John Corigliano, "Fantasia on an Ostinato": Corigliano is absolutely my
favorite modern composer. He writes stunningly beautiful music. This is a wonderfully
subtle piece: unaccompanied solo piano. Just incredible.
Isis, "Not in Rivers, But in Drops": The transition between the last one
Porcupine Tree, "Kneel and Disconnect": New Porcupine Tree! It's
always great to get new stuff from these guys. It's good, but it's not
up to the quality of their last two albums. (But given that their last two
were utterly amazing, that's not much of a criticism.)
Mind Games, "Royalty in…
If I weren't planning to donate my body to science or be cremated or get dumped into the ocean for the hagfish to eat me, I'd want a funeral at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home in Palatine, Illinois. They have a miniature golf course in the basement! You can also play pinball and shuffleboard!…
Argh, Yule tide came and went and I never noticed!
Billy Bragg Podcast #9
Holy crap! Billy and Natalie Merchant did a cover of "Birthday" by the Sugarcubes... and they didn't put it on the podcast. Argh! Billy does Einar!
AND Billy Bragg Podcast #10
and he has a new album out. "Mr Love and Justice…