Top Ten of 2007

Just in time for 2008, here are my picks for 2007. 10 The Arcade Fire- Neon Bible I talked to alot of people who were really disappointed by this album. I think I might actually like it more than Funeral. My friend Dave just walked by and read that last sentence. He says we’re not friends anymore. MP3: The Arcade Fire- Antichrist Television Blues 9 Tullycraft- Every Scene Needs a Center So much fun to listen to. I’m a relatively new convert to Tullycraft and […]

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Bouncing Souls Home For The Holidays (A Rare and Amazing Setlist!)

Bouncing Souls?! Playing a show in my ancestral homeland of New Jersey?! In Asbury Park?!? There is no way I’d miss that opportunity. When the Bouncing Souls announced that they were going to be playing three shows in a row at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, I knew I had to go. Asbury Park in the embodiment of summer for me, which all started back when I first saw my favorite band (the Souls) at Skate Surf back in high school as an angst […]

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My Mom Likes Atom and his Package

My mom is strictly an an NPR person, she has an ipod but she only uses it for podcasts and audiobooks. So when I was home for the holidays and played her a few Atom and His Package songs I wasn’t expecting much of a reaction. But I got one! In fact she asked me to send her a few songs and I thought while I was uploading them I might as well share my favorites with you lovely people. Feel free to send them […]

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New Mountain Goats

Hope you all had good holidays. One of my coworkers today claimed that he was getting too old to get excited about presents. Pfff! First off I think he’s lying, secondly I’d like to say that I am not so feel free to shower me with gifts. One of my favorites this year was from Mountain Goat, John Darnielle and Vanderslice, John Vanderslice. Here’s the word from the Mountain Goats official site: “For years, John Vanderslice and I have been talking about doing a collaborative […]

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The 7 Best Albums of 2007

Well 2007 came and went, and what a year it was… Graduations, moving, birth of housewives, and more ska CDs than you can shake a stick at. Here are my favorite releases of 2007… Indies, before you start complaining “bullshit list!” I’m sure Sasha is gonna put together a different list of her favorites. Besides, I would love to learn all your favorites, what are your top 7 of ’07? 7. The Revenge – Less Talk, More ShotsBlistering hardcore punk, the way it was meant […]

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Top 10 Christmas Songs You Won’t Hear On The Radio

Sick of those same damn christmas songs that seem to stalk you everywhere you go? Have no fear! The Housewives are here! 10. Fear – Fuck Christmas For all you scrooges out there. This one is fucking last. 9. The Impossibles – White Christmas Who doesn’t love The Impossibles? Who doesn’t love epic mid-tempo versions christmas songs? 8. Less Than Jake – Grandma Got Runover By A Reindeer Someone should of taught her to look both ways before crossing the street. 7. Pipedown – Carol […]

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The Perfect Album

The Beta Band’s Three E.P.’s is the perfect album for a day like today. A day when you stayed out late and had to get up early. A day when even after a shower and coffee you feel like a zombie. But you’re a zombie that needs to pack for a long trip to go see zombie relatives up north and it will probably be cold. These songs don’t bash you over the head or lull you back to sleep, they take you by the […]

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The White Rabbits- Fort Nightly

Here’s another genre bender for you guys. White Rabbits are an indie rock band from New York, but they’re so much more than that! Rocking two drummers and enough syncopated beats to garner comparisons to Madness and The Specials their eclectic sound won me over immediately. MP3: White Rabbits- The PlotMP3: White Rabbits- I Used to Complain Now I Don’t Buy:Insound

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Good Bye NJ License Plates

Well I finally had to get rid of my NJ License plate, which means people won’t be expecting me to cut them off anymore and my odds for getting in an accident just increased 10 fold. I now have a Pennsylvania plates… and an unexplainable burning desire to drive in the left lane 15 under the speed limit while merging without a putting my blinker on… MP3:Bouncing Souls – Inspection StationWorld Inferno Friendship Society – My Ancestral Homeland, New JerseyAnchor Set – Pennsylvania Buy:Bouncing SoulsWorld […]

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