Archive for February, 2009

I’m A Hurly-Burly Piece of Meat

Posted in "hip hop", "rock", Beat Conflicts, Bruce Springsteen, covers, Erin, Erin singing, Heaps, Mike, originals, raps by Prax, Vernon on 02/27/2009 by zombiepublicspeaking

aka “you can’t win ’em all.”


SONGS: the newest Beat Conflicts track “Casa Blanka” plus a “simultaneous duet” of  Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire”

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Posted in "rock", covers, Erin, Erin singing, Greenday, Heaps, Matt, Mike, Rilo Kiley, Sterling, Vernon on 02/19/2009 by zombiepublicspeaking

aka “if they find out that you selt out . . .”


THIS WEEK: “simultaneous duets”

SONGS: the Heaps cover Rilo Kiley’s “With Arms Outstretched” and Greenday’s “When I Come Around”

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It Takes A Long Time To Control Myself

Posted in "rock", Beatles, Ben, Bob Dylan, covers, Erin, Heaps, Jesse, mash-ups, Matt, Mike, Sarah, Vernon, Weezer on 02/12/2009 by zombiepublicspeaking

aka “less blah blah, more lah lah”.

the troubles of virginia o'brien

Wherein the blogger promises himself to spend less time pontificating.

SONGS: the Heaps play an organic mashup of Dylan & the Beatles plus a cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”

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the Nuggets fallacy

Posted in "rock", AJ, Ben, Erin, Garage Rock, Heaps, Matt, music writing, originals, songs by Mike on 02/05/2009 by zombiepublicspeaking

aka “we coulda been ‘The Definite Article.'”


The second part of my ramblings about how to classify The Heaps.  This week: “garage rock”, with trenchant analysis of the “Nuggets” box set.

SONGS: new recordings of the most popular Heaps originals, “Casual Encounters” and “Old Palo Verde”–now hosted at our myspace page

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