Archive for the ‘New Music’ Category

After looking through a few year end best music lists it has occurred to me that 2007 was not a great year for music. While I have certainly not heard even the smallest fraction of all of the music released this year, a number of bands that I’m fond of released albums that are showing […]


Ahhh, well I haven’t updated this blog in a while. It’s interesting to see how many people come to this site searching for something that isn’t really here. I guess that’s how life goes sometimes. So, here’s some stuff I’m into right now. http://twittervision.com/ This is like…addicting. I don’t use twitter, but something about this […]


To commemorate the announcement of the release date for Weezer’s sixth album (April 22, 2008), I have compiled this list of Weezer’s albums in order from worst to best. Maladroit (2002) Why is Maladroit the worst Weezer album? Well for one thing, nobody cares about it, not even the band. On their most recent tour in […]


Or the BQE, whatever that is. If you missed Sufjan Steven’s recent appearance on WNYC, New York’s public radio station, I wouldn’t be surprised. After all, I missed it too, but being a loyal disciple of Sufjan, I was able to find the broadcast available in streaming format for all to hear: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/spinning/episodes/2007/10/28 If you […]


So, when I’m not listening to The Fiery Furnaces, and if I am in need of a good spiritual cleansing, I tend to put on some Sufjan Stevens. That album about Illinois he released a few years ago still gives me warm gooey feelings inside. In fact, the first song on that record, “Concerning a […]


For the record, “How do you arrange a room around a baby grand piano?” is a lyric from the song “Wicker Whatnots” off the album Widow City by that band The Fiery Furnaces I was talking about two posts down. It seems that many people on the internet are actually quite curious about arranging rooms, so […]


Widow City

09Oct07

Today marks the release of the new Fiery Furnace’s record Widow City. This band is quickly making its way up the list of my favorites as each album they release seems to give me more reason to think that they’re the best thing to happen to music in a long time, even though no one seems […]