I was going to skip January, but then remembered this Mando Diao tune Blue Lining, White Trenchcoat. This track begins at what sounds like a rail station and rips right into a piano driven frenzy. Later on the song breaks down and then comes back together. The lyrics are a lock often ending with the… Continue reading January Song of the Month: Blue Lining, White Trenchcoat
I’m selecting a song from Vetiver’s Tight Knit record (official release 3/4/09) for the February song of the month. The album as a whole is quite good. I like the upbeat spring-day-type songs like Everyday and More of This. The tune that gets my commendations is Another Reason To Go, which has a funky keyboard… Continue reading February Song of the Month
I first noticed The Rapture when closing down a bar on Beacon and Harvard Ave. Boston doesn’t seem to support a strong alternative scene, but it was going strong in the bar and the DJ closed the house with “Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks.” People were going nuts.When I saw that the… Continue reading December Song of the Month: "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll"
I’m going to try and start identifying songs of the month. I think that these will be from artists that have released something new, for instance, a new album or perhaps a new remix of an old song.November’s song of the month was released in late October of this year by the Kaiser Chiefs. This… Continue reading November Song of the Month