The Decemberists – The King is Dead

Looking back at The Decemberists’ rise to fame, everything has always circulated around the sheer talents of head songwriter and singer Colin Meloy. The band has been a catalyst for Meloy’s fantastic ideas of twisting sordid concepts into illustriously lush and diverse albums. Through these concept albums they also developed the aspect of being a … [Read more...]

Flipsides & Otherwise: FAO #12

Although the MP3 revolution has encouraged and allowed music lovers to focus more on individual songs rather than albums, there’s still a role for singles, EPs and mini-LPs to catch shortform sonic bursts within contextual nets, to stop us all from drowning in digital file seas. Something that the following artists clearly and astutely … [Read more...]