A List of Rec'd 2012 Albums I Quickly Made For...
LOUDISH ROCK Japandroids — Celebration Rock* Ty Segall — Slaughterhouse Ty Segall — Twins Tame Impala — Lonerism Cloud Nothings — Attack on Memory Django Django – S/T Jack White — Blunderbuss Screaming Females — Ugly Bob Mould — Silver Age FOLKY/ROOTSY Mark Eitzel — Don’t Be a Stranger The Mynabirds — Generals Fiona Apple — the Idler Wheel* Sharon Van Etten — Tramp The Magnetic...
Fears About the Future of Music in Affluent S.F.
From a new piece I wrote for All Shook Down: These bougies-in-training will want events to practice their conspicuous consumption, whether on food, booze, music, or all at the same time. And they’ll get it at events like Noisette. This kind of high-minded consumerism — fun as it is — will become the norm, even more than it already has. So while it was once a respite for...
What matters is that you do good work. What matters is that you produce things...– Dave Eggers, in a 2000 interview with the Harvard Advocate.
Start as close to the end as possible.– Vonnegut