Category: Music

Random Music Recommendation

December 15th, 2008
Is an "unplugged"-style video. Of a band I've already recommended. Complain to the management. ...which, apparently, I can't embed. Ok, fine, use this link, in the ancient stone-and-chisel sort of way. More: http://stereogum.com/decomposed/ more »

This is what anticipation looks like

December 3rd, 2008
On March 3, 2009, Anti- Records will release the eagerly awaited new Neko Case album Middle Cyclone. And to answer the not-quite-asked question, anticipation looks awesome. more »

Slow-building songs

November 20th, 2008
There's a type of song that builds slowly, then bursts into a crescendo of sound. There's a name for this sort of thing, I'm sure of it. I was thinking about these songs this morning on the drive to work. The classic Rock example (and, of course… more »

Random Music Recommendation

October 10th, 2008
Asobi Seksu released a track from their upcoming album. Streaming only, but worth a listen. Swirling guitars, manic drums, a bit of feedback scream at the end. Yeah, I have to say that I like this. more »

Loud, part 2

October 7th, 2008
I wrote the first "Loud" post as a prelude to this one. Last week, I went to see My Bloody Valentine in San Francisco, and I fully expected them to be...well, loud. They did not disappoint. I took notes during the show. They ramble. First off,… more »