Monday, December 19, 2005

everybody's doin' it

my favorite records of the year. in no particular order, except maybe alphabetical if i did it right.

black mountain - s/t (jagjaguwar)
cass mccombs - prefection (monitor)
crooked fingers - dignity & shame (merge)
dungen - ta det lungt (subliminal sounds)
the go! team - thunder, lighning, strike (columbia)
king khan and bbq show - s/t (goner)
the national - alligator (beggars banquet)
the new pornographers - twin cinema (matador)
sparrow - the early years (aboslutely kosher)
sufjan stevens - illinois (asthmatic kitty)

honorable mention: the double - loose in the air (matador), deerhoof - the runners four (kill rock stars), animal collective - feels (fat cat), m.i.a. - arular (xl recordings), calexico/iron & wine - in the reins (overcoat), low - the great destroyer (sub pop)

up next: might include: live shows, singles, foods, tv shows, etc...


Wednesday, December 14, 2005


i've had this for the past week or so. treatments include reducing caffeine but i only drink a cup a day so not much we can do there. also says i should reduce stress. easier said than done.