Posts tagged "pacific northwest"
Albums of the Year, Part 3: Best of the Rest (Including Singles and EPs)

Albums of the Year, Part 3: Best of the Rest (Including Singles and EPs)

In No Particular Order, 18 More Great Albums From 2011: By Taylor K. Long 9 Types of Light consists of love songs and apocalyptic spaz-outs--so are we more free to love...
Beer as Heritage in the Pacific Northwest

Beer as Heritage in the Pacific Northwest

I’m visiting my family in Washington. I’ve only been at my mother’s house for about four hours, but I’m already reaching for a couple of beers. I take them from the outside fridge, and speed past barking dogs and bickering relatives to my mother’s deck. I close the sliding glass door and suddenly it’s quiet.......
Jake One: "Home"

Jake One: “Home”

This is all I have to say about Sunday – and I’m letting this song say it for me. Esp. the 2:34-2:50 mark. More on the state of T-Sides to come.

Jordan O’Jordan Knows About You.

Jordan O’Jordan: “No Princely Frog” (download) Jordan O’Jordan: “The Baker’s Tale” (download) Jordan O’Jordan: “By Balloon Or Sinking Ship” (download) I know what you’re thinking. The above picture looks a bio picture fit for a neo-psych-folk singer-songwriter like Devendra Banhart or Joanna Newsome. But appearances are often deceiving. Seattle’s Jordan O’Jordan crafts simple songs of...

Harvey Danger: Better Than You Think

When I mention to someone that Harvey Danger is one of my favorite bands, two things invariably happen: 1) there’s a reaction along the lines of “oh yeah, I forgot about them,” and 2) there’s mention of “Flagpole Sitta.” (Unless I mention this in my & Harvey Danger’s hometown of Seattle, in which case this...