3 Reasons Why: Harry Dean Stanton ‘Partly Fiction’, the soundtrack

Harry Dean Stanton, ‘Partly Fiction’ on iTunes. by Walter Price   Tramp (Cool Hand Luke), Jack Burke (Cockfighter), Brett (Alien), Brain (Escape from New York), Bud (Repo Man), Travis Henderson (Paris, Texas), Jack (Pretty in Pink), Cleveland (Twister), and Toot-Toot (The Green Mile) are just a handful of the roles played by Harry Dean Stanton that captivated me over the…

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Three Way: Mazzy Star – “Fade Into You”

Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See is on iTunes. by Walter Price   Austin, TX, 1994, riding through endless nights in a ragged out hand-me-down Peugeot belonging to my roommate. One cassette soundtracked a majority of the angst filled year. That being Mazzy Star’s stunning So Tonight That I Might See. Becoming lost in the…

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Three Way: David Brent – “Slough”

David Brent can be found on iTunes. by Walter Price   The man that is David Brent is well known as a picture perfect example of the white, middle class. A man with dreams, that more often than not get sidelined by this crazy roller-coaster we call life. An office worker/salesman by trade, a would-be…

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3 Reasons Why Beastie Boys’ Ill Communication

Beastie Boys Ill Communication at iTunes. by Walter Price   I have no idea why (some) people (critics) had such a hard time with Beastie Boys’ 1994 release Ill Communication. For example, famed music critic Robert Christgau kinda had mixed things to say, “Another you-gotta-believe record, just like Check Your Head–only less so, thank God, whose…

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Three Way: Van Halen – Jump

Van Halen 1984 can be found on iTunes. by Walter Price   Baby how you been? Way back in the year Nineteen-Hundred and Eighty-Four, you loved you some Sade, Laurie Anderson, Art of Noise, INXS, Hall & Oats, or maybe Don Henley the solo artist. But if your best friend’s older brother had a bitchin…