May 24, 2010

Music Rotation — 17 May

Posted in music at 8:01 pm by berzerkeleyan

This past week:

Asia “Asia” (1982)genre: 80′s Prog Rock.
Spoon “Transference” (2010)genre: American Indie Rock.
Gliss “Devotion Implosion” (2009)genre: Shoegazer.
Hot Chip “Made In The Dark” (2008)genre: Techno Geek.
The Ruby Suns “The Ruby Suns” (2006)genre: California Pop. Very nice Brian Wilson harmonies here, even though the band originates from New Zealand. Makes sense, though, considering the lead singer grew up in California. I like it.
The Horrors “Primary Colours” (2009)genre: Gothic Shoegazer.
Mansun “Little Kix” (2000)genre: Britpop.
Athlete “Black Swan” (2010)genre: Emoschlock.
Hot Chip “One Life Stand” (2010)genre: Techno Geek.
Sufjan Stevens “Illinoise” (2005)genre: Chamber Folk.
Florence + The Machine “Lungs” (2009)genre: Baroque Pop.
Vadoinmessico “Vadoinmessico – Ep” (2009)genre: World Folk.
Terence Trent D’Arby “Symphony Or Damn” (1993)genre: R&B.
Kent “Du & Jag Doden” (2005)genre: Swedish Rock.
The Black Keys “Brothers” (2010)genre: Southern Indie Rock.

May 3, 2010

Music Rotation — 26 Apr

Posted in music at 11:19 pm by berzerkeleyan

This week:

Charlotte Gainsbourg “IRM” (2009)genre: French Pop.
Turin Brakes “Outbursts” (2010)genre: Folk.
Camera Obscura “Let’s Get Out Of This Country” (2006)genre: Twee Pop.
Josh Rouse “El Turista” (2010)genre: Folky Bossa Nova.
Grizzly Bear “Veckatimest” (2009)genre: American Indie.
Editors “In This Light And On This Evening” (2010)genre: Neo Wave.
Camera Obscura “Underachievers Please Try Hard” (2004)genre: Twee Pop.
Princeton “Cocoon of Love” (2009)genre: Sneaker Rock.
Spoon “Transference” (2010)genre: American Indie Rock.
Camera Obscura “My Maudlin Career” (2009)genre: Twee Pop. Lots of Camera Obscura this past week. That’s because I saw them live at Berbati’s Pan here in Portland. They were great.
Terence Trent D’Arby “Symphony Or Damn” (1993)genre: R&B.
Hot Chip “One Life Stand” (2010)genre: Techno Geek. An absolutely fantastic album. I could not recommend it more.
Art Blakey “Moanin'” (1958)genre: Jazz.