Category Archives: music

Beirut – "Nantes"

Beirut is a really cool band. Amanda and I have been listening to them on Left of Center for some time. Amanda found this cool video of Beirut doing the song, Nantes, live on the streets of Paris (I think … Continue reading

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Arks is dead

I went to the last show of Arks tonight and I am sad. I don’t mean sad like when someone has a bad day. I mean sad as in a pulling at the heart-strings. I am longing for them and … Continue reading

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Currently listening to…

Sigur Ros The only way I can think of to accurately describe this music is to simply write the band’s name as large as the blog software will allow. It is overwhelmingly beautiful. Go to their MySpace page and listen … Continue reading

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Jose Gonzalez

My Amanda is seriously going to leave me. “Jim doesn’t know it yet but I am moving to Sweden and marrying this man. Well, Idon’t think he knows it yet either. Details….” He is a genius – a solid guitarist … Continue reading

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Pitchfork on Arks

http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/45122-the-international I don’t read Pitchfork much so I am not used to this style of writing. Honestly, I have no freaking idea what is being said in this review. I think it’s good.

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Currently listening to…

Rilo KileyThe Moneymaker A very interesting take on prostitution. Rockin’ good. Reminds me of Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Jenny Lewis fronts this four piece. It’s funny to me to hear her do this after her Alt-Country album Jenny Lewis and the … Continue reading

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Arks

http://www.arksmusic.com/ http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=8352147 My good friends, Mat Biscan and Glenn Rischke, have a band that needs to be heard. And that introduction should in no way take away from the objective love and admiration that I want to display for this … Continue reading

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The Besnard Lakes

Montreal produces another great band! The Besnard Lakes http://www.myspace.com/thebesnardlakes This Montreal six pack is completely entralling, to say the least. They got a whole Brian Wilson, Beach Boys thing going on with the right amount of pyschaldelic guitar rock. The … Continue reading

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