Monday, December 12, 2005

Real Palindrones: The Narniales of the The BIRD

Hugh Dam Wright. Andrew Bird is coming to Oxford Monday, February 13 at Proud Larry's. After cancelling this past summer, he is coming back to O'town.

Friday, December 09, 2005

Live Shows for Download

  • My Old Kentucky Blog
  • has a Sufjan Stevens show from this year.

    Also, John Vanderslice has posted a live show of his on his
  • website.
  • Wednesday, December 07, 2005

    How Many Bands do you See? and Live Arcade FIire

    How many bands can you find? I am on 32 so far. There are bands from old school to new indie etc.

    Also check out: So Much Silence for a live Arcade Fire show.

    Friday, December 02, 2005

    Top 25 Albums of 2005

    25. Son Volt - A Retrospective; best song: "Windfall" (of course)

    24. The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers; best song: "Mornings Eleven"

    23. Bonnie Prince Billy/Matt Sweeney - Superwolf; best song: "My Home is the Sea"

    22. Son Volt - Okemah and the Melody of Riot; best song:"6 String Belief"

    21. John Vanderslice - Pixel Revolt; best song: "Exodus Damage"

    20. Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth; best song: "Freeze the Saints"

    19. Sun Kil Moon - Tiny Cities; best song: "Never Ending Math Equation"

    18. The Decemberists - Picaresque; best song: "On a Bus Mall"

    17. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm; best song: "Like Eating Glass"

    16. Andrew Bird - The Mysterious Production of Eggs; best song: "Fake Palindrones"

    15. Clem Snide - End of Love; best song: "End of Love"

    14. Death Cab For Cutie - Plans; best song: "Your Heart is an Empty Room"

    13. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire; best song: "Set Yourself On Fire"

    12. Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak; best song: "The Bucket"

    11. Sigur Ros' - Takk'; best song: "Milano'"

    10. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Remastered for US) best songs (tie): "Everybody's a VIP" and "Ladyflash"

    9. Bright Eyes - Digital Ash in a Digital Urn; best song: "Hit the Switch"

    8. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary; best song: "Shine a Light"

    7. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene; best song: "7/4 Shoreline"

    6. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema; best song: "The Bleeding Heart Show"

    5. Spoon - Gimme Fiction; best song: "The Beast and Dragon, Adored"

    4. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake Its Morning; best song: "Road to Joy"

    3. My Morning Jacket - Z; best song: "Wordless Chorus"

    2. Sufjan Stevens - Come and Feel the Illinoise; best song: "Chicago"

    1. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!;
    best songs: (tie) "In this Home on Ice" and "Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth"