Tag Archives: Guided By Voices

Album Reviews: Broken Bells, Guided By Voices, Angel Olson

Broken Bells- After the Disco Grade: B Release Date: 2/04/14 Broken Bells has been a success story so far, something which shouldn’t have surprised reviewers like myself because of the talent of James Mercer as a lyricist and Danger Mouse’s … Continue reading

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The Place of Music Scenes

I’ve been spending a lot of my recent ‘free-thinking’ time on the subject of music scenes, specifically about how they form and what effect they end up having on music as a whole. When a music scene has developed it … Continue reading

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50 States, 50 Artists, 50 Songs

Alabama Alabama Shakes- “Hold On” Alaska Volcano Choir- “Alaskans” Arizona The Beatles- “Get Back” Arkansas Of Montreal- “Little Rock“ California Foxygen- “San Francisco” Colorado Bob Dylan- “Man of Constant Sorrow” Connecticut Superchunk- “Connecticut“ Delaware

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“I Don’t Enjoy Sad Songs”

The above quote was brought up over the past weekend about a friend of one of my housemates from back home, and we all laughed at the concept of it for perhaps different reasons. The people in the room that … Continue reading

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Artists Who Are Due For Their Next Release in 2014

I hope that everybody had an excellent holiday season and received gifts which caused them joy, and I would like to remind you that these gifts don’t stop coming once the holidays are over. We receive gifts in the form of … Continue reading

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WCDB Secret Santa

How do you run a Secret Santa at a radio station where we’re all tight on money? Easy, make it a musical Secret Santa, where everybody gets entered into a pool and randomly gets assigned to make a suggestion for … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 10-1

Here’s the finale: songs ten through one on my 100 favorite songs countdown. 10. Bob Dylan- Don’t Think Twice, it’s Alright “I ain’t sayin’ you treated me unkind/ You coulda done better, but, I don’t mind/ You just kinda wasted my precious … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Robert Pollard, Cass McCombs, and We Are Scientists

Robert Pollard- Blazing Gentlemen Grade: B Release Date: 12/09/2013 Robert Pollard has always put forth an incredible amount of effort to contribute to the music scene. He’s most well-known as being the singer-songwriter for Guided By Voices, but Pollard has … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 30-21

Here are numbers 30-21 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 30. Sufjan Stevens- Casimir Pulaski Day “All the glory that the Lord has made/ And the complications when I see His face/ In the evening in the window.“ … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 40-31

Here are numbers 40-31 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 40. The National- All the Wine “I’m in a state/ I’m in a state/ Nothing can touch us my love.“ There’s an nice double reality going on in … Continue reading

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