Posts Tagged ‘Matt Pryor’

2011 Thus Far In Rock

February 5, 2011

Overall assessment: This year is getting off to a slower start than last year. In 2010, we already had a classic by January (Owen Pallett’s Heartland), and I don’t see anything of that caliber as we near the middle of February. Still, there’s a good number of new records worth checking out, amongst them a pretty good representation of the sweet crop of budding new songwriters abound.

Merge Records

Apex ManorThe Year of Magical Drinking

Merge is certainly on a roll so far in 2011 – they have already put out one of the year’s most acclaimed albums (Destroyer’s Kaputt, which is pretty good, I guess, if you like Destroyer), and this Apex Manor record has become very well-played on my iPod’s 2011 playlist. (more…)

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The Music Journal: Entry #3

August 2, 2009

8/1/09

Didn’t have a song for today. It’s hard to know how to do this music journal thing, because I feel like if I am consciously thinking about what song to put in here, that takes away from the spontaneity of doing it in the first place. However, I feel like if I don’t think about it consciously, I won’t remember to write about it. The double edged sword begins. (more…)


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