Posts Tagged ‘modest mouse’

This year, we’re turning over a new leaf. We’re combining the Quarterly Reports. CK and TK’s opinions, boiled down into one easy-to-digest list with a couple hundred tags. The only question left is: WILL IT BLEND? Favorites So Far: Albums that stand a distinct chance of being on one of our Top 10 lists at […]


No analysis today; I’m letting the music stand for itself (which, of course, it does). As always, click on any album title to listen on lala. Read part I here and part II here. 10    The National – Boxer (2007) 9    Taking Back Sunday – Tell All Your Friends (2002) 8    Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca (2009) […]


Welcome back. It’s that time again; time for another list pored over by one of your two founding listmaniacs. We’ve spent so much time reading top album lists over the past decade, we needed to give back. What follows are my thoughts about the greatest albums of 2000-2009. I won’t be doing any decade analysis; […]


Four score and seven years ago, it was 1922. And while the Roaring ’20s were the first great height of leisure time in the US, it was hard to discover music independently without going to ballroom dances every night. Fast forward from the Jazz Age to the Digital Age, and it seems as if everyone […]


I had a lot of fun with my 2007 list. At the time, I was truly convinced that there was an obvious #1 album, with several pretenders to the throne that were each slightly flawed in some way. This is one of those lists that would be very different today – you’ll see how that […]