Tag Archives: Dirty Projectors

The 10 Worst Albums of 2012

15 Dec

Yeah, I know, I was supposed to do 5 favorite new artists today.  Have to put a hold on that.  I still haven’t heard Metz’s album, and after today, I just wasn’t in the mood.

This is not the time or place really to acknowledge what happened in Connecticut today in any way, save to say that I’m so very deeply troubled by it all.  My heart is broken in two over this and now I’m just turning to the blog to try and cheer myself up a bit.  I will also share, as I am with everyone, these two organizations that, should you wish to help, are on hand attempting to counsel students, parents and faculty at Sandy Hook Elementary after the tragedy that occurred today:

Newtown Youth and Family Services – nonprofit mental health clinic, that will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for emergency counseling for families, community members or staff involved in the Sandy Hook

Newtown Parent Connection – substance abuse, also offers bereavement group counseling for parents

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Cassie’s Top 20 Albums of 2009: #10-1

30 Dec

Alright, I’m sick of dragging this out, so I’m going to go ahead and just do the last 10 in one post…here we go:

10. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic

Coming from the band that recorded the majestically emotionally bipolar album, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, in 2002, Embryonic is quite the shock. The Flaming Lips finally took all of that morbid subject matter that has been present in their lyrics for years and transferred it to the music as well; though a jarring move, it makes for (easily) the band’s best album since Yoshimi and a surprisingly pleasant listen.

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Best of 2009: An apology and 60-51

21 Dec

I’m feeling kind of crap and tired from working 10.5 hours today, so I’ll be a bit brief today.  I’m also just not quite feeling the urge to write anything about 60-51, so I’m just going to post them, and I don’t have much at all to say about them, hope that can be forgiven. Continue reading