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July 13, 1985

As part of my research for VJ, I rewatched Live Aid (or more precisely, the DVD box of it). A few aspects of the show that seemed notable twenty-eight years down the road: 1. The wittiest song selection of the day was Elvis Costello with his cover of the Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love.” […]

posted 13 July 2013 in Tasty Bits. 5 comments

Top Ten

My favorite albums of 2011: 1. Washed Out, Within and Without 2. Jay-Z and Kanye West, Watch the Throne 3. PJ Harvey, Let England Shake 4. TV on the Radio, Nine Types of Light 5. Radiohead, The King of Limbs 6. Wild Flag, Wild Flag 7. EMA, Past Life Martyred Saints 8. The Roots, Undun […]

posted 29 December 2011 in Tasty Bits. no comments yet

Top 2008 Albums

I haven’t voted in Pazz & Jop since the Voice‘s shoddy expulsion of Robert Christgau, but I still enjoy compiling my top ten albums at the end of the year. 1. Girl Talk, Feed the Animals 2. School of Seven Bells, Alpinisms 3. Santogold 4. Lil Wayne, Sandwiches & Cats 5. R.E.M., Accelerate 6. The […]

posted 5 January 2009 in Tasty Bits. 4 comments