Autumn (Or What It Feels Like To Fall) Vol. 3

Date September 11, 2012

After the record-breaking hot and humid summer we just had, Autumn and the cooler temperatures that come with it, is a most welcome change. Who doesn’t love pulling out their sweaters and scarfs, admiring the lovely shades of reds and yellows, and the smell of the bonfires and apple cider in the air? With the […]

The Tallest Man On Earth @ Coachella (4/16)

Date May 3, 2011

(Photo credit: Alex Krafcik) Despite Kristian Matsson’s short stature, The Tallest Man on Earth’s performance was overpowering. Matsson’s organic vocals and phenomenal guitar skills further proved that his music is equally if not even better when live. “Love is All” had the crowd singing along with a tremendous amount of soul, reiterating the refreshingly natural […]

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 […]

“Hipster music.”

Date September 24, 2010

This video is slightly unrelated. I just didn’t have a picture to go with this post/wanted to make you all jealous. We were standing right underneath the Commerce Bank sign. Last weekend, my co-worker/friend Dan and I ventured down to Columbia, Missouri to catch the Flaming Lips. It’s interesting that Dan decided to join me, […]

The Tallest Man on Earth – Live @ Pitchfork

Date July 19, 2010

Solo acoustic performances can sometimes be hit-or-miss on an outdoor festival stage, but Kristian Matsson, or The Tallest Man on Earth as he’s called, overcame the venue’s limitations (as well as jet lag, lack of sleep and crazy heat) and put on a great show. The Swedish folk singer engaged the crowd with his furious […]