Pimplomat

I write about a variety of things.

The Rewind Button: Seven Album Wrap-up

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. I tried for many months to avoid writing a multi-album post. I wanted to focus each entry on an individual artist or band. However, I’ve learned…

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The Rewind Button: Ramones

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. Have you ever been told to drink water or eat salad to cleanse your palate between dishes? Ramones is my palate cleanser. After weeks of albums that have been so-so…

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Best Songs I Heard in 2012

Here are the songs I discovered in 2012 that I either listened to the most, forced others to listen to, danced around alone to in my room, or wished I had written. Some, like Rihanna or Kendrick Lamar, are artists I’d not normally listen to on a regular basis. Rihanna’s performance, though, of “Diamonds” on Saturday Night Live,…

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The Rewind Button: Let It Bleed

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. Let It Bleed Pie Preparation time: 1 year Cooking time: 1 month Ingredients: 1 oz. of vanilla 3 tbsp of clove 4 cups of sugar 1…

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The Rewind Button: Bringing It All Back Home

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. I believe this is the fourth Bob Dylan album I’ve reviewed for this project. I’ve never listened to so much Dylan as I have now. And…

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The Rewind Button: Led Zeppelin

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. I listen to the album first before reading anything about it. Often, I don’t even read anything about the album, because I want to experience listening…

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The Rewind Button: Who’s Next

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. The Who is one of those bands that a lot of my friends go apeshit over, but one that I’ve never latched on to. When I…

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The Rewind Button: The Joshua Tree

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. Much like their two-syllable name, there are two sides to U2. On one side is the bombastic rock stars who crave the applause from hundreds of…

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The Rewind Button: Live at the Apollo

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. I hesitated in reviewing this album. It’s not that I don’t enjoy James Brown or live recordings. But neither one of them woo me that…

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The Rewind Button: Innervisions

The Rewind Button is a group blogging project that I’m participating in. We’re taking on Rolling Stone‘s Top 40 albums of all time and writing our own reviews of them. For this entry, I’m going to write down my initial thoughts about each song as I listen to the album, which I’ve never heard before tonight….

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