Lists And Mixes

A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums of 2008

When I compiled my original Best Of 2008 list last December, it was a snow day. The sky dropped about a foot, maybe a foot and a half of fluffy white stuff and we lowly sub-compact drivers could go nowhere. Between ranking albums and locating album art, I took a stroll around town with my… Continue reading A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums of 2008

Lists And Mixes

A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums Of 2006

On June 6, 2006, FensePost went live. Since its inception, I’ve written more than 1,000 album reviews and countless features, track reviews, live reviews, and video reviews. My collection has grown exponentially. I have a room in my house devoted entirely to records. CDs go in the living room and I’m out of shelving space.… Continue reading A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums Of 2006

Album Reviews

I’m From Barcelona: Who Killed Harry Houdini? [Album Review]

Written by Fense You don’t typically hear songs named for guys. Yet the new I’m From Barcelona (MySpace) album, Who Killed Harry Houdini? does just that — and they use my name. As an opening track, “Andy” isn’t quite as hard-hitting as “Oversleeping” was to Let Me Introduce You To My Friends, but it does… Continue reading I’m From Barcelona: Who Killed Harry Houdini? [Album Review]