Archive for 2009

Friday, December 18th, 2009

With a super-late fourth quarter release date (November 24th), this one nearly slipped by me. Recording as Sunset, Gold Dissolves to Gray marks Bill Baird’s fourth solo release in the span of two years. An artist I continually make a point to keep up with, Gray again finds Baird tackling faded out, bedroom rock and […]

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

MP3: Neko Case :: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis (Tom Waits) —————— + Download Neko Case via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ———————————————————————————————————————————————

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Van Dyke Parks is best known for his work with Brian Wilson, penning those imaginative lines from the the SMiLE era (“I’ve been in this town so long that back in the city I’ve been taken for lost and gone and unknown for a long, long time”). Beyond his work with the Beach Boys, Parks […]

Thursday, December 17th, 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, […]

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

MP3: Beach Fossils :: Time (new) ——————— + Download Beach Fossils via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ———————————————————————————————————————————————

Wednesday, December 16th, 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, […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Hand painted on brown cardboard sleeves, the above image is an example of Futurebirds 2009 eponymous EP. Its contents feel just as DIY. Based in Athens, GA, the band’s incredibly strong six-song debut pays lo-fi homage to three decades of cornbread-fed psych, folk and and rock ‘n roll with production values reminesnct of Tennessee Fire […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 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, […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

A few months ago the UK’s Kindness released a 7″.  Side -A is comprised of a metronomic rendering of the Mats’ “Swinging Party” sounding like the Talking Heads in a deadpan karaoke booth. Bravo. The B-side is “Gee Up,” a short, funky nod to post-punk as channeled by a dude who loves Arthur Russell’s dance […]