Beach House : 7

It took me a bit before I truly could appreciate the magic of Beach House’s music. The Baltimore band’s appeal eluded me their first couple records. What I’d heard off of Teen Dream and then Bloom was nice in a passerby sort of way, but I didn’t know what all the accolades were about. What […]

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Beach House : Depression Cherry

Did you ever hear an album that feels like an emotional punch in the gut? Something that squeezes your innards until you want to collapse into a puddle of overwrought, bawling mess on the floor? Sure you have. Nick Drake, Elliot Smith, Jeff Buckley, and The Zombies have all done it to me in the […]

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a long, strange trip…

Only two more days of my great week away from the land of clock punching and spinal implants.  I have to say that this was exactly what I needed.  My goal was to completely forget about that place I call “work” and just de-compress for a week with my kids.  No big trips…no time schedules […]

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