Recollection is a project to review my record collection. I will listen to an album I own and review it. The album will be chosen randomly by computron. Today computron chooses… Album: Wanna Be Your Friend: A Tribute to the Inbreds Artist: Various Artists Released: 2007 Format(s) I own it on: CD The Inbreds. I’m a big fan of The Inbreds, they didn’t always stick to their schtick of bass and drum, but even when they did, they succeeded in making interesting melodic pop that almost defies their instrumental limitations. That skill at crafting amazing melodies is what makes The Inbreds so spectacular. Mike O’Neill and Dave Ulrich deserve every accolade… Read More »Recollection Volume 14 – Wanna Be Your Friend: A Tribute to the Inbreds
Recollection is a project to review my record collection. I will listen to an album I own and review it. The album will be chosen randomly by computron. Today computron chooses… Album: Depend On This Artist: Ruth Minnikin and Her Bandwagon Released: 2009 Format(s) I own it on: Vinyl No, seriously, this is random. Yes, Ruth Minnikin sang on the last album, and now here we are talking about one of hers, but honestly, it’s random. Depend On This is two variations of one EP. Side one (and yes, I own on this on vinyl) has six songs in a straight up folk-pop arrangement with elements of ragtime and jazz, while side two… Read More »Recollection Volume 2 – Depend On This
The Wilderness of Manitoba perform at December’s Bloggers’ Brunch. Recorded by Joe. Listening to Ruth Minnikin’s Depend On This lately… there’ll be a review soon enough. And an oldie, but a goodie.
This is Valery Gore’s only video. It’s from her first album. The second is even better, but she never made a video, so enjoy this one. Ruth Minnikin’s going to be in Toronto for Canadian Music Week/Fest, and is promoting her new record Depend On This, which I’ve yet to hear, but I assume it’ll be awesome, her records always are. With two women, might as well continue the theme… here’s Sleater-Kinney.
1) Sleater-Kinney – The Woods (2005) 2) The Magnetic Fields – i (2004) 3) Belle & Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress (2003) 4) The Flashing Lights – Sweet Release (2001) 5) Neko Case & Her Boyfriends – Furnace Room Lullaby (2000) 6) The Joel Plaskett Emergency – Down At The Khyber (2001) 7) Julie Doiron – Woke Myself Up (2007) 8) Neil Young – Live At Massey Hall 1971 (2007) 9) Valery Gore – Avalanche To Wandering Bear (2008) 10) God Help The Girl – God Help The Girl (2009) 11) Wilco – A Ghost Is Born (2004) 12) Joel Plaskett – Three (2009) 13) Neko Case – Fox Confessor… Read More »Top 50 Albums of the Aughts