Monthly Archives: December 2015

Music Favorites from 2015

Below is my unscientific picks for some of my favorite music releases from 2015 (in alphabetical order).

  • Advance Base Nephew in the Wild, song pick: Christmas in Milwaukee

  • Supermoon Oh Supermoon, Vol. 1, song pick: Sarah

  • Alabama Shakes Sound & Color, song pick: Dunes

  • Moses Sumney Mid-City Island,¬†song pick: Everlasting Sigh

  • Boots Aquaria, song pick: I Run Roulette

  • Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear, song pick: The Ideal Husband

  • Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, song pick: An Illustration Of Loneliness (Sleepless In NY)

  • EL VY Return to the Moon, song pick: I’m The Man To Be

  • The Minus 5 Dungeon Gold’s, song pick: My Generation

  • Pfarmers Gunnera, song pick: The Ol’ River Gang

  • Laurie Anderson Heart of a Dog, song pick: The Release of Love

  • Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell, song pick: Should Have Known Better

  • John Grant Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, song pick: Snug Slacks

  • Daniel Bachman River, song pick: Song For The Setting Sun II

  • The Mountain Goats Beat The Champ, song pick: Southwestern Territory

  • Taylor Batton Taylor Batton,¬†song pick: Until Summer

  • Father John Misty 1989, song pick: Welcome to New York


Cover Quiz

Quick quiz: which of these song covers actually exists?

  1. A. Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron) playing Bill Murray’s lounge singer version of the “Star Wars” theme,
  2. A 6’8″ clown singing a Vaudeville¬†version of Tears for Fears’ “Mad World”, or
  3. A mariachi band that specializes in the songs of Morrisey?

Answer: They are all true. Enjoy.

 


Grinch Cardiologist

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Christmas cartoon from 2004.


Don Wenow

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In the Christmas spirit with this old cartoon from 2007.


2 Types of Beard Comments

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(Neither of which you hear while you have the beard.)


Other, Other Shoe

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Listening to Trump speak is like waiting for the other shoe to drop. Only there are so many shoes.


Haircut Question

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