Archive for August, 2013

  • The Breeders. LSXX

    Aug 29, 13 • Alternative, Grunge, RockNo Comments
    The Breeders. LSXX

    The Breeders. Last Splash, 1993. I cannot even begin to explain how important this album is for me. There are three albums that I credit for shifting my perception of what music is and what music should be. Last Splash couldn’t have come in at such an important time. In 1993, I was in fifth [&hellip...

  • Washed Out. Paracosm

    Aug 28, 13 • Ambient, Electronic, Pop, ViognierNo Comments
    Washed Out. Paracosm

    If I had to choose a soundtrack for daydreaming, Paracosm would be one of the two records I would choose. The other album would be by Swedish pop duo The Sound of Arrows, but Washed Out is currently taking lead. It’s always a nice surprise when someone takes their time to make an album but [&hellip...

  • Kim Deal. Walking with a Killer

    Kim Deal. Walking with a Killer

    Kim Deal… what can be said about her that has not been said before. She was the bassist for The Pixies, alternative rock heroes who dominated college radio and became major influences to anyone within the late 80s early 90s rock scene. She is the mastermind behind The Breeders, a one off project that became [&hellip...

  • Ttotals. Silver on Black

    Ttotals. Silver on Black

    One of my favorite things to do when visiting a new city is making a list of record stores, and make an effort to visit them… all of them, if possible. I’ve been able to travel to a few cities more than once. New York City is on top of that list with at least [&hellip...