Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Who I buried in 2010


It will also always be sad to me that on Christmas day last year I excused myself from my family dinner to write Vic Chesnutt’s obituary.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

‘Mean Old Jews Who Crucify My Lord’

A holiday classic, by Sister Albertha Harris Lewis.


Label image from TheHoundBlog.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Best of 2010

My top 20:

1. Sufjan Stevens, The Age of Adz
2. Laura Marling, I Speak Because I Can
3. Sleigh Bells, Treats
4. Sharon Van Etten, Epic
5. Teenage Fanclub, Shadows
6. Best Coast, Crazy for You
7. Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
8. Sade, Soldier of Love
9. Beach House, Teen Dream
10. Man Forever, s/t
11. Marc Ribot, Silent Movies
12. Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
13. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
14. Janelle Monáe, The ArchAndroid
15. The Roots, How I Got Over
16. She & Him, Volume Two
17. Los Lobos, Tin Can Trust
18. Jenny Wilson, Hardships!
19. Mountain Man, Made the Harbor
20. AfroCubism, s/t