Eyelids-The Accidental Falls

Somehow an album that features production by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and musicians who have played with The Decemberists, Guided By Voices, and Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks flew under my radar when it was released in 2020. Just found it in the last week or so because the band, Eyelids, is playing a show up in Evanston at SPACE opening for Split Single. A real … Continue reading Eyelids-The Accidental Falls

The Canoes @ Bottom Lounge, 9/15/11

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I sometimes say really dumb stuff (@music_defined to find out). I’m also much funnier in 140 characters than I am in thousand word write-ups about Watch The Throne. Twitter has lead to some fun stuff for us here. Last week Molehill said I was gonna get an early copy of the record they’re working on, and … Continue reading The Canoes @ Bottom Lounge, 9/15/11

A Boy And His Record Player

I remember way back in 2002 the idea entered my head for the first time to purchase a record player. Napster had hit it’s peak in popularity among people my age, and now sites like Limewire and Kazaa were overtaking the originator of P2P file sharing. There was something about that particular time and place that made getting an old, antiquated piece of machinery seem … Continue reading A Boy And His Record Player