the weeklings Archive

Album Review: The Weeklings — In Their Own Write

Had The Weeklings never done anything beyond the perfect Beatles pastiche of “Little Tease,” they wold be worthy of note and praise. But they have done more, and its all worth of further investigation. Listening to those studio recordings, I had strong suspicions that they’d be delightful to experience live onstage. Riffing on a John

Album Review: Jem Records Celebrates John Lennon

Today would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday. Cover versions that stick very close to the original version have their place: witness the appeal of tribute bands. But beyond the hey-I-can-do-it angle, they’re more an exercise for the artist than a rewarding experience for the listener. Much better are reinventions, musical excursions whereby an artist