Daughter: Captivating Stillness At The Center

The two ends of the spectrum were well represented. Down on the floor, at the epicenter an engaged assembly clearly ready to let the emotion shaking music of Daughter envelope them. On the outer rim and up on the balcony, a group of people celebrating birthdays and talking about the song that they’ve “cried to ...

Adam Rondeau’s Top 30 Songs of 2013

In no particular order: “Ísjaki” – Sigur Rós – Kveikur “Do I Wanna Know?” – Arctic Monkeys – AM “Normal Person” – Arcade Fire – Reflektor “IV. sweatpants” – Childish Gambino – because the internet “Step” – Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City “Hannah Hunt” – Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the ...

The 50 Best Albums of 2013

Okay folks… The day has finally come. Our ducks are in a row and after whittling down our list from 5,769 to a mere 50, we’re exhausted. But, we’re also excited. 2013 was a pretty good year for music. I’d also like to remind you that although this list is called The 50 Best Albums ...

Monday Mix-Up (04/08)

This week’s Monday Mix-Up is coming to you in a bit of a different format – Soundcloud Set. Why, you might ask. Well, because I don’t currently have my wonderful hard drive with me to pull my usual collage of old and new, hip to square tracks. This week’s set includes a few tracks from ...