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I was reading about Motorhead’s new line of sex toys.

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Neat. But while reading about them, I came across this most excellent cover of “Sympathy For The Devil” by Lemmy & Co.

I did this radio bit many moons ago where I pretended to pee in Jon Williams’ tea mug…and with pissing in mugs being red hot in the news right now I was trying to find it. I guess the signal was lost to the noise on the FM radio all those moons ago and I didn’t save it.

But my journeys reminded me of a couple great cover songs. I LOVE this Kings of Leon cover of Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own.”

And Jesse Roper’s Stevie Ray Vaughn is also super cool.

Finally…how about Titus Andronicus’ cover of The Weeknd? Dig it!

Happy Tuesday that feels like a Monday. Also first day of school. Took my daughter to her first day of grade two. I moved back to the city I grew up in…and my kid is going to the same elementary school I went to. What a trip.

Go with yourself.

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I’ve been listening to the new Titus Andronicus record The Most Lamentable Tragedy, the past couple days. I have the single “Fired Up” on my skytrain into work playlist.

Titus Andronicus are a punk band from Brooklyn. Their 4th album is getting some positive reviews. Lots going on with this punk rock opera…best hit to play on “Fired Up.”

If you’re new to the band, read this profile from Consequence of Sound. You get an idea of who is is behind the music and lead singer guy Patrick Stickles struggles (and triumphs) being manic depressive.  What that means to him and how it translate into his art.

Go with yourself.

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