TRENCHCOAT-NOIR Category

TEXTBOOK TRENCHCOAT-NOIR.

R.I.P. Glenn Frey 1948 – 2016 He’ll be remembered by most for his groundbreaking work with The Eagles but over here at the Land of TNUC, Glenn Frey’s impact meant something completely different. When ‘You Belong to the City’ was birthed into this world during an episode of Miami Vice in 1985, this man brought us the gift of […]

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PONTIAC PLEASURE.

A few years ago TNUC teamed up with the powerhouse giants at Pontiac to deliver the ‘CONQUER THE WIND’ EP. The 6-track collection featured each electrifying Pontiac TV commercial from 1982 – 1988, in audio form. For the first time fans could strap on a pair of headphones and build-the-excitement whenever they pleased. The only issue? The company’s […]

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MYSTERIOUS TRENCHCOAT FROM THE FUTURE.

When October comes to a close, Uncle T can’t help but sink into a brief period of blandness. Pumpkin guts, empty horror VHS boxes and fun-size Snickers wrappers blow around the TNUC lair like tumbleweeds in an empty desert. But not this year. No, a mysterious package recently arrived on TNUC’s doorstep that yanked him […]

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THE NIGHT BELONGS TO MICHELOB.

Please start watching repeatedly: My definition of heaven can be witnessed during those precious 32 precious seconds. Shadowy streets, sexy glares, after hours, ripping saxophone, golden bubbly streams of beer and couples escaping into the night in their trenchcoats. The brilliant minds at the Michelob company sure knew what they were talking about when they came […]

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NIGHT MOVES.

Easily one of the top 3 happenings of last year was when TNUC coined the term trenchcoat-noir, a genre of music that’s been with us for decades but just never had a proper title. Once in a while a tender slice of trenchcoat-noir comes my way and hits me square in the face, right out […]

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