Archive | March, 2012

7 Notable Things About I Melt With You

We all talk about how we haven’t seen a good movie in awhile. Nothing is satisfying anymore. It has all been done. Cinema is dead. And then like a kick to the ass, you see one that reminds you; there is still hope for the art. They just nail it, all of it. A movie […]

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The Top 7 Albums of 2012 (So Far)

Ladies and Gents, 2012 has already been a pretty impressive year for music. It seems indie rock has finally re-embraced the guitar, and some new acts are making some of the best albums of the year, while the vets try to reclaim their former glory. I’ll leave the long write-ups for the end of the […]

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Book Craft

The Arts & Crafts of Books

Books have been an inspiration to the masses since the dawn of…books, and it’s no surprise that these inspired people would eventually come back and show their appreciation by slicing their creative thoughts into the pages and bindings. The knife work is meticulous. These artists will set aside days, weeks and months to create ideas […]

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Dan’s Favorite Album Covers

As the CD’s physical charm progressively wanes into the outdated abyss, and gives away to streaming, pirating, and digital downloading, the allure of album art will, in all likelihood, do the same. But I believe the album cover to be a vital part of the listening process. It’s the invitation into the creative mind of […]

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Better Together: 7 Great Collaborations

I have writer’s block. Enjoy these. “Easy Lover” – Philip Bailey / Phil Collins “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” – Stevie Nicks / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “Where The Wild Roses Grow” – Nick Cave / Kylie Minogue “Rosyln” – St. Vincent / Bon Iver “Think You Can Wait” – The National feat. Sharon […]

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