I hit two gargantuan milestones on my last.fm account this week: I scrobbled my 100,000th track and, hopefully by the time you read this, I will have amassed 2,000 unique artists.
Today, I look for a sign
With flames in my hands,
A line in the sand,
Between yours and mine
Former nu-metal/experimental/polarizing/genre-defying rockers Linkin Park have released their sixth album, their most explosive effort yet, entitled The Hunting Party. It’s full of energy, but of a different sort than longtime fans are used to.
Going against the spirit of standard New Music Tuesday posts, this is a very thorough analysis.
I stopped Twitter and Facebook cold-turkey a couple weeks ago and the decision wasn’t as dramatic as I thought it would be.
My life propels forward like the Road Runner on Fun Dip, people still assume I have time to come to their events and I still get invited to partake in lame games and activities. But instead of having an ignore button, I have to rely on coldheartedness to get me by.
I went to a Vampire Weekend concert the other day and it might have been by the worst collection of concert-goers I’ve ever seen. So many unwritten laws of etiquette that, I think, were broken.
So here’s some things to consider the next time you attend a live event: Continue reading
I hope everyone had a nice holiday break. I took last week off to recharge (also, there were barely any new albums of note).
The downtime allowed me to get more familiar with the new Coldplay, Black Keys, etc. Though I didn’t review it here, that may be one of my favorite Coldplay records ever. It cuts deep.
Now to good stuff.