Newsflashes: Cotton Jones, Album Art, Animal Collective

Date January 7, 2009

These are the things I’ve found awesome in the first week of 2009: Cotton Jones I’ve been a fan of Page France since the first second I heard them but I was a bit wary when Michael Nau dropped his old moniker and started moonlighting as this Cotton Jones character.  Looks like my suspicions were [...]

Newsflashes: Sigur Ros, Rogue Wave, iPhones

Date June 9, 2008

This is the part where I talk about things that I’m finding awesome this week. I got a hold of a leaked copy of the new Sigur Ros album, Með suð i eyrum við spilum endalaust this weekend which according to my calculations is the last big album from the first half of this year [...]

Favorite Live Shows of 2007

Date November 30, 2007

I had so much fun making my Favorite Live Shows of 2006 list that I decided to do it again this year. I’ve seen more amazing live shows this year than I ever have before, but it was these 15 that stood out. Make to sure to follow the read more… link to see the [...]

Best of 2007 (so far)

Date June 25, 2007

This was both one of the funnest and hardest music lists I’ve made for this site. Fun because I got to relisten to all my favorite albums of 2007 and remember why I liked them so much in the first place. Hard because I only am choosing 12 (and a half) for this list and [...]

Page France and the Family Telephone

Date May 9, 2007

While I was instantly hooked by Hello, Dear Wind, Page France’s newest album took me a little time to warm up to. …and the Family Telephone is just as catchy but in a bizarre kind of way and not like the simple, immediate tunes of the previous album. Now that I’ve had it for a [...]

This one goes out to the one I love…

Date February 14, 2007

This mix goes out to an audience of one, and you know who you are (hint: that’s your picture up there). These are songs that we’ve shared over the past two years, two months, and four days, that I know you love, and many of them also explain things about why I love you (that’s [...]