Archive for November, 2009

Monday, November 30th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Based on the strength of their 2008 self-titled EP, this was one of the few bands I missed at CMJ that I really wanted to check out live. Formerly known as Kill Surf City, New Zealand’s Surf City are presently prepping for their 2010 debut full length — stay tuned. Until then check out an […]

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Posted this track several years ago. Great jam; like a Pink Mountaintops b-side. Throwback rock ‘n roll. MP3: Map of Africa :: Bone —————— + Download Map of Africa via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ———————————————————————————————————————————————

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Bob, the protagonist in Gus Van Sant’s Drugstore Cowboy, lived by a simple code:  Never mention dogs (“to even mention a dog would have been a hex in itself”).  Never look at the back of a mirror (“because you’re looking at your inner self and you don’t recognize it, because you’ve never seen it before“), […]

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Think of them as REM’s quirky cousin. Or, don’t.  If you’re of a certain age and spent some time listening to college radio or watching late-night MTV in the ‘80s, you might remember Guadalcanal Diary’s brief incursions into the collective pop consciousness. First with 1984’s “Watusi Rodeo,” which made the cut for the music network’s […]