Scissor Sisters-Magic Hour

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I don’t remember exactly when it was that I first heard Scissor Sisters. I know it was 2004, and I’m fairly certain it was the spring. Beyond that all I can remember is being in the car, turning the radio up, and thinking “My my. Elton John has never sounded so good. What is this?” At the end I was informed that it was not Sir Elton, but a new band based out of NYC. From that day forward I’ve been a big fan of their music.

Magic Hour is a bit of a reclamation for the group. 2010’s Night Work was a decent record, but the worst they’ve put out. It just felt like there was something missing, though I could never put my finger on it. The new album hits all their usual touchstones while maintaining their “disco is not dead” attitude. Continue reading “Scissor Sisters-Magic Hour”

Michelle Bachmann Is A Crazy, Ignorant Bigot

I don’t intend to get political in this forum often. Mainly because it can turn ugly very quick, and I’m not here to spread any hate toward anyone-with the exception of Michelle Bachmann. After she announced she would be running for President of the United States of America, Colin Meloy offered her the use of “Calamity Song” by his band The Decemberists, to use as … Continue reading Michelle Bachmann Is A Crazy, Ignorant Bigot