Top Ten Thursday: Bands Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad Transformation for Bands

While we may not be a TV blog, we still love and adore Breaking Bad, the suspenseful AMC drama that returns this Sunday for the final half of its last season. For those who haven’t seen the show, the concept is essentially to take a squeaky clean good guy and moment by moment, slowly turn him into a criminal maniac: taking Mr. Chips and turning him into Scarface. So we thought which musicians have followed a similar transformation from good to bad, but when we mean bad, we don’t mean evil: we mean just plain crappy. So without further ado, here are our top ten bands that broke bad.
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LxListening: Hot Hot Heat

funny cartoon of sun and hot weather

No, this is not a playlist of all Hot Hot Heat songs – though I did consider it. Rather, with all the record-breaking highs of unforgivable heat, I thought it only appropriate to provide a 5 song playlist fit for this sort of whether. The following playlist is all themed around our ridiculous current weather.
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LxListening: Andersonian

playlist of the best Wes Anderson musical moments

So while it’s been a couple weeks since seeing Wes Anderson’s latest creative endeavor, Moonrise Kingdom, and still haven’t shook the Anderson fever. So below are five of my favorite songs from my favorite moments of Wes Anderson films, which is yes, a heavy dose of British Invasion but there are a couple exceptions.
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LxListening: May Memoriam

Levon Helm, Chuck Brown, Robin Gibb, Donna Summer, Adam MCA Yauch. May Musician Tribute

In the past month, we have tried to give various coverage and recognition to some of the music greats that have passed, all in such a short span of time. With it being Memorial Day Weekend, I thought it was a great opportunity for us to highlight the musicians who have passed in recently by doing a five song playlist in dedication to these artists.
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