Yesterday and today | favo(u)rite songs of the Interweb (volume 4)
Thanks to Lee Alexandra Adcock for posting the links up for me. I was going to write my standard introduction… very displeased with the lack of motivation in the class blah blah blah old man forming wordless sounds at clouds blah blah blah who is not taking this assignment as seriously as they should blah blah blah… but […]
of Montreal – Paralytic Stalks (Polyvinyl)
It’s a concept album about the fall of decadence, the inability to live any longer wrapped within one’s bullshit, the sound of someone pulling back the curtain on their personal Satyricon and recoiling in disgust.
The Greatest Christmas Album Ever Recorded – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
Ultimately, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is a collection of songs about the struggle to find one’s place in the world — the isolated self-destruction that can occur when someone is rejected by their community.
Song of the day – 66: 13th Floor Elevators
This is here, because I was sent a promo of the new Roky Erickson album – his first studio album in 13 years, recorded with pseudo lo-fi stadium rockers Okkervil River. (Did I just imagine that number?) Folk always think I must know and love Mr Erickson much more than I do. I think the […]
Song of the day – 32: Big Star
Sad news today. Alex Chilton R.I.P. He was responsible for so much sweet, sublime music. Seattle Weekly The Commercial Appeal