Listen, I know it’s hard for you to admit it but let’s face facts: Christmas is just around the corner. Sure, we’ve still got Thanksgiving to hit but in case you haven’t looked outside lately there’s lots of white stuff on the ground. School has been cancelled already due to icy roads and I’ve already […]Read More Andrew Bird : Hark!
Andrew Bird has had quite the 20+ year run so far. Starting out in the hot jazz/old time-y retro scene with Squirrel Nut Zippers and working his way thru a few albums on his own as Andrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire. He ended that phase of his career on the excellent The Swimming Hour. From […]Read More Andrew Bird : My Finest Work Yet
Oh Annie Clark, I think you’re pretty super. I’ve thought you were pretty super ever since 2007. You were this sorta weird and quirky girl that was so way cooler than me. You played the guitar the way I wish I could’ve played. You made each fuzzed-out riff and melody seem effortless, while I’d make […]Read More St. Vincent :: St. Vincent
I’ve seen Andrew Bird live twice in my life. The first time was at the Chicago Opera House back in early 2009. The second time was at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, IN in the fall of 2009. Both shows were stunning, Bird displaying a mastery of musical art like no other. But both shows […]Read More Andrew Bird :: I Want to See Pulaski at Night