I listen to Wesley Willis with fresh ears. Was Willis a visionary? Was he just a novelty act? I answer these questions as I examine five songs by Willis.
The music of the 2000’s, or as I like to call them, the Noughties, was something special. Especially in the Indie Rock and Pop genres. This playlist pays homage to the indie music of an otherwise strife filled decade. Featuring The Arcade Fire, Yo La Tengo, Interpol, Broken Social Scene, The New Pornographers, and more!
In 2000, Pedro the Lion released their album “Winners Never Quit.” Join me as I explore this album. I find not just one, not just two, but three different reasons why this album is still relevant to today. At times – this album is even a bit prophetic!