50 Songs Of The Decade (2000 – 2009)

Date August 31, 2011

(photo by dcdead) I released my 50 albums of the decade list two years ago with all intentions to follow it up with a matching songs list. Days turned into weeks and weeks into months. No such list ever materialized and I kindof gave up on the idea. That is until earlier this summer when […]

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 […]

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 […]

Album Art Lover: Hands

Date May 4, 2010

This has to be one of the best album release days ever right? It’s pretty amazing to me that three of my top 20 current bands, Broken Social Scene, New Pornographers, and The Hold Steady¬†all have a new albums out today (and The National next week!). Anyway,¬†the album art for The Hold Steady’s Heaven Is […]

Spoon / Deerhunter – Live @ Aragon Ballroom

Date April 5, 2010

After taking an extended break from concerts, I now have a full calendar lined up for the next couple months kicking off with the always incredible Spoon, who played Aragon Ballroom last Thursday night with backing from Deerhunter and Micachu & the Shapes (who I unfortunately didn’t make it in time to see). Although this […]