Sep 8 2011

Five More Austin Shows I’m Pumped For

Japandroids – Tonight @ Mohawk

Ty Segall – 9/17 @ Mohawk

Toro y Moi/Unknown Mortal Orchestra – 10/8 @ Mohawk

Star Slinger – 10/12 @ Beauty Bar

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – 9/30 @ Emo’s

Oct 8 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 150-141

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

150. Kanye West – Stronger

The Daft Punk-sampling first single from Graduation not only showed a compelling progression in West’s production, but it showcased his always-improving lyrical prowess.  Kanye’s known for his incessant bragging and unfathomable ego, but with beats and words this precise, this banging, this funny, he continued the consistency of delivering on his Cassius Clay-channeling talk.

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