Archive for April, 2010

I have been super busy recently. I hope to write more in the coming weeks, but unfortunately, my day job has been keeping me busy. It would be reckless of me to not point out next Tuesday (May 4) as a fantastic day for new music. These three bands will be dropping new albums that day:

The Hold Steady
The New Pornographers
Broken Social Scene

Holy Moly! That nearly made my head explode when I saw that. I love, love, the first two bands. BSS I’m not completely sold on. The stuff I’ve heard from them is a little too directionless for me. From what I’ve heard, this is a more focused record. So this is your last chance to win me over guys.

As far as the first two bands go, I couldn’t be more excited. The can both be streamed at NPR. Here’s a link for The New Pornographers, and here’s The Hold Steady. I immediately love the new Hold Steady album and hope to post some notes on both of these later. As always, happy listening.


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