Favorite Live Shows of 2011

Date December 21, 2011

We’re still working on the Best Albums of 2011 list, but in the meantime here’s my annual recap of my favorite live shows + concert photos of the year. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to catch as many shows in 2011 (getting old I guess?), but I still managed to see quite a bunch of bands [...]

Girl Talk / Max Tundra – Live @ Congress Theater

Date March 14, 2011

It’s been 5 years since Girl Talk exploded onto the dance scene with his 2006 album, Night Ripper, and ever since he’s been known for both his meticulously crafted sample-based albums that puts every type of popular music in a blender, and his insane live shows. Greg Gillis lives to entertain and he does so [...]

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 [...]

Favorite Live Shows of 2008

Date December 22, 2008

With everything that’s been going on in my life this year, graduating college, getting married, starting a new job, I didn’t make it out to as many concerts as I have in the past.  The shows I did see this year though, stand among the music experiences I’ve ever had. These are the 15 performances [...]

Commercial Watch: Broken Social Scene, Girl Talk, Junior Boys

Date November 12, 2008

It’s time for another edition of “Commercial Watch” and I’ve been noticing quite a few of my favorite artists grabbing some ad time lately.  Occasionally, it’ll be for brands that aren’t exactly my favorite (cough cough, Microsoft), but I cut them some slack because I know there’s mortgages to pay and all that. Here’s a few [...]

Feed The Animals

Date June 19, 2008

The new Girl Talk, Feed The Animals, is available for download. I just heard to the entire album and it’s the funnest time I’ve had listening to anything all year. The first song alone has “Gimmie Some Lovin”, UGK – “International Player’s Anthem”, “We’re Not Gonna Take It”, Lil Wayne – “Pop Bottles”, TI – [...]