Aug 12 2011

New Feist – “How Come You Never Go There”

As previously mentioned, Feist, the iPod commercial queen, is back on October 4th with her new album Metals. The first single debuted today on some radio station far far away from me, but thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we can all listen to it together via Soundcloud. Yay!

How Come You Never Go There by Feist

Aug 10 2011

Five Cool Album Covers From Five Upcoming Albums

Surfer Blood – Tarot Classics EP (out October 25)

Mastodon – The Hunter (out September 27)

M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (out October 18)

Hella – Tripper (out August 30)

Feist – Metals (out October 4)

Feb 3 2011

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 60-51

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

60. Andrew WK – Party Hard

I love how everyone initially detested this guy, as if I Get Wet wasn’t the most awesome thing they had ever heard ever.  Pitchfork, in their infinite indie wisdom, called this frat boy rock, which it probably is, in all truth, and gave it a 4.0.  Of course, years later, it made their best-of list for the decade.  Most people reneged on Andrew because you just can’t deny badassery, especially when it’s delivered in a completely earnest (but slightly exaggerated), multi-instrumental fashion.  “Party Hard” is the intro message WK seeks to deliver, and as history has shown, it’s anything but novelty.

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