The Vahnevants-Freakout People

Way, way back in the beforetime of January 2020 The Vahnevants released a record called Freakout People. It was brought to my attention at the beginning of August, but in Covid time that could mean yesterday, so I’m trying to not feel too bad about putting it off so long. I actually listened to it five or six times shortly after receiving it and then … Continue reading The Vahnevants-Freakout People

Bright Eyes-Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was

I had a funny thought (to me) listening to the new Bright Eyes album, their first in nine years. Since the beginning, the constant trio of Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Nate Walcott have been interested in taking risks in their production. They alway have weird clips of people talking and swirling mixtures of noise that seem to be completely unrelated to anything and still … Continue reading Bright Eyes-Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was

Jon Daly-Cheer Me Up

Last month I did a rewatch of all three season of The Kroll Show. During that time, I came to really appreciate the comedy stylings of Jon Daly. He’s a great complement to Kroll’s energy, and his characters are all really funny. In particular I love his Pittsburgh pawn shop owner whose accent I can not figure out at all (does anyone from Pittsburgh talk … Continue reading Jon Daly-Cheer Me Up