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Top Ten Albums of 2012

In 2012, I easily listened to more new music than I have in the past 3 or 4 years combined, due in large part to my writing music reviews for Mockingbird (although not as many as I would have liked—curse you grad school!) as well as my newfound Spotify addiction. The variety and scope of […]

New Music: The Shins’ Port of Morrow

I’ve always thought of The Shins’ music as summer music (probably due to their first album Oh, Inverted World), suited to driving down the highway with the windows rolled down, heading for the beach. Whether or not this association has merit, or if I just view all indie-pop in that light, the latest album from […]

April Playlist

  1. Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You – The Bee Gees
  2. St. Matthew – The Monkees
  3. King Kong Song – Abba
  4. Ride Captain Ride – Blues Image
  5. Brandy – Looking Glass
  6. Lisa, Listen To Me – Blood, Sweat & Tears
  7. Don’t Let Me Be MisunderstoodThe Animals
  8. Please Forgive My Heart – Bobby Womack
  9. Dancing Barefoot – Patti Smith
  10. In the Crossfire – Starsailor
  11. Goodbye Kiss – Kasabian
  12. Change the Sheets – Kathleen Edwards
  13. The Long Road Ahead – Shooter Jennings
  14. The Rose of England – Nick Lowe
  15. C’Mon – Panic at the Disco with Fun.
  16. It’s Only Life – The Shins
  17. Accidentally Like a Martyr – Thomas White
  18. Last Call at the Eschaton – Sons of Bill

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Another Week Ends: Moonrise Kingdom, Foolish Folly, Conflicted Lewis Worship, Tiger Moms and Snake Handlers, Hitchens on Dickens, and New Shins

1. A couple of hot-off-the-presses reasons for living. First, pre-registration for the 2012 NYC Mockingbird Conference (4/19-21) opens on Monday! Again, the theme this year is “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts: Honesty, Humility and the Grace of God” and our keynote speaker will be none other than Michael Horton, Reformation Impresario Numero Uno and all around […]