A one-page, condensed list of SPIN’s 30 Best Fall Tours: Skrillex (9/2-11/12, *Skream Benga, Nero, et al) Portishead (10/1-10/27) Cymbals Eat Guitars (9/20-10/27) Wilco (9/13-10/5) Battles (10/1-11/1) Kanye West and Jay-Z (10/29-12/18) Feist (10/29-12/6) Beirut (9/21-11/13) Das Racist (9/12-11/7) EMA (10/7-10/30) Blink-182/My Chemical Romance (Now-10/8, *Manchester Orchestra, Matt & Kim) Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks [...]
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The 3rd annual preview of summer movies… that I’d like to see, so you can count on several indie flicks to be part of this list. I’ve heard mention that this could be one of the worse summer movie seasons in years – but I couldn’t manage to narrow it down to any less than [...]
A few years ago, I posted a journal entry on Last.fm about film scores (from 2001: A Space Odyssey to The Dark Knight) and why I like so many of them. Here’s a little update – adding Benjamin Button, The Social Network, and Tron: Legacy.
I’ve listened to a lot of good episodes from various podcasts since October (when I listed my favorite subscriptions). Here are a few that I rated the highest. Most of them should still be available to download, or at least to stream.
A coworker of mine has never heard of B.B. King. This must be remedied. In response, I’ve created “An Evolution of Blues” compilation. It’s not a definitive list and I had to question if certain songs could truly be considered blues tracks (when they’d likely first be catalogued as jazz, rock ballad, folk, country or downtempo, [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve listened to an album that everyone I know instantly loves. Robyn’s Body Talk trilogy is easily one of the best dance albums of the year. One could compare it to Hot Chip, Madonna, Sean Paul and a host of other high-energy artists, but Body Talk stands on its own [...]