Wow, That’s a Good Song: Dan Mangan, “Road Regrets”

Apparently this is my time for Discovering Music I Shamefully Missed Out On. “Road Regrets” is a strong opener to Dan Mangan’s 2009 album, Nice, Nice, Very Nice, and it just gets better from there. Also, I’m a sucker for animated videos of any sort. . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: Dan Mangan, “Road Regrets”

This Week in Great Music: 9/27 – 10/3

Excited to see the Retribution Gospel Choir on Friday. Still haven’t figured out how I’m getting to/from the Hideout in the middle of the night, but such is life. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/27 – 10/3

Favorite of the Moment: The Baseballs

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I have a love for covers, along with a love for the classic doowop sound of the fifties and sixties, so when German band The Baseballs put both together, it was a perfect storm of love for my ears.

While you could technically call them covers, there’s much more to it . . . → Read More: Favorite of the Moment: The Baseballs

Wow, That’s a Good Song: fun., “All the Pretty Girls”

Add fun.’s Aim and Ignite to the list of albums I really should have listened to earlier. Not sure how I missed out on hearing this when it was released, but I’ve rectified that situation now, and am fully in love. . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: fun., “All the Pretty Girls”

Album Review: Mavis Staples, “You Are Not Alone”

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The first review I wrote of Mavis Staples’s new album, You Are Not Alone, wasn’t wholly positive. The problems I see with the album are still there on the seventh or eighth listen, but they’re not bothering me as much as they did last week.

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This Week in Great Music: 9/20 – 9/26

I am super excited about Chris Pureka’s show at SPACE on Wednesday. How I Learned to See in the Dark is one of my favorite albums of 2010 so far, and I’m sure the live show will be great. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 9/20 – 9/26