Mmhmm is Relient K’s best album. I thought so when it was released ten years ago and I think so still today. I was in high school when it dropped, on Election Day 2004. The version of Mmhmm I listened to back then, over and over again, still lays calcified somewhere in my subconscious. So… Read more The Relient Case for MMHMM
I stopped by Half-Price Books the other day hoping to get lucky. After perusing the record collection as usual, I ventured into the clearance section. I’m a bad book buyer because I’m so indecisive and there are so many classics I have yet to read that I eventually get overwhelmed and end up not buying… Read more Doing Unspeakable Acts To E.T.
These are some songs I’m listening to. I think you should too. “Lost in Space” – Aimee Mann – Lost In Space Such a hauntingly beautiful song. Imagine driving through the desert at night with this whole album on repeat and you have an awesome musical experience. “Seize the Day” – Alan Menken – Newsies… Read more Soundtrack of the moment, part II
No, this isn’t that stupid random listing of songs that supposedly follows your life. These are some songs that have changed me, made me think, made me cry, and want me to become a better person. Enjoy. “Candy Shop” – Andrew Bird – Oh! the Grandeur So nostalgic. The groove makes you want to do… Read more Soundtrack of the moment, part I
Imagine: Darkness, accompanied by golden light from surrounding “Narnia” lamp posts. The snow slowly permeates everything in sight, including your face. The path you’re on shines like diamonds and swivels oh so gracefully alongside a sparkling river. Soft piano music dances into your ear, choreographed perfectly with the falling flakes. Now, tell me that God… Read more I fought you for so long…