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

Album Reviews

Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head: Glistening Pleasure [Album Review]

Glistening Pleasure follows the path of other recent hyped artists like MGMT, Cut Copy and White Williams thanks to Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head (NPSH) adding in substantial dance-ridden glam, output through flambuoyant vocals and new-wavey keyboards. Guitar riffs hone in on the minimal—they lack full strums that plague many artists—thus, they encompass the definition of… Continue reading Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head: Glistening Pleasure [Album Review]