Tag Archive: music

Come Over. Let’s Listen To Some Daft Punk.

In a perfect world, a record will stand on its own. Nothing else will matter but the track listing, the art, the personnel and the sounds of it spinning. Records should be their… Continue reading

Getting Old And Modern With Vampire Weekend

It has to be said that Ezra Koenig is one of the most underrated vocalists, maybe, of all time. He has the ability to control his consonants and vowels unlike any other singer out there.… Continue reading

What Have You Been Listening To Lately? WAMPIRE, Milk Music, SSGs and Chance

There has been too much negativity on this website lately. Just today, a friend told me “you write angry sometimes.” Thanks, Joe. So, in an effort to get some good vibes going on… Continue reading

Constructive Criticism? Let Me Riff About Deerhunter For A Bit

Lately I’ve spent a lot of time questioning my musical taste on a lot of different levels. But the experience of forcing myself to listen to records I don’t like, more than once, has… Continue reading

I Bury The Hatchet And Listen To Born To Run: The Biggest Surprise Piano Record Of My Life (So Far.)

So here we are. I’m going to listen to Bruce Springsteen. Having since been called a martyr because I’m exploiting my musical identity to do something I hate, to write about it, I feel… Continue reading

Klosterman On My Mind: I Plan To Kill My Musical Soul By Way Of The Boss

Because I just finished reading (and writing about) Chuck Klosterman’s Killing Yourself To Live, I have a lot of my mind. I’m thinking about the way he can divert your eyes with a paragraph chocked-full… Continue reading

What We Can Learn From Chuck Klosterman: Your Favorite Isn’t Always What’s Best

When I was 18, I met Chuck Klosterman. I went to see him do a reading for the paperback release of his book Killing Yourself To Live: 85% A True Story with my best friend… Continue reading

Sorry I’m Not Sorry, I’m Gonna Blab About JACK WHITE: Happy 1st Anniversary Blunderbuss

Because I can, I’d like to wish JACK WHITE’S Blunderbuss a Happy One Year Anniversary. Over the past year I’ve written about JACK WHITE a lot, I’ve traveled to another state – twice – to… Continue reading