Welcome to part one of a two episode jaunt. If you study the playlist below, you may be able tell the direction in which we will be going.
The Sword came through town a few days ago. Unfortunately I was not able to attend. I was tasked with shepherding the next generation to training on how to wield an axe.
My copy of Heavy Blanket's Live At Tym Guitars has showed up. No Telling No Trails is a special little treat at the end of the episode. Here's what the artwork on the sleeve looks like:
In more J Mascis news, there will be a Dinosaur Jr. singles box set coming out for Record Store Day. There will be 5,000 pressed so I may be able to get one. Here's what that looks like:
They are also in the studio working on their next album. Here's a picture of Brian Fallon at work:
There will be a 2LP soundtrack release for Breaking Bad coming out at the end of April. To place a pre-order for it go here. This is what it'll look like:
Seth Rogen gave testimony in front of our failed government in a plea for more funding for Alzheimer's research. After the introductions, there weren't even a handful of senators in the room. Weak.
In Uber-Nerdy Batman news, there will be a Batman/Green Hornet crossover. The story will be set in the Batman '66 series and will pick up where the original crossover in the 60's Batman TV show left off. Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman will be handling the scripts. Ty Templeton will be drawing the story. And Alex Ross will be painting the covers. The stories will be available digitally in May and available in print in June. Here's some preliminary artwork from Alex Ross:
Here's a clip from the second season of Batman to refresh your memory:
Next Tuesday, instead of a new episode of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC will be airing a one hour special about the upcoming Marvel movies. There will be in depth looks at Captain America, Guardians Of The Galaxy and Avengers 2. What a golden age in which to be a nerd.
Thanks for listening.
Rock over London. Rock on Chicago.
Here's the download link:
Out of Step Music Hour Episode 60
Here's the playlist:
1. Velvet Underground~I'm Waiting For The Man~The Velvet Underground & Nico (Mono)
2. The Melvins~Oven~Ozma
3. Bob Dylan~Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?~Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
4. Pixies~Where Is My Mind?~Death To The Pixies
5. Rolling Stones~(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction~The Singles Collection: The London Years
6. Minor Threat~In My Eyes~Complete Discography
7. Devo~Mongoloid~Hardcore Devo, Vol. 1
8. The Stooges~1970 (Single Edit)~Funhouse (Deluxe)
9. Cheech & Chong~Earache My Eye~Greatest Hit
10. James Brown~Papa's Got A Brand New Bag~20 All-Time Greatest Hits
11. Buzzcocks~Ever Fallen In Love~Love Bites
12. The Beatles~Come Together~Abbey Road
13. Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers~Chinese Rocks~L.A.M.F. (White Trash Soul)
14. Chuck Berry~Rock And Roll Music~Golden Hits
15. Sex Pistols~Bodies~Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols
16. The Replacements~Bastards Of Young~Tim
17. The Wipers~D-7~Is This Real?
18. Roky Erickson~I Walked With A Zombie~The Evil One
19. The Clash~Death Or Glory~London Calling (Sound System)
20. Otis Redding~Ole Man Trouble~The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection
21. David Bowie~Queen Bitch~Bowie At The Beeb
22. Helmet~Blacktop~Strap It On
23. Louis Armstrong~What A Wonderful World~Ken Burns Jazz
24. The Weirdos~Solitary Confinement~Weird World Vol. 1
25. Velvet Underground~Heroin~The Velvet Underground & Nico (Mono)
26. Heavy Blanket~No Telling No Trails~Live At Tym Guitars