Tag Archives: Bill Callahan

Top albums of 2013: 2

Overview | Part 1 | Part 3 | Mentions | Longlist The Knife – Shaking the Habitual In a time when social inequality is widening, it’s depressing that indie music is so lacking in protest. By explicitly challenging the status quo on matters of the … Continue reading

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Pitchfork People’s List

I know, I know. My contribution into the “readers’ favourite albums of the P4k age” poll isn’t worthy of its own blog entry. But something had to break the 3 1/2 month writing silence. I used to like making these … Continue reading

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Working through albums

At some point during the Easter holidays of my first year at university, I started to acquire the kind of amount of music only a much richer person could afford to get their hands on via the traditional channels. In … Continue reading

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Albums of 2011

These are my 12 favourite albums released since January. Click a row for details. Worthy of an honourable mention are the four releases which – despite their absence – were among my 12 most listened this year. They were the … Continue reading

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Albums of 2011: Bill Callahan, Björk, Battles, James Blake

overview | one | two | three | longlist Bill Callahan – Apocalypse My album of the year, Callahan’s latest is insular and intimate but of universal import, addressing themes of patriotism, of things ending and being renewed. Apocalypse is … Continue reading

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A couple of good music videos by North Americans

That new Kate Bush video tapped into a sneaky instinct deep in the guts of my brain. Before I knew what was happening, I was envisaging a grand blog post in which I would proclaim a select few music videos … Continue reading

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