This week, I found a song with my name in it. This was a big deal.
I will never apologize for liking the Wallflowers, ever. Read More Ayuh Music: The Wallflowers’ “(Breach)”
After last week’s post, I figured I’d make good on my own shortcomings by finding an album by a woman, or at least a woman-fronted band, to review for today. I got all the way into the Ms of my library before Kala leapt out at me, and I couldn’t believe I’d forgotten about Maya “M.I.A.” Arulpragasam. Read More Ayuh Music: M.I.A.’s “Kala”
“You know,” said Mr. Brum last week, as we sat and had coffee in the middle of a truly gold-medal-caliber rainstorm, “you don’t review a lot of women musicians.” Read More Ayuh Music: Where are All the Women? Commenter Survey Edition
This album got me to admit that, actually, I don’t hate R.E.M. This is a significant achievement. Read More Ayuh Music: R.E.M.’s “Fables Of The Reconstruction”
James Taylor can do no wrong. Read More Ayuh Music: James Taylor’s “October Road”
69 Love Songs is part of a very exclusive group: triple albums that are actually good. Read More Ayuh Music: The Magnetic Fields’ “69 Love Songs”
The Decemberists are one of those bands that consistently, unfailingly, only ever sound like themselves. There really aren’t others to compare their sound to because no one else is doing that. Read More Ayuh Music: The Decemberists’ “The Crane Wife”