Strath is blogging it up at Pacific Standard.
Jul 27, 2011 Strath commented on The Many Kinds of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"s There Are in the World.
The Electric Indian (no Neon Indian) version ...I'm not gonna say it's good but it's worthy of note. The drums at the beginning are solid and the horns are tight in parts.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFR5voB2A…
Jun 6, 2011 Strath commented on Caperin': Seven Days Without Caperin' Makes One Weak.
Looking forward to seeing The Eggman series.
May 28, 2011 Strath commented on RIP Gil Scott-Heron.
No, I can't believe it. My most loved hero as a kid and the best concert I ever saw: GSH at Langston Hughes around 1996...? I took my mom. Rest in peace to a true national treasure.

"Your daddy loves you," too.
May 18, 2011 Strath commented on Re: What Are the Best Covers of Beatles Songs?.
The weird thing about that record if I remember correctly (?) is that Terry Manning had a demo version of the song long before the Beatles actually put it out, and they let him do his own version before theirs was released.
May 18, 2011 Strath commented on This Is Stuck in My Head Every Second of Every Minute of Every Hour of Every Day..
When I was in kindergarten we did a live version of Free To Be...You And Me. Not an easy moment to top.
May 12, 2011 Strath commented on I Love the World of Art for Just These Moments.
Side note: Rotterdam is possibly the coolest city in the world.
Apr 14, 2011 Strath commented on It Is So Easy to Hate Gwyneth Paltrow.
"I'll have a butterscotch sundae, I guess."
Apr 12, 2011 Strath commented on You Tell It*.
The choice of typeface, letter spacing, leading and rag are all smartly executed. Regardless of meaning, it looks nice graphically. One other thing I really like is that many of the individual lines can stand alone as ideas – incomplete, but with enough information to make you think. My favorite: VERY FORM, BUT THEN I
Apr 5, 2011 Strath commented on Caperin': Put a Duck in a Microwave and See if it's Bill Withers.
Charlotte Gainsbourg is a robot Jackson Browne.
Apr 2, 2011 Strath commented on Happy 23rd Birthday, Sub Pop Records!.
Stunningly righteous list.

(Is that how "righteous" is spelled? In 2011, LOSER = wondering if one's comments are spelled correctly.)

Happy Birthday S>P