Record Machine: Follow The Lights by Ryan Adams and The Cardinals

Though Ryan Adams, with or without The Cardinals, is one of my favorite musicians, I’m still working my way towards owning his entire catalog. The man is prolific, and I don’t have the disposable income that I once had. So when I stumbled upon the vinyl version of 2007’s Follow The Lights for seven dollars, I needed to finally buy it.

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30 Years of Music: 2007

2007 in music seems to be all about making up for neglected artists in previous columns, a lot of love and appreciation, and one hell of a dance party. Let’s do this. Read More 30 Years of Music: 2007

Ayuh Music: M.I.A.’s “Kala”

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”

Monday Night Flashback OT: Summer 2007

It’s Monday again, so it’s time to go down memory lane. What were you up to four years ago, during the dog days of summer, 2007? That summer, my extended family rented a house in Outer Banks, NC. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: Summer 2007