Lord Huron

Lord Huron is an interesting group.  Lead singer and founding member Bob Schneider began Lord Huron in 2010 as a solo project, bringing in additional musicians – mostly school buddies – over time.  They have produced three EP’s :  Into the Sun, Mighty, and Time to Run – And two albums:  Lonesome Dreams and Strange … More Lord Huron

ThrowbackThursday – R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People

Does an album released just 23 years ago qualify for TBT?  I just counted votes and the ayes have it. So I give you R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People, the youngest album I’ve featured in this category to date. Bear with me as I present some dubious mathematics. Hypothesis: R.E.M. is a Generation X band, embraced … More ThrowbackThursday – R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People

What a Terrible World What a Beautiful World – The Decemberists

The Decemberists are changing their style and they want you to know it. Known for their elaborate compilations of folksy, often tragic, story-telling songs, their last two album releases have featured more traditional standalone written-from-the-heart tunes. For examples of their older efforts, check out these descriptions of their albums The Crane Wife and The Hazards of Love. … More What a Terrible World What a Beautiful World – The Decemberists

Weekend Ramble – Unheard Lyrics Part Two: The Hook Strikes Back

I’m sure you all read my last Weekend Ramble on unheard lyrics, if not you can read it here. Something oddly coincidental (not ironic – that’s something else altogether) happened last weekend that further illustrates my point; and having no other brilliant revelations just now, I thought I’d share it with you. Three things from that post to … More Weekend Ramble – Unheard Lyrics Part Two: The Hook Strikes Back