In which I refute the “One Hit Wonder” status of several potentially embarrassing bands, and call out Chrissie Hynde as a closet electronica fan.
Anyone other than me grow up watching the wacky antics of the cast of Square One TV on PBS?
Well, some enterprising lad has posted his full collection of MathMan videos from that show on YouTube. This clever parody of Pac-Man challenges our intrepid hero to only eat numbers that match certain criteria, or risk being eaten by the tumultuous Mr. Glitch.
Check it out, true believers.
And when you’re done, look at the newgrounds video of why he pissed me off.
As of today, this blog is officially…
Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory and former ABC member Keith Lowndes have a new project called Honeyroot that has just landed a cover of Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart” at #70 on the U.K. singles chart. Their new album, Sound Echo Location, hits U.K. stores on May 9th. [Stolen verbatim from Martin Hennessey’s excellent 80s Nuts Newsletter]
Another entry in the growing field of “lets take a lesser known 80s track, sample the chorus and add filter effects and release it, here comes Groovecutters “We Close Our Eyes”. But at least the video has chicks in schoolgirl outfits doing kung fu movies and then making out.