Archive for the ‘albums’ Category

I’ve been in need of a new band to follow. I think I may have just stumbled upon one…Of Monsters and Men.  Of course then I find out that iTunes is giving away free downloads of their song Little Talks right now, so I’m sure they’ll be hitting the TV show soundtrack circuit and skip […]


Cold War Kids are back with their latest album Mine is Yours. Cold War Kids songs always have some great lyrics that stick in my head after I’ve listened to the songs (“two weeks paid vacation, won’t heal the damage done / I need another one”). I can’t say that anything has jumped out at […]


So, do you want to see The National perform songs off of their new album High Violet (released today!) at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House? Well, since it’s sold out I can offer you to options: 1) craigslist and 2) YouTube.  I’m going with option 2.   See, I held off buying tickets to […]


Today the soundtrack for the second Twilight movie, New Moon, hits stores, or computers as the case may be (it’s way up there in the online pre-sales at iTunes). The soundtrack was put together by music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, who is famous for the song selections on many films and TV shows such as The […]


Conor Oberst is at it again. I guess when he’s not performing with the Mystic Valley Band, or recording his own stuff as Bright Eyes, he’s hanging out with M. Ward and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James. The trio, along with producer Mike Mogis will release an album on 9-22-09 under the name Monsters of […]


There are many reasons to buy the Dark Was The Night compilation album. In fact there are 31 reasons. Here is one of them.


It was brought to my attention yesterday that Amazon.com was offering a downloadable sampler MP3 collection released by the music label Sup Pop. When I scrolled down to see what “Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought” I came upon a feast of free music. Samplers from SXSW, Jagjaguar, Arts & Crafts, Secretly Canadian, Saddle […]