Buck brings Studio 54 to the 25th Century
In the 1979 television premiere of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the 500 year-old time traveler attends his first 25th Century dance. Buck arrives at the event decked out in swashbuckling spaceduds, ready to party. At first he seems amused by the entertainment for [Read it all...]
Everybody laughed when that nutty Pentacostal reverend in Arkansas warned about America’s youth being turned into mindless, automated, sexbot FREAK-A-ZOIDS by listening to the lyrics of Midnight Star:
‘I AM NOW A TOTAL AUTOMATION…YOUR EVERY WISH IS MY COMMAND…TAKE ME TO YOUR DANCE FLOOR…’
And now he had proof. Midnight [Read it all...]
Neil 'Cylon' Young and his vocoder
In 1983, Neil Young‘s record label sued him for 3.3 million dollars for not sounding like Neil Young. So what was the deal? He got the MTV mullet just like Geddy Lee and Eric Clapton. They were probably happy about that. But he also got his hands [Read it all...]
Husband-wife duo Hyperbubble's latest CD is Drastic Cinematic.
If ‘70s rockers Mountain could record a “Theme from an Imaginary Western,” there’s no reason San Antonio synth-pop duo Hyperbubble can’t record a soundtrack for an imaginary Jean-Luc Goddard film.
On “Drastic Cinematic,” a 13-song disk dedicated to the French-Swiss filmmaker, Hyperbubble trade in their cartoony, [Read it all...]