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Favorite Albums of 2018

Every year I post a retrospective on my favorite music.  Here is 2017. I used to spend a good deal of time building this post, but due to lack of time and frankly a lot less listening to music in 2018, I’m going to keep it pretty short this year.  All these albums are very […]

Wolf In White Van

Having completed Catch 22 a month ago, it was time to pick up a new book. I’d asked for a Wolf In White Van during Christmas. John Darnielle is one of my all time favorite writers, but only as a singer songwriter in the Mountain Goats.  His song writing is truly exceptional, taking on all […]

the Mountain Goats

One day, after all is said and done and I have all albums by John Darnielle, I’ll write an exposition on the importance and interest of his select works. For now, I’ll say that his music is quickly rivaling Dylan in it’s importance to me. Alas, there can never be another Dylan, but Darnielle’s work […]

Hard Hitting Pieces #1

I think I’m going to start posting a few things that really hit me hard, for whatever reason.  Exhibit 1A:  Mountain Goats, Have To Explode. Yes, this video is somewhat lame, but I wanted a “true” recording and this was fast to find. Darnielle is something special. … Tile floor of the bathroom Scrubbed clean […]

  
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