. 21)

Watching “alternative” bands like The Cure, R.E.M., and U2 punch through to mainstream success, I had high hopes that Robyn Hitchcock would break through with…

Black Snake Diamond Role album cover

My favorite 100 albums of all time: #59 (“Black Snake Diamond Röle”)

The first solo Robyn Hitchcock album, Black Snake Diamond Röle, literally opened a new world of music for me. A friend in high school declared…

The Minus 5 self-titled gun album cover

My favorite 100 albums of all time: #85 (“The Minus 5”)

The Minus 5 may be one of the best bar bands ever assembled. Made up of a rotating cast of alt-rock heroes like former R.E.M.’er…

I Often Dream Of Trains

Autumn Is Your Last Chance

Perfect song for an Autumn Sunday. One of my favorite Robyn Hitchcock songs – and that’s saying something, really. He has an amazing body of…