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 [...]

musicforants.com’s Best Music Videos of 2010

Date November 29, 2010

The end of the 2010 is approaching and I, like most self-respecting music bloggers, am scrambling to put together my year-end lists. I’m kicking it off this year with one of my favorite lists to make, the best music videos of the year. The quality of music videos this year has been outstanding, I almost [...]

’10 Covers Mix

Date November 4, 2010

We here at musicforants.com are big fans of cover songs and while versions of classic songs are all fine and dandy, sometimes I wonder if we really need another Springsteen, Dylan, or MJ cover?  Much of the time, I think it’s more interesting (and instantly gratifying) to hear an artist do their rendition of a song that was just released months or even days prior. Whether [...]

The Best of Andreas Nilsson

Date August 16, 2010

If you follow this blog closely you may have noticed that I have a deep appreciation for music videos and currently I don’t think there’s anyone out there who’s doing it better then Swedish director Andreas Nilsson. He made my favorite music video last year with his fantastically haunting clip for Fever Ray’s “If I [...]

Summer (Or What It Sounds Like)

Date May 19, 2010

Photo taken by the amazing Linus Lohoff – Flickr What is all this talk about Vitamin-D being a natural source of energy? In terms of getting anything outside of work done, this has honestly been the most unproductive month of my life (unless you count running after the bus). I may have even resorted to [...]

Yeasayer – Live @ Pitchfork

Date July 28, 2009

It was pretty amazing to see how far Yeasayer has come since I saw them two years ago opening up a Pygmalion Festival show with just over a dozen people watching. The band’s popularity has obviously seen a huge increase, their electronica-based psychedelic jams were played in front of one of the largest and most enthuiastic crowds [...]