Best of 2007: The Albums

Januar 30th, 2008 by admin

I didn’t really do the whole Best Albums thing last year because, to be honest, there wasn’t that much I got excited about in the LP format outside of that brilliant Guillemots debut and those TV On The Radio and Union of Knives records and besides, it’s been well-documented in these pages that singles are more my speed anyways. That said, 2007 was a better outing for the long-player, with a good lot of phenomenal records coming out, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t give a few of them the recognition they deserve. With that out of the way, here are my top five records of 2007, though I don’t really think I need to waste too much breath on them considering you’ve been listening to and reading about these records all year long. Read the rest of this entry »

Still In Control: A LIST FULL OF LISTS!

Januar 8th, 2008 by admin

Because of the upcoming years’ rash of cancelled awards ceremonies, I will offer nominees and winners in each category. Enjoy it?

BEST CONCERT OF 2007
Sonic Youth @ McCarren Pool – July 28
Beastie Boys @ Central Park – August 8
Wilco @ Warsaw – June 26
Queens Of The Stone Age @ Madison Square Garden Theater – October 13
Clinic w/ Holy Fuck @ Gramercy Theater – March 9

And the winner is…
BEASTIE BOYS IN CENTRAL PARK! Read the rest of this entry »