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I was very pleased today to discover that the lineup on the new Skeleton Key album Obtainium is identical to their original lineup, with the apparent exception of the drummer. There was cause for alarm when I saw them in NYC last year with a new stripped-down lineup that did not include junk player Rick Lee or guitarist Chris Maxwell, but apparently they have returned and brought the rock back with them (which isn’t to say the other lineup was bad…I just really missed Lee going nuts banging all that shit on his big rack of junk, not to mention Maxwell’s weird guitar effects). Now if only I could find a copy of the album for a reasonable price…

Oh, and The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys) was one of the better coming-of-age flicks I’ve seen in awhile. Go check it out.