February 15, 2011

“All At Once” – The Bombastic (Week 1)

“The Bombastic” is a weekly series of one-shot, one-take acoustic performances by the Airborne Toxic Event featuring songs from the band’s upcoming album “All At Once” (available April 26). This is the first week. The title track “All At Once,” features the Calder Quartet, the Lalo Guerrero School of Music […]
February 15, 2011

“North American Scum” – LCD Soundsystem

Yes he is a genius. That doesn’t stop him from being a nice guy.
February 14, 2011

“Walt Whitman’s Niece” – Billy Bragg & Wilco

Don’t you want to go to whatever bar everyone is singing this song?
February 13, 2011

“To Kingdom Come” – Passion Pit

Mike told me this song is about God, lest we dance about architecture.
February 12, 2011

“Bankrobber” – The Clash

“Daddy was a bank robber…” Actually, he was.
February 11, 2011

“Anthems for a 17-Year-Old-Girl” – Broken Social Scene

Like kittens humming you to sleep. This is some white people shit.
February 10, 2011

“Why Can’t I Touch it?” – The Buzzcocks

All. Time. Classic.
February 9, 2011

“Our Riotous Defects” – Of Montreal (with Janelle Monae)

“When I first met you, at that Al Anon meeting…” Ha!
February 8, 2011

“Crown on the Ground” – Sleigh Bells

Two (sort of) hipsters from Brooklyn, so you want to hate them. But Gaaaawd damn.