Posts Tagged ‘review’

Best Albums of 2012

I’m always absorbed in music. There are innumerable ways to experience art in sound, so of course it’s impossible to quantify the quality of an album – although sites like AOTY are helpful as a general guide. This list is mostly personal preference, but with an ear to recommend both popular and obscure (mostly rock […]

Cloud Atlas: The most epic film of 2012

Since seeing the film (twice) the week it came out in October, I’ve been entralled with the ideas presented in Cloud Atlas – in both the book (by David Mitchell in 2004) and the movie (screenplay and direction by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer). I hate to give too much of a movie away, so […]

Last chance to see Led Zeppelin: This Tuesday

Before I get to my quick review, I’m happy to report that it’s not too late to see Led Zeppelin “live” (on the big screen). U.S. cinemas will be doing a reprise of the 2007 reunion concert, originally released in theaters on October 17th, this Tuesday (November 13th, 2012) at 7:30 p.m. I’m sure there […]

Sonnet I by Fernando Pessoa

Whether we write or speak or do but look We are ever unapparent. What we are Cannot be transfused into word or book. Our soul from us is infinitely far. However much we give our thoughts the will To be our soul and gesture it abroad, Our hearts are incommunicable still. In what we show […]

A few album ratings – Part 2

Since the Rate Your Music feed doesn’t work, here is my second installment of a few albums I’ve enjoyed lately. If it’s rated a 7, that’s mainly because there are four or five tracks on the album that aren’t as good as the rest of the album – but I listen to the good tracks frequently. […]

Day trip to see Robyn in Columbus

Part concert review, part travel log, this is the brief account of an excursion this past Sunday to the capital city of Ohio.  Yes, this is the third blog entry this year that I’ve mentioned Robyn.