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Friday Fun:: Goodbye!

Friday Fun:: Goodbye!

Ha, actually, goodbye seems a little melodramatic, so let’s call it more of a “so long for now”. As you may have heard, the Ack and I are putting our beloved Herohill out to pasture. It’s a bitter-sweet decision to be sure, and I encourage you to read the Ack’s post from last week announcing(…)

Favorites-of ’13:: Basia Bulat Tall Tall Shadow

Favorites-of ’13:: Basia Bulat Tall Tall Shadow

Last year, the world was won over by a relatively unknown, Canadian whose voice burned slowly over top of gospel melodies. Al Spx – better known as Cold Specks – was shrouded in mystery. Her melodies, while consuming at their best moments, were permitted liberties because of “the voice.” While different in texture, tone and(…)

Please help.

This isn’t about trying to tell people how to live their lives or what you should do with your life. I’m no better than anyone that might read this post; certainly no saint or martyr. I’m as lost as you, forced to spend way too much of my day trying to determine if I’m even(…)

Favorites-of ’13:: Odd Years Drawing Lines

Favorites-of ’13:: Odd Years Drawing Lines

Yesterday, Shane talked about how growing old widens the gap between the music we love and the voice of the hip, young crowd. The torrent of electronic blips, noise and nonsense cats like RiFF RaFF have seemingly swallowed up tight bands and polished players, and honestly, I’m less willing to dive in and hunt for(…)