"You've gone from being crazy like a fox to crazy like Fox News."- Amy Wong
"Knoxville is a guitar town with a banjo problem."- Susan Bauer Lee
"Republicans in East Tennessee live in a government compound of national and state forests, land grant universities, nuclear research labs, and TVA lakes and dams, while pretending to be coonskin cappers guarding the mountain passes to stop socialism." - (Commenter from Oregon discussing the Tennessee Governors contest in the NYT)
I'm actually going to listen to all ten just to see what I missed. If nothing else something might make good clean up music.
But out of the ten the only one I've heard of or listened to Is Watch The Throne, a phenomenal dance album i think. I've listened to whokill (and no I'm not spacing it out no no no too much work) and thought the sound complexity was righteous cool. Songs you can dance and actually listen to you know. I've tried a wee bit of Kaputt and liked what I ....
You know...brain seed...watch this space.
... the debt that each generation owes to the past, it must pay to the future."
~ Abigail Scott Dunaway
Works on the Creative Commons by me. Go ahead, steal something. Now with pictures!
Also, my NY resolution is MORE VINYL LPs.
"Sometimes a stick in the eye is a tool for enlightenment, but mostly not." Manfred Minsk
But applying that criteria, I can say that 4 or 5 of those on this Top 10 could be candidates for my own...there's a lot to enjoy there so have fun!
Perhaps this should go on the book thread but since it's music related...
Many of you would probably enjoy Will Hermes' account of the mid-70s NYC music scene, Love Goes to Buildings On Fire. It encompasses minimalism, punk, new wave, Latin, jazz, glam, Springsteen, and more. Enjoyable romp through a very fertile period of musical creation.