I never thought I’d get to say this, but LCD Soundsystem is back! They’ve reunited and released two singles. Call the Police is a dance anthem that reminds me of how I felt when Sound of Silver first came out. I’ll be rocking this one all summer!
Now, you know I’m a music geek. I’m also kind of a locavore, so I really geek out when I find great new music that’s also local.
Enter the new album from Seattle band Augustines, formerly We Are Augustines. I first heard this on KEXP in October and they dragged out the release FOREVER!
Well, it’s finally out and you need this! Really, you need it!
Yes, we all know that traditional wedding ceremony music isn’t particularly exciting. Fear not. There is hope! You can do this without boring yourself to tears (and save the tears for your vows). Great wedding ceremony music puts your personal twist on traditional ideas. Let’s start by understanding what the tradition is, then we’ll talk about how to (mostly) ignore it and go your own way.
It’s that time of year again! Time to wrap up and look at the year behind us before the new year begins. Of course, this means lots of top such and such lists of the year. 2013 was an incredible year for music and looking back has me totally blown away by how many great albums came out this year!
KEXP has been running their top 10 lists for the last week or so and taking votes from their listeners to compile their top 90.3 albums of 2013. Of course I had to play along! Here’s my list: Continue reading