“Who the he’ll is that fire who?” and other twitter reactions to Arcade Fire’s Grammy win.

Date February 14, 2011

Since there’s no hope in me trying to post about anything else today, here’s some of my favorite twitter reactions of last night’s triumphant, beyond-shocking album of the year win by Arcade Fire at the Grammys. These are mostly gathered from my own twitter feed or the WhoIsArcadeFire tumblr. Also in the awesome mind-blowing news [...]

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 [...]

Favorite Live Shows of 2010

Date December 8, 2010

It’s time for more end-of-year lists! It’s been another busy year for me, but I’ve managed to see lots of great live shows. I figured out that well over half of the artists that made it onto my favorite albums of the year list I saw in concert, which I suppose is a pretty good [...]

The National / Owen Pallett – Live @ The Pageant

Date October 19, 2010

This has really been a breakthrough year for The National. After years of quietly putting out great records, they are now sitting comfortably in that elite class of top tier indie rock bands with High Violet hitting #3 on the album charts and the band selling out large-sized theatres (including legendary venues like Radio City Music Hall) [...]

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 [...]