Author: Jbird


Jbird: Best of 2010

2010 was a strange year for me and music. It seemed like every other week (especially in the first half of the year), yet another of my old favorite bands was releasing a brand-new album: The Hold Steady, Wintersleep, The New Pornographers, Shout Out Louds, Les Savy Fav, Wolf Parade, Apples in Stereo, and on and on… (More...)

The Monday Set: Stars – Amsterdam – 9/5/10

Montreal band Stars are touring in support of their new self-released album The Five Ghosts, which is pretty rock-solid. In brief, it seems that they're now attempting to take over The Cardigans' idea (circa 1998 - Gran Turismo-era) to process their their analog instruments so they sound electronic...and (also just like The Cardigans) I like it. (More...)