Record Bulletin

Record Bulletin, 8/21: Modest Mouse, Jazmine Sullivan, Best Coast, et al.

Record Keeping Don’t mind me, just cleaning up. Worthless comments on albums you’ve already made your mind up about, and to be honest, Modest Mouse and Jazmine Sullivan definitely deserve more attention. PS: I’ve noticed over the past few months someone from Belgium visits this blog a lot. Leave a comment, Belgian buddy, and let … Continue reading

Record Bulletin, 8/14: Ezra Furman – “Perpetual Motion People” and Veruca Salt – “Ghost Notes”
Record Bulletin

Record Bulletin, 8/14: Ezra Furman – “Perpetual Motion People” and Veruca Salt – “Ghost Notes”

Another Restless Year Blew my 200th post on the DFW bit. Well, here I’ll celebrate my 201st with the Best Album of 2015 (so far), and another one that’s pretty good. EZRA FURMAN – Perpetual Motion People (Bella Union): Imagine a Jonathan Richman/Richard Hell hybrid stuffed into a striped dress with lipstick and a ‘real … Continue reading

Books / Film

Yet Another Diatribe Explaining Why ‘The End of the Tour’ is the Worst Thing Since the Last Worst Thing

No, I haven’t seen The End of the Tour, and I don’t know if I will. One reason is because I don’t generally care for actors Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg (especially the latter, whose career path seems destined for him to play increasingly grating versions of himself). Another is because I have the dreadful … Continue reading

Record Bulletin, 8/11: Four Tet – “Morning/Evening” and Shamir – “Ratchet”
Record Bulletin

Record Bulletin, 8/11: Four Tet – “Morning/Evening” and Shamir – “Ratchet”

Synth Lords No Record Bulletin in over a month—chalk it up to taking a vacation, getting caught in other crap, and returning to work. Haven’t been keeping up with much new music since early July, so there’s plenty to catch up on. FOUR TET – Morning/Evening (Text): Taking a note from the playbook of compatriot … Continue reading