Monthly Archives: December 2011

Weekly Download – 2011 Songs of the Year

I realized last year that my best-off lists tended to conflate. ¬†And in the end, I was just picking my favorite songs off my favorite albums. I’m trying to avoid that this year (although it’s kinda unavoidable like how your … Continue reading

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Weekly Download – 2011 Albums of the Year 5-1

(N.B. I have changed my mind twice¬†three times since last week.) 5. Go-Go Boots by Drive by Truckers – Virtually every DBT album is a collection of short stories the interconnectedness of which is inversely proportional to the cohesion of … Continue reading

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Weekly Download – 2011 Albums of the Year 10-6

OK, yeah so I’ve officially made the release date cut-off for WD best-of honors December 1st. Thus releiving me of the obligation of addressing/fitting in what I anticipate being two killer new albums from The Black Keys (I know you’re … Continue reading

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Weekly Download Vol. III No. 9

Anywhere I Lay My Head by Tom Waits – This is how you get Tom Waits. This song, perhaps absolutely my favorite Waits’ song, unleashes Waits’ unmistakeable voice in its gravel-throated explosive glory, refusing at all to fuck around. It’s … Continue reading

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