You’re walking ’round like you’re front page news, pressing play on a new episode of The Spindle. On this episode, the guys focus on The Monkees’ 1967 hit “(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone,” with a couple detours into other versions of the song, including Paul Revere and the Raiders, The Sex Pistols, and Minor Threat. As post-modern as it gets, The Monkees were (and are) a pop phenomenon, and this single illustrates why.
Saul Millan of XSONAZX and Los Esplifs. WASTOIDS playlist displays his particular balance, drawing from Arizona history with selections from Charles Mingus and Sun City Girls and pairing it with slo-mo hip-hop from DJ Screw, jazz fusion from Tony Williams and Herbie Hancock, and blissful new age music from Laraaji.