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My Favorite 25 Albums of 2010: 25 – 11

The album, unlike the single, is a complete offering. It’s not just verse, chorus, verse, chorus, interlude, chorus, outro. It’s not one lone musical idea. It’s an entire pallet of ideas. It’s an opera, a play, a novel. The album can be one of the greatest pieces of art, and when properly done, it’s magical.

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We’re Engaged!

Dear friends, family, loyal readers, and music lovers alike,

Just yesterday, I got engaged to the most wonderful girl in the world. And now, on top of the world, it’s time to share my joy with you, in the form of wedding songs. Thanks for reading and sharing in my happiness and as always – enjoy the music.

The Avett Brothers – January Wedding

Band Of Horses – Marry Song

Drive-By Truckers – Marry Me

David Bowie – Be My Wife

The Best 10 16 Albums of The 1st Half of 2010

We’ve just about reached the halfway point of the year, and with it comes the time for us to take a gander back at all the amazing new albums released this year. We had some great debut albums and  myriad later releases, in a year that has so far released few of the albums I was excited about (Radiohead, The Strokes, Arcade Fire) but still has managed to keep me highly entertained.

So here it is: my list of the best, the most interesting, the quirkiest, and the stuff I just love to listen to; all combined into a no-order-necessary and no-nonsense list. Check out the tracks, buy the albums, and as always – enjoy the music.
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Pearl Jam – Tour 2010 Rarities

We’re in the awkward post-tour stage where Ed Ved and Co. are no longer on tour (at least in this country), but the official bootlegs aren’t out yet. Well, thank goodness for YouTube, audience bootlegs, and (more recently) PJ Radio bringing us the songs we want immediately after the shows. I know it’s childish to need this much this soon, but at this point in their touring career, every show packs with it such unbelievable energy and excitement and one can’t wait to relive it.

So these aren’t the official bootlegs, but they’re not far off. (Thanks, Yonah!) Due to copyright concerns, I’m only going to stream these tracks. But that’s ok – they’re awesome enough for you to stick around and listen.


Pearl Jam – Hunger Strike (MSG II)

Pearl Jam – Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love (Hartford)

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Band Of Horses – May 5, 2010

So, while I did get to see Pearl Jam on Thursday night, I was unable to see the opening band, The Black Keys, whom I’ve been meaning to see live for a while. Alas, it wasn’t to be this time around. Another band that was not to be was Band of Horses, who opened for Pearl Jam on every other date of the tour. But with BOH, at least I have this bootleg from the Columbus, Ohio show to listen to. And now you do too.


Band Of Horses – Intro (live)

Band Of Horses – The Great Salt Lake (live) Continue reading

Subway Mix: Volume 3

Two finals down, one more to go. All this traveling and studying has seen me with a ton of playlists, especially the Subway version. So here goes Volume 3.

Some old, some new, some awesome, and some you’re probably going to hate. Just make sure to give each song a listen.


Band Of Horses – Compliments Removed as per the request of the band and the Web Sheriff. See comment below for more details.

Gil Scot-Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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