Monthly Archives: January 2013

Trampled By Turtles and Calexico- Sunshine Theater January – 2013

Expectations about anything can blow up in someone’s face almost at will. Anticipating anything can end up being dangerous once things get going, and events rarely transpire as predicted. My experience at Trampled by Turtles and Calexico really is the … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: Black Radio- Robert Glasper Experiment

There were some albums this year where all I wanted to do was sit down and chill, there were some albums this year that were so full of emotion and soul I just wanted learn every lyric just so I … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: Life Is Elsewhere- Little Comets

My guilty pleasure album of the year has to be Life is Elsewhere, mostly because it really is not a very complicated or original sounding album. But there is just something about it that gets me every time I give … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: The Hobo’s Lament- Larry and His Flask

One of the best concerts I saw all year and possibly in my whole life was Larry and His Flask. I have already written about my experiences seeing them live and how life changing an experience that was, now is … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: Trap House Rock- Kids These Days

Hip-hop and horn licks. Rapping and moshing. Ain’t nothing better. Especially when the group doing all of that is a bunch of young kids, full of life and energy. Kids These Days are a sweet band from Chicago that blew … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: III- Crystal Castles

I have never been the hugest Crystal Castles fan, or even a half way interested one at that. “Crime Wave” was always my song though so I kept an undying respect for them buried in my soul that I never … Continue reading

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50. Money Store- Death Grips

There has been a lot of talk about the big three this year (good kid M.A.A.D. city, channel ORANGE, and The Idler Wheel…) being on every single list. But I think Money Store was on every single list as well, … Continue reading

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