This isn’t a light dusting on Christmas Eve, Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Cynic. This...– …With A “K.” (via karlwithak) Karl’s onto something here as the last several winters have been…well, winter. But not Old Man Winter. The last city-crippling winter I remember was 1999. It brought CTA trains to a half, had people ditching their cars and generally made the city look like Hoth. But...
Mondo Salvo: Mondo Salvo #41 →
mondosalvo: If you can find unifying theme running through these sixteen tracks, you’re ahead of me. Some of them are newborn little babies (Raphael Saadiq, Foster the People, Young Magic) and some of them have been kicking around for a while waiting to find a mix (Micky Green, Local Natives, Shy Child)… As always, solid. Snag it!
Black Keys versus Vampire Weekend = Black Keys WIN!
Mondo Salvo: Mondo Salvo mixes #1-10 →
mondosalvo: Mondo Salvo 10: Passion Pit - Sleepy Head (2:46) — Golden Silvers - Arrows of Eros (3:45) — Anssi 8000 & Maria Stereo - Sweet Deception (2:30) — Takka Takka - Everybody Say (4:33) — Single Twin - Came Home Dead (3:56) — The Kills - Last Day of Magic (3:21) — Walter Meego - Forever (4:19)…
Mondo Salvo: Mondo Salvo mixes #11-20 →
mondosalvo: Mondo Salvo 20: Lady Sovereign - So Human (3:55) — Henok Achido - Million Dollar Baby (3:34) — Oh Land - Heavy Eyes (3:46) — Plugs - All Them Witches (3:06) — Yeasayer - Tightrope (3:17) — The New Sins - Feelings Have Changed (3:14) — Pet Shop Boys - Love Etc. (3:32) — Noisettes - Don’t…
Mondo Salvo: Mondo Salvo mixes #21-30 →
mondosalvo: Mondo Salvo 30: Vampire Weekend - Giving Up the Gun (Radio Edit) (3:49) — Tegan and Sara - Alligator (RAC Remix) (2:57) — Micky Green - T.L. (2:59) — Yeasayer - Madder Red (4:04) — Lupe Fiasco - What U Want (4:00) — The Chap - Even Your Friend (3:05) — Wild Nothing - Chinatown (3:19) —…
Mondo Salvo: Mondo Salvo mixes #31-40 →
mondosalvo: Since debuting the Mondo Salvo series in April 2008, I’ve assembled forty mixes of new and popular (or not-so popular) music. It’s now January 2011 and the cumulative total of this music stands at 640 songs and almost three days worth of listening. New mixes will continue into the foreseeable… Click through and grab them all!
Tucson will either be the tragedy that brought us back from the brink, or the...– The End of an Era of Intolerance, or Just the Beginning - NYTimes.com (via kiyoshimartinez) I fear it’s the latter. I hope I’m wrong.
sunday morning coffee.
peabs: good morning. DELICIOUS.
Even Braun’s own spokeswoman acknowledged getting worried when the candidate...– Carol Moseley Braun Hopes To Broaden Appeal Beyond Black Voters Oh that’s not good. BTW, I’ll be discussing* Braun and the Chicago mayor’s race tomorrow at the Paper Machete in Lincoln Square. 3pm. Come on by. * As in “reading a piece during the show” not “sitting at the bar yammering on to...
Stipe’s lyrics are one of the album’s real disappointments,...– R.E.M. Retroview: “Monster” (1994) JVO’s series of retroactive R.E.M. reviews haven’t been deep, look to Matthew if you want that, but they do have occasional lines of hilarity, like the above line.