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Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

When you were young You were the king of carrot flowers And how you built a tower tumbling through the trees In holy rattlesnakes that fell all around your feet Hearing these opening lines to Neutral Milk Hotel’s In the … Continue reading

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Ryan Adams – “Cold Roses”

Ryan Adams sings of North Carolina often. Seeing as Amy and I are only 90 days away from calling the state our home, Ryan Adams’ music, especially Cold Roses, has a new sweetness to it. When my brother sent me … Continue reading

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The Trees Community: “The Christ Tree”

There is much that can be explored in regards to religion’s recently rickety relationship with music. Most music fans wince at the immediately associated bands that seem to frequent Christian Music Festivals by inserting simplistic and fairly non-committal references to … Continue reading

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The Black Keys: “Brothers”

I used to have a blog where I would share what I was listening to with anyone who happened to come across it. Though this was essentially no one, I still loved nothing more than talking about my current favorite … Continue reading

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Thrift Vinyl #3: Royal Dance Orchestra’s “Hour of American Waltzes”

Every month, I go to the thrift store to buy a record. There are only two specifications for which record I buy: 1. It has to be by an artist I have never heard of. 2. It has to cost … Continue reading

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Folkways Magazine Presents: Warm Weather Albums!

I would say about half of all the conversations I have are about music. With some of my closest friends, the ratio of music discussion to regular conversation grows even higher. I met James Kaufholz while waiting in line for … Continue reading

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