Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2013 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Tweet [ As per our annual tradition around here, my friend Mike has stopped by to share some of his favorite albums of 2013 with us.  Enjoy!  -S ] This was a bizarre year for me. I had to buy a new car and as such could not go to Lollapalooza,…

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Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2012 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Tweet [ Every year, my friend Mike, of Land of Absurdity, contributes his list of favorite albums.  It almost makes up for the fact that I never bother to put these sorts of lists together anymore. Such is life. -S ] Well, the Mayan Apocalypse is upon us, and you would…

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Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2011 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Tweet [ Every year, my friend Mike, of Land of Absurdity, contributes his list of favorite albums.  It almost makes up for the fact that I never bother to put these sorts of lists together anymore. Such is life. -S ] Another year, another list. See I like lists, and…

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Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2010 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Hey, it’s Mike again, you know the friend of Sarah’s from way back who occaisionally fulfills her need for a list of albums because she spends 90,000 hours agonizing over her own. (Do I really like this Andrew Bird album more than this other Andew Bird album?) Ha. I keed. So I did this thing last year, and since I mentioned Paper Route, and Gavin (Paper Route’s drummer) tweeted a link to the site, I gave Sarah a bunch of traffic, so she owes me, and that’s why you get the:

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Guest Post: Concert Review: Andrew Bird at Largo, 5/15

Bird’s newer subject material isn’t radically different from his more recent work. He’s still playing with ideas and concepts related to natural disasters, and he still relates the macro to the micro, the impersonal to the personal. The word that I think best describes his newer work is apocalyptic, but I can’t decide whether it’s pre-, post-, or still happening.

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Guest Post: Seven Albums That Came Out in 2009 That Mike Listened To and Enjoyed the Most

Tweet [ While I’m busy debating what my own Best of 2009 list will be comprised of, enjoy this guest post. It’s a little different in the department of musical fare than you’ll usually see offered by me. -S ] So before you wonder if Sarah has gone all schizophrenic…

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