I'm bad at this.
I’m not out of this yet, though. Some of my favorite albums to come.
Archer has been making my laugh out loud repeatedly.
A mythos is fun, whether or not its true. Darondo may or may not have been a pimp, he may or may not have travled the world collecting interesting artifacts, he may or may not have been a Bay Area cable television personality, but both wikipedia and allmusic agree that he worked as a physical therapist later in life, and at some point recorded some serious damn jams. Musically,...
The emo kids listened to too much folk and jam bands, and now we have a problem. I like longful lyrics and electronic doodley doos as much as the next guy but something seems insincere about Moon Taxi. They always look just a little too pleased with themselves, too. While I don’t find their music distasteful, per se, I just think there are markedly better examples what they have to...
Minecraft, bonnaroo, and productivity
I need a break from building my galleon and doing battle in the nether. Actually, I need to just start being more productive. So coming up in the next day or so, I think I’ll start working through the Bonnaroo 2012 lineup. Unfortunately I can’t make it this year, but I miss the old campgrounds.
I was asked to take a look at the electro-post-industrial-ambient music project Endless Routine (tumblr here). They decribe themselves as a blend of “electronica, industrial music, rock music, alternative music and hip-hop together to create a neat blend of abrasive electronic music, using multiple different styles of electronica to create a diverse range of songs.” Although I...
I want to write music reviews, but it can be hard knowing where to start. I don’t usually follow the most current trends. That being the case, I decided to begin with what I know. One of my favorite bands is Placebo. So I’ll talk about them now. I am transported back to a place soaked in gin and cigarette smoke. Dark rooms that smell like ether. Crawling on the floor towards the...