#834 – self-titled by Broken Bells

This is a really cool group comprised of The Shins’ James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse. I was obsessed with Danger Mouse for a while after hearing The Grey Album, a remix/mashup of The Beatles’ White Album and Jay-Z’s Black Album. With that and his body of work, it is really cool to hear aContinue reading “#834 – self-titled by Broken Bells”

#833 – Drif by Heilung

This is a really interesting band. I learned of them through an article about their recording of the oldest known Scandinavian song. They also gained notoriety from a video of their first ever performance, which was for an audience of about 10,000 and featured a large cast of dancers dressed in historical costumes from allContinue reading “#833 – Drif by Heilung”

#832 – HOLY FVCK by Demi Lovato

I read an article the other day about some of the more intense material on this album, specifically the song 29, which is about their relationship with Fez from That 70s Show. Apparently they started dating right when they turned 18 and he was 29, but had known each other for years already. Now thatContinue reading “#832 – HOLY FVCK by Demi Lovato”

#830 – Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul of Tim Maia by Tim Maia

This album is part of a really cool series called World Psychedelic Classics. Nothing is going to get me behind your music quite like lyrics that repeatedly proclaim “there is no god, there is no heaven.” I love how loud and proud this guy is about his atheism.