Good Cover Version

Date June 22, 2010

Cheryse recently wrote about First Aid Kit, a band that first came to my attention thanks to this cover of Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song”. Re-listening to that cover got me thinking about other covers I’ve enjoyed over the past few years, so I decided to compile and share some of my favorites with [...]

Newsflashes: Noah & the Whale, Pygmalion Fest, Disaster Movie’s IMDB Rating

Date September 4, 2008

This is the part of the blog where I discuss all things that I am currently finding awesome. First off is Noah and the Whale‘s new album Peaceful The World Lets Me Down.  To regular readers of this blog, Noah and the Whale should be a familiar name, I first learned of the band almost [...]

Songs for a Robot (The Wall-E Mix)

Date July 3, 2008

I saw Wall-E last week and absolutely loved it.  I’m a huge fan of everything Pixar’s done (except for Cars, which was just ok) and this film is right up there with Toy Story as my favorite Pixar film.  I actually got choked up in a couple parts, it was a completely wonderful movie experience.  [...]

Thoughts upon listening to the new Futureheads record

Date April 8, 2008

Ever since I caught The Futureheads live at Pitchfork Fest a couple years ago, I’ve been a fan of the band. Their debut album is still one of my most played records. Even after News and Tributes, which had some massive highs (Favours for Favours, Skip to the End, the Area EP tacked on the [...]

The “Best Songs To Play On Phase” Mix

Date November 15, 2007

For the last week or so I’ve been addicted to the new iPod game by Harmonix, Phase. If you’re not familiar with any of the Harmonix games, they created both Amplitude and Frequency for PS2 as well as the first two Guitar Heros and the upcoming Rock Band. So basically, if it’s a music video [...]

The “If they ever made a Indie Rock Guitar Hero” Mix!

Date November 15, 2006

I don’t know about the rest of you, but where I’m from Guitar Hero is absolutely massive. The second edition came out last week and everyone on my dorm floor has been playing it nonstop. If you’ve never played before, I’m not going to go into the details, but basically you pick up a plastic [...]