Alright. So Black Lips are back with a new song called “Odelia”. And after a few listens, I’m not the biggest fan. So I devised an idea: let’s see if I can find 5 songs in my collection by Black Lips for you to listen to and enjoy more.
I picked up a new toy a few hours before my show. My bike had been in the shop for a few days with a broken spoke and to get a new chain and cassette (the latter of which was a special order item), and I decided to try out a 2012 model Trek. Ended up using my old bike as a trade in and coming home with the new ride pictured above. With this kind of reckless spending, I needed a garage/psychedelic rock kind of night.Read More »On the Radio at KSVR: A Psychedelic & Garage Mix
“Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys” is not a song you’d expect Black Lips to cover, but alas here it is, on the A side of this year’s Record Store Day split 7″ single from Saddle Creek with Icky Blossoms. And it works very well. Originally by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, the song is remade slightly here with what I can only describe as a slightly drunk swagger. Black Lips propel the song along nicely with a little slide guitar and a southern drawl. It’s not the typical Black Lips, but there’s plenty here to like. Read More »Black Lips & Icky Blossoms: Record Store Day 7″ Single