Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Tuesday Listening

Gearing up for holidays, kids going bonkers around the house w/ no school, prepping for guests, rearranging CDs always results in pulling out things i haven't heard in awhile...:

The Avengers - Died For Your Sins
Miles Davis - Live in Tokyo (seriously, this band...Tony Williams, Sam Rivers...)
Bob Dylan - The Witmark Demos
Blonde Redhead - 23
Van Halen - Women & Children First (cassette! still works)
Mountain Goats - Hot Garden Stomp cassette
Marshall Crenshaw - s/t
V/A - Nu Yorica Roots!
Husker Du - Zen Arcade

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

2010 Was A Year

Listing time!
Here's some records i listened to and enjoyed quite a bit that came out this year, more than 10 and non-Merge as usual....:


Parting Gifts - Strychnine Dandelion
Sharon Van Etten - Epic
Wild Nothing - Gemini
Hot Chip - One Life Stand
Best Coast - Crazy for You
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid
Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me
Edwyn Collins - Losing Sleep
Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
New Pornographers - Together
Four Tet - There Is Love In You
Grinderman - Grinderman 2
Jenny and Johnny - I'm Having Fun Now
The National - High Violet
Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record
Ted Leo Rx - Brutalist Bricks
Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise


Syl Johnson - Complete Mythology (!!!)
Bruce Springsteen - The Promise
V/A - Afro-Beat Airways
Orange Juice - Coals to Newcastle
Bowie - Station to Station
V/A - Nigeria Special Vol. 2
V/A - Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas
Dexys Midnight Runners - Searching for the Young Soul Rebels

(Robert Wyatt reissues should probably be on here but i am fine with the original versions....)


Lost City of Z by David Grann
Priceless by Robert K Wittman
Rat Girl by Kristin Hersh
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem


Louie (!!!)
30 Rock
Bored to Death
Work of Art
Boardwalk Empire
Parks & Rec

Great to get out and play some rock concerts in 2010 in support of Majesty Shredding, looking fwd to doing a bit more of that in the new year as well...
Happy Holidays!