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Top Albums of 2011

It’s that time of year again.  But I have left myself very little time to think about the best music of 2011.  Luckily I have a Last.fm page that covers my last 12 months.  I don’t know if I’ll do 10 albums this year or not.  There seems to be a backlash against the year [...]

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 [...]

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 and [...]

Best Albums of 2009!

(Editors note, this is coming out in late January due to being on the road.)
This is going to be a long post.  Get some popcorn, I would, but I don’t care for it.  It takes me a LONG time to write this.  It’s Friday, I’m listening to Get Lonely by the Mountain Goats and am [...]

Mountain Goats @ Cedar Cultural Center

Last night, we went to see the Mountain Goats at the Cedar.  It was a pretty packed show,  MPR and Vita.mn were sponsoring it and this was my first time trying going to the Cedar.  The room was pretty dark and fit maybe 250 people or so in it.  It was standing room only, which [...]

I Need a 32 Gig iPhone

I’ve gotten to the point where my 16gig can’t hold any more music.  I wanted to buy a 32gig when I inadvertantly ruined my new one, but being only 14 months into my AT&T contract, they wanted to charge me $599.
I will never understand the upcharges for existing customers.  You are still getting the commitment [...]

  
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