Ramblings – The Belmonts


Hey guys, welcome back!  I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about this week, but then late Saturday night I decided to check out the website of The Megas.  Now, if you’re a longtime reader of my column, you know I discussed The Megas before.  They’re a group that did lyrical covers of Mega Man music.  Normally I don’t like it when people put lyrics to instrumental video game music, but The Megas did it so damn well that I just love their three major albums.  But now they’re branching out into Castlevania music with their newest album, The Belmonts.  Only three tracks are on the album, and it’s no doubt a teaser to a larger project.  So how is this new excursion of theirs?  Let’s find out. More

The Final Countdown: Pop Culture Curmudguin

Growing up, it took me a long time to get to where I could enjoy the music of my generation, outside of music video shows like Nickelodeon’s Nick Rocks.  There was especially a big delay in enjoying Rock music.  As a treat in school, I got to enjoy listening to the cassette (look up what a cassette is on Wikipedia kids) labelled Europe’s The Final Countdown album.  Recently I finally found after who knows how many years my copy of the CD (don’t need to look up what that is yet) of the album.  So for this PCC, I am looking at each of the songs on this album.

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Pop Culture Curmudguin #12: Kick Ass Patriotic Tunes

I have felt a craving all day to write something celebrating Independence Day here in the United States.  I have a great love for my country, and know it is the greatest that was ever placed on this green Earth.  I also love great tunes, so for this Fourth of July celebration I am sharing some of the greatest songs with a patriotic theme.


Congrats to SFU’s Own Logan From the Future: 1st Place $1000-winner of the Unsigned Celebrity Concert Series, New York City

Logan Wins $1000 in NYC!!

That’s right, our very own Boxing Analyst and Host of our World Championship Boxing podcast, Logan the Time Traveler, grabbed 1st Place in one of the fiercest Hip Hop competitions in New York City!! Logan beat out 30 other MCs to win the top spot and $1000 cash, performing his latest banger, “Playa Playa“, Available for listen/download HERE!!

Video – SNL Digital Short: “Jack Sparrow” (feat. Michael Bolton)

The official video for The Lonely Island’s new single off their latest album, Turtleneck & Chain (which is out next Tuesday), “Jack Sparrow”, feat. (OF ALL PEOPLE) Michael Bolton.

One of the most hilarious things I’ve ever seen, and if you’re a cinephile (like me) it is your OFFICIAL DUTY to watch this video NOW!


Press Release: Superfriends 091 – The Comeback LIVE @ 10PM

The Alliance to End the Black Eyed Peas Presents Superfriends 091 – The Comeback.

2010 will be remembered by hip hop heads as the year that Hip Hop came back, maybe not in terms of financial success, but there is little doubt to anybody paying attention that the artform is alive and well. The first Superfriends of 2011 is here as we present Superfriends 091 – The Comeback. The true Master of Ceremonies, the Emperor Big D, will be joined by Chicago’s Gregory “Savant” Daggett (of Rarebreed) as well as yes… the grand return of HEADCASE as we discuss 2010 in hip hop; review the top albums of the year, talk about what worked and what didn’t, and what we can expect. Should be a fun, music-filled edition of the Superfriends!

When: 12-29-10 – Wednesday Night @ 10PM EST
Where: http://www.superfriendsuniverse.com/chat