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REVIEW: The CAKE Entertainment Experience, 9/22/13

This essay is a rough draft of a concert review I wrote of the CAKE concert I attended last week. I put it together because I want to remember my impressions of the night. 1,131 more words


Song choice of the week: CAKE Jolene

One of my all-time fave bands since the early 90s has to be American alternative rock band, CAKE. The combination of John McCrea‘s sarcastic lyrics and monotone vocals, Vincent DiFiore’s Mariachi-esque trumpet and Xan McCurdy’s AC/DC-style guitar, instantly makes me upbeat and walk with a bit of a wiggle in my jiggle.  49 more words


Cake: Showroom of Compassion

Showroom of Compassion satisfies expectations with Cake‘s usual combination of trumpet riffs and delicious cynicism.

Cake is strong on every level of their music, from their groovy drumbeats, through their artful intersection of guitar and trumpet melodies to the surface, on which sit singer John McCrea’s unique and vitriolic lyrics. 224 more words


Concert Review - Cake

It’s time to step outside the confines of the steel container (AKA “the Box”) on this review.  On Monday, 14th November, I treated my wife (and myself) to an evening with Cake at the… 676 more words

Concert Reviews

It's Been a Long Time Old Friend

Oh Cake. How I’ve missed you and your odd sounding melodies that are so catchy I have to put them on repeat. Even though I’ve been disappointed in recent albums I couldn’t help purchasing the newest album, … 341 more words

CAKE vinyl singles box set

This collection of singles is being released as a vinyl re-issue of Cake’s Showroom of Compassion album that was released in January of this year. Only 5,000 copies will… 65 more words


Cake: "Showroom of compassion"

Sette anni. Tanto è durato il silenzio dei Cake, la band di Sacramento (California) che s’impose con l’irresisitibile cover rockettara di “I will survive” 175 more words