Monthly Archives: March 2011

Are Great Albums Always Great?

On my previous post I wrote about how I liked The Decemberists’ The King Is Dead precisely because I was not a fan prior to that album, whereas true fans were not as enthusiastic about their new album. How and … Continue reading

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Trend Listening: Indie Folk Rock

In my personal top ten for 2009 – and pretty much at the top – was The Cave Singers’ Welcome Joy, a lovely, varied collection of folk-inflected, indie rock that showed continuing maturity from their inaugural release, Invitation Songs. This … Continue reading

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