musicforants.com’s Best Albums of 2010

Date December 27, 2010

(photo by cubagallery) In a few days 2010 will come to a close and as I look back, I really must say this has been one of my favorite years to cover since I started writing about music. I don’t know how the rest of the decade will keep up the pace, because this year [...]

musicforants.com’s Best Songs of 2010

Date December 16, 2010

(photo by cubagallery) Best songs of the year is typically the most difficult list to make but also the most rewarding. There’s nothing more indicative of a year in music then it’s greatest songs, and evident from the tracks listed below, I’d venture to say 2010 was a pretty great year. To add some perspective [...]

Commercial Watch: Joanna Newsom, Morning Benders, Los Campesinos! + more

Date November 17, 2010

It’s time once again to highlight some of the hippest, indiest songs that are out there soundtracking commercials for cars, beers, clothing collections and chocolate-covered peanut butter confections. So for all the Hulu / DVR / next-day-on-youtube watchers, here’s a few of the best songs that the modern day Don Drapers and Peggy Olsons are harvesting for [...]

Best Albums of 2010 (so far)

Date July 2, 2010

photo via sunbeam17 Click here to view updated Best Albums of 2010 list Six months of 2010 have passed which means it’s time for the annual mid-year recap of the best albums of the year so far. It’s already been a very exciting year for music and with scheduled releases from Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Belle [...]

Commercial Watch: Sigur Ros, Sea and Cake, Unicorns + more

Date April 15, 2009

I was watching LOST last week (probably the only show that I still watch live) and I saw indie artists in three commercials in a row and decided it was about time for another edition of “Commercial Watch”.  So just in case, you also use your DVR / Tivo to skip straight to the show, [...]

The “Stuff White People Like” Mix

Date October 3, 2008

I was introduced by Celeste to Stuff White People Like a couple weeks back (I know, I’m a bit behind on this), and I’ve been reading the site ever since. So when I was in Barnes and Noble the other day and saw the “Stuff White People Like” book on the shelf, I had to [...]