Service Interruption

I’m currently dealing with some kind of horrible multi-front flu-like ailment, so I am going to take another day off today. Sorry. There are some days when I can keep this going even when I’m not up for it, but today is not one of them. Hopefully things...

The Strange Towns Where We Will Party Together

Figurines “Silver Ponds” – Somewhere in Denmark, there is a dude who sings exactly like Doug Martsch from Built To Spill and writes elegantly crafted songs of muted melancholy as though he’s mainlining the essence of the best European indie...

My God, How Beautiful!

The Knife “We Share Our Mother’s Health” -The Knife’s previous LP Deep Cuts is a hard act to follow, if just because it contains a song (“Heartbeats”) which could very well be the most sublime single of this decade to date. The...

When We Were Twelve or Twenty-Two

Miranda! “Don” – I don’t understand much Spanish, but I do get the gist of “es un soooolo / es un guitara de Lolo!,” or at at least I do when it’s followed by a sweet little guitar solo. Lyrics are almost entirely besides the...