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August Playlist

Extra-cool, as promised: 1. Jump They Say – David Bowie2. Freedom – George Michael3. I Can’t Let Maggie Go – Honeybus4. Your Own Back Yard – Dion5. You Are Not Alone – Mavis Staples6. The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love – Jens Lekman7. Do You Love Me? – Guster8. When A Man […]

Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

Win Butler, lead singer of Arcade Fire, does not claim to be Christian. Having been raised Mormon, he would later take theology classes at McGill University in Montreal. Today, he is not a churchgoer but still claims to be a very “spiritual” person. In fact, while discussing the band’s previous album, Win said, “Neon Bible […]

Low Anthropology According to John Darnielle

One of my favorite bands, The Mountain Goats, has gotten a lot of love from Mockingbird in the past; John Darnielle has a way of expressing low anthropology like few other songwriters that I listen to. His songs about dysfunctional couples are particularly good, in my opinion, and while “No Children” is a fan favorite […]