Category Archives: Music
Way back in October I asked folks here, on Twitter, and on Facebook, to supply me with five songs they want me to listen to. I dutifully collected the lists and then ignored them for months. A couple of people … Continue reading
I watched The World’s End the other day, a sort of bonus movie amid all these other movies I’ve been watching. It was okay. The best thing about it was the soundtrack, a collection of great tracks from the early … Continue reading
Depeche Mode, and this, their fourth album, cannot be overstated in the development of my musical taste or self. For a long time I had liked some bands, and had some albums, but didn’t really have any favorites that stuck … Continue reading
You missed me singing this song like Elvis Costello.
It’s strange that after some solid memories of 1975, there isn’t much I can say about ’76. I certainly know a lot of the songs, but I don’t have nearly as many specific memories about them. 1977 also has a … Continue reading
Joy: 1967-1990, by Ultra Vivid Scene (same as it’s been for 23 years now.)
I pre-ordered the new Arcade Fire album, Reflektor, and it released on October 28. Between the first event and the second, I heard the first single off of it, the title track, and it sort of…gave me pause. The new … Continue reading