20 Albums Snubbed By The People’s List

Date August 22, 2012

Like many of you, I’ve been spending a lot of time today digging into Pitchfork’s People’s List and, while I think the 27,000+ voters got lots of stuff right, there was also plenty of albums I thought were criminally overlooked. So I turned those harbored resentments into a list (because that’s just what bloggers do, [...]

Video/MP3: Cloud Cult – Running With The Wolves

Date September 14, 2010

Cloud Cult – Running with the Wolves from Eric Power on Vimeo. Cloud Cult have released a new video for “Running With The Wolves”, the soaring track from their latest, Light Chasers. Admittedly, I don’t love this new album as much some of the band’s earlier work (namely The Meaning of 8 and Advice From [...]

Song within a Song Mix

Date November 24, 2009

While it’s fairly common for artists to perform a cover every once in a while, it’s much rarer (and more interesting) for a band to incorporate a cover into one of their own songs. The “song within a song” is cool for a number of reasons. It’s much harder to pull off then just sampling [...]

50 Albums of the Decade

Date November 2, 2009

(photo by dcdead) I told myself I wasn’t going to do a decades album list. I mean how can you really rank all your favorite albums over a period of ten years that isn’t even completed yet? Over the last couple of months though, I found myself slowly beginning to compile a list of my [...]

The “Go Planet!” Earth Day Mix

Date April 22, 2009

Today is Earth Day and in honor of nature and the environment and taking pollution down to zero, here’s a mix of some of my favorite eco-friendly songs. Do your part in saving the world the today by planting a tree or converting your car to run on vegetable oil.  Remember, THE POWER IS YOURS! [...]

My Favorite Albums of 2008

Date December 30, 2008

Photo Illustration by Nick Duncan. Click for hi-res version. 2008 is taking it’s final bow and a what a year it has been. While ’07 was dominated by a slew of  indie rock heavy hitters releasing awesome albums (Spoon, Of Montreal, Arcade Fire, Wilco,  Radiohead) this is a year where new talent seems to be garnering the [...]