You Need To Listen To: Chairlift, “Something”

Many posts ago, I told everyone how the Ron & Fez show on SiriusXM Radio became a gateway to discover interesting music, whether it was something fresh and upcoming, or an uncovered gem from a classic artist of years' past. While listening one afternoon, the show began by playing a track "Garbage", from a band … Continue reading You Need To Listen To: Chairlift, “Something”

I Meant To Listen To: Lana Del Rey, “Born To Die”

The first and, until very recently, only time I ever listened to Lana Del Rey was right after her album Born To Die was released. I heard maybe 45 seconds of her breakout hit, "Video Games" and immediately panned it. I just couldn't get into it. So, in typical fashion, I casted it aside and … Continue reading I Meant To Listen To: Lana Del Rey, “Born To Die”

I Meant To Listen To: Cloud Nothings, “Attack On Memory”

In my last post I coined the phrase "aggressively present", and there might not be a better song (or title) to describe that feeling than No Future/No Past, the brooding and bruising first track on Cloud Nothings 2012 album, Attack On Memory. Within the opening seconds of No Future/No Past, the listener is taken on … Continue reading I Meant To Listen To: Cloud Nothings, “Attack On Memory”