Tag: Reviews

  • Prestige Format Review: Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter

    Prestige Format Review: Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter

    I recently discovered Marc Ellerby‘s Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter through a special Christmas comic that was posted about a month late to his tumblr and then reblogged by┬ásomeone I follow. Which is a pretty roundabout way to discover something, I suppose, but such is the Internet. I was so enamored, however, that I immediately purchased…

  • Delicate Steve

    Delicate Steve’s Positive Force album shreds!

  • Favorite Albums of 2010

    It’s my birthday, so I’d like discuss the albums I liked last year, no matter that it’s been 2011 for over a month. 1. Beach House – Teen Dream Slow and soothing sometimes, rocking other times. Brilliant the whole way through. I have trouble talking about this record without using words like “perfect” or “absolutely…

  • My Favorite Albums of 2009

    I tweeted all this madness, so you have probably seen it before. But here’s all 55 (!) of my #best09 tweets rounded up. The first 10 are in order of preference, after that they’re in the order in which they were posted. For reference, the format is Band/Album//Witty review with the // link going to…

  • Livetweeting Philip Glass + LA Philharmonic @ Hollywood Bowl

    A collection of my tweets from the Philip Glass/LA Phil Hollywood Bowl concert with slideshow and download. Link

  • Top Ten of 2009’s First Half

    Top Ten 1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion [[tied]] 1. Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca 3. Akron/Family – Set ’em Wild, Set ’em Free 4. DM Stith – Heavy Ghost 5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz 6. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest 7. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns 8. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus…

  • Paul Pope’s 100%: A Lunchtime Review

    100%, Paul Pope’s 2002 graphic novel, was billed as “a graphic movie” and I think it succeeds splendidly in that. This book dares to be a slice-of-life comic wearing a future-suit. These aren’t extraordinary people doing extraordinary things; they’re just people, y’know? Sure, it’s the future, but so what? [Click to see the full post]