February 7th, 2010

My Top 50 Albums of the 2000’s

The Horrors - Primary Colours No. 50
The Horrors
Primary Colours
(XL) 2009

Nas - God's Son No. 49
Nas
God’s Son
(Columbia) 2002

Midlake - The Trials Of Van Occupanther No. 48
Midlake
The Trials Of Van Occupanther
(Bella Union) 2006

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July 31st, 2009

Monsters of Folk “Say Please”

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Indie rock supergroup Monsters of Folk, which consists of Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, his co-conspirator/producer Mike Mogis, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James aka ‘Yim Yames,’ and the very accomplished M. Ward – most recently of She & Him with Zooey Deschanel, release the teaser single to their upcoming debut album, also titled Monsters of Folk. The song is called “Say Please” and it’s fun, not nearly as good as what this grouping is capable of, but worth checking out nonetheless.