Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 11, 2013

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People occasionally ask me how I can sit through four concerts from the same artist four nights in a row, or more generally, how there is any artist, anywhere, in any genre, who it’s possible to love so much that I would want to see more than a handful of times, . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 11, 2013

Andrew Bird – Gezelligheid 2013 – Historical Lagniappe

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There is a thing that Andrew Bird does, and it is a thing that Andrew Bird has done for a long time, and that thing is covering songs that in their original form might sound strange to our ears.

While it’s the kind of thing I could (and have) rambled on about until the . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird – Gezelligheid 2013 – Historical Lagniappe

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 10, 2013

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I’ve got about an hour to tell you my thoughts on last night’s Gezellegheid shows before I get to go off and meet up with fellow erstwhile blogger Mel to go stand in line for a while. (These write-ups were much easier to manage when I turned Birdmas into a staycation; maybe . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 10, 2013

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 9, 2013

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Hey, internet. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve become a bit more of an occasional blogger than anything else, but there’s one very special time of year where I still have thoughts and feelings about music that I need to impart to you, and that’s during what I’ve previously dubbed Birdmas, . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 9, 2013

11 Albums I Actually Listened to and Liked in 2012

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So, as we’ve previously established, I am absolutely terrible at making Best Of Anything lists. The lists are either unwieldy or never get finished. But as I was sitting around trying to come up with some songs to play on my year-end CHIRP Radio show, I figured that I might as well . . . → Read More: 11 Albums I Actually Listened to and Liked in 2012

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 21, 2012

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Andrew Bird, Hideout Block Party, September 24, 2011

Well, the final night of this year’s round of Gezellegheid concerts is upon us. This show happened to fall upon the day of that alleged end of the world business, which was acknowledged by Bird in his typical sly way at the end . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 21, 2012