Things I Meant to Remember

Now is the time that all good blogs and magazines compile their lists of their favorite albums, songs, and all that nonsense.  My ten favorite songs list is up now on Aquarium Drunkard, and my albums should be up there sometime next week. I listened to a lot of music this year, more than any … Continue reading

Blitzen Trapper [Spanish Moon, March 12, 2008]

Sometimes there’s a lot to be said for having little to say.  So goes the theory, at least, with Portland’s Blitzen Trapper, whose Wild Mountain Nation barnstomps across genres – stoner country, junk-pop, experimental noise – with little message but large footprints.  Wild Mountain Nation, the group’s third self-released record, was picked up and distributed … Continue reading