Posts Tagged ‘radiohead’

If you’re reading this post it means one of two things, either the Mayan prophecies were flat out wrong, or they simply didn’t anticipate that my contribution to CKTK’s Top 10-A-Palooza would save all mankind. As with any near-death experience, 2012 has moved us to reflect. We gaze deeply into ourselves… and by that I […]


Here we go. Four simple categories, 41 albums, one amazing song. This is how CK’s year-end analysis begins. HONORABLE MENTION: Number 11 through 15 on my top ten list, in alphabetical order. These albums are given the same full review as the top ten (coming soon!). This year, you get a bonus 16th record! WORTH NOTICING: […]


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 […]


August 21, 2010 was a turning point for me musically. I woke up slowly and, with no plans until later in the day, decided to try out Ra Ra Riot’s new album The Orchard. A pleasant listen indeed, but by about the 20th minute, I was itching for something different. Something fresh. Something unexpected. So, […]


Here we go again! It’s now officially halfway through the year 2010. TK is busy hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, so I’m holding down CKTK duties while he’s gone. During the first half of this year, we officially launched our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Check those out for more frequent updates. Also, I just launched […]


Here it is, folks: My report on the first quarter of 2010. It’s been a solid year so far. This list is presented with minimal commentary; just know that you’ll see many of these records in my “Best of 2010” post nine months from now. But you don’t have to take my word for it… […]


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) […]


I pity the poor suckers who unleashed their “Albums of the Decade” lists before midnight on January 1st, 2010, because they ALL MISSED THIS ONE! This album (the one that I linked with pink ink before the exclamation point and after the word “they”) did MORE than just convert me to Epistemological Luddism–it also reminded […]


2007 was the first year that I didn’t waste a moment and started growing my Top 10 Albums list on an RFT file on my Desktop on the morning of January 1st (Okay, fine… in the spirit of full disclosure, I actually started it on the evening of January 4th and it began as a […]


tk weighs in: What is the most important band or artist of the decade? I pondered this question during my entire stroll down Gower Ave. from Sunset to Santa Monica (all 0.5 miles) and here’s what I came up with. These aren’t controversial choices but who needs controversy when there’s a possibility for accuracy? First […]