Category Archives: Alternative

Every Song has a Story to tell: 10,000 Maniacs – Like the Weather

It does not happen that often that the mood of the lyrics and the mood of the music of a song seem to totally contradict each other, and yet the result turns out just perfectly fine. "The A Team" by … Continue reading

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Glorious start to the Brussels Summer Festival 2014 with Patti Smith, Arsenal and Suede

The annual inner city festival Brussels Summer Festival is there again, 10 days of music and other entertainment forms (mini racing tracks, Win for Life computer games on the Streets, food and exotic drinks from all over the world, …) … Continue reading

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Gone but never forgotten: The God Machine

Some bands are hopelessly overrated while others were brutally underrated. The latter often produce the most intense art but either it was too complex for the big crowds or they were ahead of their time and would only receive the … Continue reading

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A Perfect Circle finally reunited and active

For several years already I have been a fan of A Perfect Circle, the alternative metal band formed around former guitar tech Billy Howerdel, Tool vocalist Mayard James Keenan and to some extent also drummer Josh Freese who became a … Continue reading

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Eels : PS, You Rock My World

Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, of the band Eels, has never been known as an optimistic soul. His reputation of sad, heartbroken and doomy lyrics have followed the man throughout his (already 2 decades spanning) career. Even the lot of … Continue reading

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Gone but never forgotten: Echobelly

As told in the introduction to this blog, I would write articles about my three biggest passions: travelling, football (soccer), and music. And as the title of my blog indicates, the articles will cover from the mainstream to the obscure … Continue reading

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