Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Because I love her, and true love lasts a lifetime

Ok, I'll admit it. I stole that from Love Actually, which, like every other woman, I watched an obscene amount of times this holiday season.

I have long been an Aimee Mann fan. Each of her albums is fantastic. I wasn't able to make it to her holiday show this year (or any year, let's be honest), but to feed my girl crush, I've been indulging in her Amoeba Music live performance from June of 2008. All of the tracks are from her album @#%&*! Smilers, one of my favorites of 2008.


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

In a word: Underrated.

Alexi Murdoch is today's Nick Drake, in my opinion.

I'm dying for new material, but in the meantime, "All My Days" will just have to do.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Top 10 Lists: A New and Original Idea.

Ah, December. What would it be without countdowns and top 10's? FILTER shares their top 10 albums of 2009, with staff picks (including my own) at the bottom. Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

A Moment Of Folk

Every once in awhile, a song sticks with you- so intensely that you can't seem to listen enough. I've had several of those lately; Yeasayer's "Ambling Alp," for one. Today, it's a folk tune by the late Warren Zevon that's got me.