It’s the middle of February, and you know what that means: Valentine’s Day, one of the year’s most controversial holidays, is upon us. Similarly celebrated and hated, fussed over or made fun of, this all-sorts saint’s day is nonetheless an inexorability of our buy-or-die culture. Everywhere, from the corner grocery store to the gas station… Continue reading Are You Heart of Hearing?
Are you an end-of-the-year top-list maker? For instance, have you written down your list of the top 10 best records of 2008 yet, in rank order? Or are you contemplating your top 25 favorite songs, by genre? Or your list of the year’s 5 biggest musical disappointments? I am not a list-maker, by nature, and am happy… Continue reading More (and More) Music to Hear Before the End of the Year