February 8th, 2010

The Best Album of the Decade – Sound of Silver

James Murphy

Sometimes there’s a man… I won’t say a hero, ‘cause, what’s a hero? But sometimes, there’s a man. And I’m talking about the Murph here. Sometimes there’s a man, and well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s James Murphy, in Williamsburg. Sarcasm. Cynicism. Irony. Meta-humor. Anti-pretentiousness. […]

February 7th, 2010

My Top 50 Albums of the 2000’s

The Horrors - Primary Colours

No. 50 The Horrors Primary Colours (XL) 2009 No. 49 Nas God’s Son (Columbia) 2002 No. 48 Midlake The Trials Of Van Occupanther (Bella Union) 2006

December 31st, 2009

My Top 10 Albums of 2009

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

No. 10 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (Slumberland) Purchase: Amazon No. 09 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II (Ice H2O/EMI) Purchase: Lala | Amazon No. 08 The xx xx (Young Turks) Purchase: Lala | Amazon

December 24th, 2009

My Top 20 Tracks of 2009

Animal Collective - Brother Sport

No. 20 Animal Collective “Brother Sport” (Domino) No. 19 Washed Out “Feel It All Around” (Mexican Summer) No. 18 Peter Bjorn and John “Nothing To Worry About” (Almost Gold/Wichita)